Universidad Catolica de Honduras

country rank  6
world rank  7486

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, Universidad Catolica de Honduras (Catholic University of Honduras) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Tegucigalpa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Francisco Morazan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San Pedro Sula, La Ceiba, Santa Rosa de Copan, Siguatepeque, Juticalpa, Choluteca, Danli. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación de Honduras (Ministry of Education of Honduras), Universidad Catolica de Honduras (UNICAH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Catolica de Honduras (UNICAH) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Honduran higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Catholic University of Honduras
Acronym UNICAH
Founded 1993

University Location

Address Bo. Casamata Calle el Seminario 1143
Tegucigalpa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
01143 Francisco Morazan
T +504 238 6794
F +504 238 6797
Other locations San Pedro Sula, La Ceiba, Santa Rosa de Copan, Siguatepeque, Juticalpa, Choluteca, Danli

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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 Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Barrio Casamata Calle el Seminario
Tegucigalpa 01143
+504 238 6794

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Catolica de Honduras'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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación de Honduras

Year of first Accreditation


  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure

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