Universidad del Valle de Guatemala

country rank  6
world rank  5788

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (University of the Valley of Guatemala) is a non-profit private 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 Consejo de la Enseñanza Privada Superior, Guatemala (Council of Private Higher Education), Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Guatemalan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of the Valley of Guatemala
Acronym UVG
Founded 1966
Motto Excelencia que trasciende
Excellence that transcends
Colours Green

University Location

Address 18 Avenida 11-95, Zona 15, Vista Hermosa III
Guatemala City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
01015 Guatemala
T +502 2364 0336
F +502 2364 0212

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported

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 70-80%
Admission Office 18 Avenida 11-95, Zona 15, Vista Hermosa III
Guatemala City 01015
+502 2364 0336

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad del Valle de Guatemala's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Consejo de la Enseñanza Privada Superior, Guatemala

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencia Centroamericana de Acreditacion de Programas de Arquitectura y de Ingenieria ACAAI

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019