Costa Rica Institute of Technology

country rank  3
world rank  1977

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (Costa Rica Institute of Technology) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Cártago (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Cartago. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: San Carlos, San José. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education of Costa Rica), Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (ITCR) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Costa Rican higher education institution. Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (ITCR) 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 49 years old Costa Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Costa Rican higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ITCR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym ITCR
Founded 1971
Motto Formación Sólida, Óptimos Resultados
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Del costado este de los Tribunales de Justicia, 300 mtrs sur, 400 mtrs este.
Cártago
159-7050 Cartago
Costa Rica
Tel +506 2550 2216
Fax +506 2551 7424
Other locations San Carlos, San José

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Del costado este de los Tribunales de Justicia, 300 mtrs sur, 400 mtrs este.
Cartago 159-7050
2550 2308

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Costa Rica Institute of Technology's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
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

  • Sistema Nacional de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (SINAES)
  • Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Consejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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