Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán

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world rank  5485

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University Overview

Founded in 1956, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (Francisco Morazán National Pedagogical University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Tegucigalpa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Francisco Morazan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San Pedro Sula. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación de Honduras (Ministry of Education of Honduras), Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (UPNFM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (UPNFM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 62 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Honduran higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPNFM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Francisco Morazán National Pedagogical University
Acronym UPNFM
Founded 1956
Motto Educar para transformar
Education to Change
Colours Blue, yellow and orange

University Location

Address Calle el Dorado, Boulevard Miraflores, frente a Plaza Miraflores
Tegucigalpa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
11101 Francisco Morazan
T +504 239 4503
F +504 231 1257
Other locations San Pedro Sula

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Departamento de Registro, Universidad Pedagogica Nacional, Calle el Dorado, Boulevard Miraflores
Tegucigalpa 11101
+504 239 8037

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación de Honduras

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Superior Universitario Centroamericano (CSUCA)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018