Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala

country rank  1
world rank  1078

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University Overview

Founded in 1676, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (University of San Carlos of Guatemala) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Guatemala City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Guatemala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Guatemala (Ministry of Education, Guatemala), Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC) 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 342 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of San Carlos of Guatemala
Acronym USAC
Founded 1676
Motto Id y enseñad a todos
Go and teach everybody

University Location

Address Ciudad Universitaria, Zona 12
Guatemala City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
01012 Guatemala
Guatemala
T +502 2418 8000
F +502 2476 9724

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
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
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Guatemala

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018