ORT Uruguay University

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world rank  3243

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University Overview

Founded in 1943, Universidad ORT Uruguay (ORT Uruguay University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Montevideo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay (Ministry of Education and Culture, Uruguay), Universidad ORT Uruguay (ORT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad ORT Uruguay (ORT) 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name ORT Uruguay University
Acronym ORT
Founded 1943

University Location

Address Cuareim 1451
Montevideo (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
11100 Montevideo
T +598 2902 1505
F +598 2903 9360

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Cuareim 1451
Montevideo 11100
+598 2902 1505

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to ORT Uruguay University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • ARCU-SUR Mercosur Accreditation Mechanism
  • AMBA Association of MBAs


  • International Association of Universities IAU
  • Union de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe UDUAL

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020