Universidad Católica del Uruguay

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world rank  2361

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University Overview

Established in 1985, Universidad Católica del Uruguay (Catholic University of Uruguay) is a private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Montevideo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay (Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay), Universidad Católica del Uruguay (UCUDAL) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Uruguayan higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica del Uruguay (UCUDAL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 35 years old Uruguayan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCUDAL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Catholic University of Uruguay
Acronym UCUDAL
Founded 1985 Origins date back to 1882
Motto Veritas Liberabit Vos
The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida 8 de Octubre 2738
11600 Montevideo
Tel +598 (2) 487 2717
Fax +598 (2) 487 0323

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida 8 de octubre 2738
Montevideo 11600
(2) 487 27 17

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Católica del Uruguay's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure

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