Universidad San Francisco de Quito

country rank  5
world rank  2738

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University Overview

Established in 1988, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (San Francisco de Quito University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Quito (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pichincha. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cumbaya. 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 San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 31 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name San Francisco de Quito University
Acronym USFQ
Founded 1988
Motto Studium, Progressus, Labor
Study, Progress, Work
Colours Red

University Location

Address Diego de Robles y Pampite, Cumbayá
Quito (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
170901 Pichincha
Ecuador
T +593 (2) 297 1700
F +593 (2) 289 0070
Other locations Cumbaya

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Diego de Robles y Pampite, Cumbayá
Quito 170901
+593 (2) 2971 821
(2) 2971 824

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad San Francisco de Quito's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Consejo de Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador


Year of first Accreditation

1995

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Latinoamericana de Población (ALAP)
  • Institut Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance (IPB-WA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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