Founded in 1676, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (University of San Carlos of Guatemala) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Guatemala City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Guatemala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Guatemala (Ministry of Education, Guatemala), Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 341 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USAC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.
Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.
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Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.
Men and Women (coed)
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Yes, based on entrance examinations
Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.
Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Guatemala
Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.
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Centre for Marine Studies and Aquaculture University Center of Chimaltenango University Center of Izabal University Center of Jutiapa Northwestern University Center Western University Center Eastern University Center University Center of Petén San Marcos University Center University Center of Santa Rosa Southwestern University Center Southeast University Center North University Center South University Center School of Political Science School of Science and Technology of Sport and Physical Activity School of Communication Sciences School of Language School of Psychological Sciences School of Teacher Education for Secondary Education School of History School of Social Work School of Arts Faculty of Agronomy Faculty of Architecture Faculty of Economics Faculty of Law and Social Sciences Faculty of Medical Sciences Faculty of Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy Faculty of Humanities Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Dentistry Maya Technology Institute Guatemala Southern Institute of Technology
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Site last updated: Sunday, 10 December 2017