Universidad Americana, Costa Rica

country rank  16
world rank  7789

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Founded in 1997, Universidad Americana, Costa Rica (American University, Costa Rica) is a private higher-education institution located in the metropolis of San José (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), San Jose. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education of Costa Rica), Universidad Americana, Costa Rica (UAM) is a coeducational Costa Rican higher education institution. Universidad Americana, Costa Rica (UAM) 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. UAM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name American University, Costa Rica
Acronym UAM
Founded 1997

University Location

Address B° Los Yoses frente a pollos Kentucky
San José
1901-1002 San Jose
Costa Rica
Tel +506 2207 7000
Fax +506 2224 7779

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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International
students
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Americana, Costa Rica's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada (CONESUP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020