Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, Managua

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world rank  3795

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University Overview

Founded in 1812, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, Managua (National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Managua) 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 Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, Managua (UNAN-Managua) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, Managua (UNAN-Managua) 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 206 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UNAN-Managua also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Managua
Acronym UNAN-Managua
Founded 1812
Motto A la libertad por la universidad
To Freedom for the University

University Location

Address De Enel Central 21/2 Km al Sur, Villa Fontana
Managua (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +505 (2) 786 779
F +505 (2) 774 943

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua


  • Consejo Nacional de Universidades (CNU)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018