Universidad Centroamericana

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world rank  4521

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University Overview

Established in 1960, Universidad Centroamericana (Central American University) is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Managua (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua (National Council of Universities, Nicaragua), Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) 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 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name
Name Central American University
Acronym UCA
Founded 1960
Motto Somos UCA
We're UCA

University Location

Address Avenida Universitaria
Managua (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Managua
Nicaragua
T +505 (2) 278 3923
F +505 (2) 670 106

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
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International
students
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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
Admission Office

+505

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Centroamericana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Consejo Nacional de Universidades (CNU)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)

Academic Structure

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Instagram

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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019