Founded in 1867, Universidad de Cuenca (University of Cuenca) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Cuenca (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Azuay. 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 de Cuenca (UCUENCA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Cuenca (UCUENCA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 152 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
degrees PreBachelor degrees
degrees Bachelor degrees
degrees Master degrees
degrees Doctoral degrees
|Local students Local student||0-1,000 US$
|International students Int'l student||1,000-2,500 US$
|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 Office||Avenida 12 de Abril s/n y Agustin Cueva
+593 (7) 283 1688
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo de Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador
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Open Education Consortium
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