Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala

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world rank  930

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University Overview

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 metropolis of Guatemala City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Guatemala. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Guatemala (Ministry of Education of Guatemala), Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Guatemalan 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 344 years old Guatemalan 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of San Carlos of Guatemala
Acronym USAC
Founded 1676
Motto Id y enseñad a todos
Go and teach everybody

University Location

Address Ciudad Universitaria, Zona 12
Guatemala City
01012 Guatemala
Guatemala
Tel +502 2418 8000
Fax +502 2476 9724

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021