Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción

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world rank  7060

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University Overview

Founded in 1960, Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Asunción (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Asuncion. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Encarnación, Ciudad del Este, Villarrica, Concepción, Carapeguá, San Ignacio, Coronel Oviedo, Pedro Juan Caballero. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Paraguay (Ministry of Education and Culture, Paraguay), Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (UCNSA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (UCNSA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Paraguayan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCNSA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic University
Acronym UCNSA
Founded 1960
Motto In Principio Erat Verbum
In the beginning was the word
Colours Azul

University Location

Address Independencia Nacional y Comuneros
Asunción (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Asuncion
Paraguay
T +595 (21) 441 044
F +595 (21) 445 245
Other locations Encarnación, Ciudad del Este, Villarrica, Concepción, Carapeguá, San Ignacio, Coronel Oviedo, Pedro Juan Caballero

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Tte. Cantaluppi y G. Molinas
Asunción
+595 (21) 334650

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Paraguay


Year of first Accreditation
2006


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación de la Educación Superior (ANEAES)

Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure

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