EARTH University at

country rank  5
world rank  5533

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, Universidad EARTH (EARTH University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Guacimo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Limon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Liberia, Guanacaste. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education, Costa Rica), Universidad EARTH (EARTH) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad EARTH (EARTH) 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 28 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 0-10% making this Costa Rican higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name EARTH University
Acronym EARTH
Founded 1990

University Location

Address Mercedes de Guacimo
Guacimo (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Costa Rica
T +506 2713 0000
F +506 2713 0001
Other locations Liberia, Guanacaste

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 0-10%
Admission Office Apartado 4442-1000
San Jose
+506 2713 0000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad EARTH's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Sistema Nacional de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (SINAES)


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Academic Structure

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018