National University of the East, Paraguay

country rank  6
world rank  8419

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University Overview

Established in 1993, Universidad Nacional del Este (National University of the East, Paraguay) is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Ciudad del Este (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Alto Parana. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ciudad del Este. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Paraguay (Ministry of Education and Culture, Paraguay), Universidad Nacional del Este (UNE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional del Este (UNE) 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 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Paraguayan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name National University of the East, Paraguay
Acronym UNE
Founded 1993
Colours Green and yellow

University Location

Address Casilla 389
Ciudad del Este (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Alto Parana
T +595 (61) 575478
F +595 (61) 575479
Other locations Ciudad del Este

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 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 50-60%
Admission Office Km 8 lado Acaray a 1200 mts. De la Ruta Int. NºVII calle UNE c/Rca. Del Paraguay
Ciudad del Este
+595 (61) 575478

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Not reported Go to National University of the East, Paraguay's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Paraguay

Year of first Accreditation


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