Universidad de la República

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world rank  3224

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University Overview

Founded in 1833, Universidad de la República (University of the Republic) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Montevideo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Salto, Paysandú, Tacuarembó, Rivera, Maldonado, Rocha. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay (Ministry of Education and Culture, Uruguay), Universidad de la República (UDELAR) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de la República (UDELAR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education 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. UDELAR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name University of the Republic
Acronym UDELAR
Founded 1833

University Location

Address Avenida 18 de Julio 1824, 2o piso
Montevideo (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
54111 Montevideo
T +598 (2) 400 9201
F +598 (2) 408 0303
Other locations Salto, Paysandú, Tacuarembó, Rivera, Maldonado, Rocha

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 None
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 18 de julio 1824, planta baja
Montevideo 11200
+598 (2) 408 2566

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018