World ranking 587
Country ranking 1
Academic Reputation 291
Employer Reputation 318
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 587
QS World University Rankings 530
Cost of living in San Jose
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 209 292
Food 218 358
Transportation 44 106
Communications and utilities 68 65
Clothing 25 95
Sports and leisure 29 105
Total 593 1,021
Accommodation in San Jose USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 211
Shared room in city centre 295
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 346
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 533
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad de Costa Rica
old Universidad de Costa Rica
Location on map
University of Costa Rica (UCR) - public higher education institution in Costa Rica. The history of UCR can be traced back to1940 . University of Costa Rica has an urban campus in San Jose.

University ranking. International rankings unanimously agree that University of Costa Rica is the best in Costa Rica. The university is in the top 5% according to international ratings. UCR is among the best in terms of education quality, proudly standing in the top 300 in the international rankings according to this criterion. International employers prefer the students from UCR as the university boasts very low graduate unemployment rates.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. University of Costa Rica chose to divide its academic year into semesters.

The composition of the university. University of Costa Rica is a big educational institution, attended by more than 35 thousand students. The teaching staff consists of more than 1700 specialists. UCR has the following social media pages Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UCR. The university has a functioning library. The university is one of the Consejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE).
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8432National UniversityHeredia1,000 USD1,000 USD
8463Latin American University of Science and TechnologySan José5,000 USD5,000 USD
19094State University of Distance Education
5Costa Rica Institute of TechnologyCartago1,000 USD1,000 USD
6EARTH UniversityPuerto Limón