Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense

country rank  10
world rank  8148

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense (University of the Autonomous Regions of the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Puerto Cabeza (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bluefields, Nueva Guinea, Las Minas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua (National Council of Universities, Nicaragua), Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense (URACCAN) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense (URACCAN) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy.

University Location

Puerto Cabeza (population range: 50,000-249,999)
North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region
T +505 2248-2119
F +505 2248-4685
Other locations Bluefields, Nueva Guinea, Las Minas

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection None
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense's Library
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
Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua


  • Consejo Nacional de Universidades (CNU)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018