Fidelitas University

country rank  19
world rank  9386

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University Overview

Established in 1980, Universidad Fidélitas (Fidelitas University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of San Pedro (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), San Jose. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education, Costa Rica), Universidad Fidélitas (UF) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Fidélitas (UF) 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 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Fidelitas University
Acronym UF
Founded 1980
Motto Universidad Fidélitas
Fidélitas University
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address 50 Norte y 75
San Pedro (population range: 50,000-249,999)
8063-1000 San Jose
Costa Rica
T +506 2253 0262
F +506 2283 2186

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Del Colegio Federado de Ingenieros y Arquitectos en Curridabat, 500 mts al norte y 300 al este
San Pedro 8063-1000
+506 2253 0262
2253 0262

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
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 Pública, Costa Rica

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Asociación de Universidaddes Privadas de Centriamérica y Panamá
  • Servicio Civil de Costa Rica
  • Ministerio de Educación Pública de Costa Rica
  • Sistema Nacional de Adreditación de la Superior de Costa Rica (SINAES)


  • Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada (CONESUP)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019