Francisco Morazán National Pedagogical University

country rank  3
world rank  4499

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University Overview

Founded in 1956, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (Francisco Morazán National Pedagogical University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Tegucigalpa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Francisco Morazan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San Pedro Sula. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación de Honduras (Ministry of Education of Honduras), Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (UPNFM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (UPNFM) 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 64 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Honduran higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Francisco Morazán National Pedagogical University
Acronym UPNFM
Founded 1956
Motto Educar para transformar
Education to Change
Colours Blue, yellow and orange

University Location

Address Calle el Dorado, Boulevard Miraflores, frente a Plaza Miraflores
Tegucigalpa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
11101 Francisco Morazan
T +504 239 4503
F +504 231 1257
Other locations San Pedro Sula

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Departamento de Registro, Universidad Pedagogica Nacional, Calle el Dorado, Boulevard Miraflores
Tegucigalpa 11101
+504 2239 8037

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Francisco Morazán National Pedagogical University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación de Honduras

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Superior Universitario Centroamericano CSUCA


  • Consejo Superior Universitario Centroamericano CSUCA; La Union de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe UDUAL; Universia Network

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020