National University of Loja

country rank  13
world rank  4837

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University Overview

Established in 1859, Universidad Nacional de Loja (National University of Loja) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Loja (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Zamora, Catacocha, Zaruma. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo de Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador (Council for Quality Assurance of Higher Education of Ecuador), Universidad Nacional de Loja (UNL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional de Loja (UNL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 160 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name National University of Loja
Name
Acronym UNL
Founded 1859
Motto In Thesavris Sapientiae Glorificatio Vitae
Colours Green, red, yellow and white

University Location

Address Ciudad Universitaria Guillermo Falconí Espinosa La Argelia
Loja (population range: 50,000-249,999)
110150 Loja
Ecuador
T +593 (7) 254 7252
F +593 (7) 254 6075
Other locations Zamora, Catacocha, Zaruma

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Ciudad Universitaria Guillermo Falconí Espinosa La Argelia
Loja 110150
+593 (72) 254 7236
(72) 254 7236

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Nacional de Loja's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo de Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador


Year of first Accreditation
2010

Affiliations

  • RED GLORIA
  • Red Andina de Universidades para la Gestion del Riesgo y el Cambio Climatico
  • La Red de Bosques Andinos
  • Sociedad Iberoamericana y del Caribe para la Restauracion Ecologica SIACRE
  • Iniciativa para el Monitoreo Hidrologico de Ecosistemas Andinos IMHEA
  • La Red de herbarios del Ecuador
  • Red de Investigacion en Salud Publica Zona Sur del Ecuador
  • Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Restauracion de Paisajes

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019