National University of Costa Rica (UNA) - public higher education institution in Costa Rica. UNA opened its doors in 1973. National University of Costa Rica has an urban campus in Heredia.

University ranking. National University of Costa Rica ranks second in the national rating of Costa Rica. The university can boast a strong track record, ranking 10 in the national ranking of Costa Rica.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. Upon review about(80%) of applicants receive a positive response. National University of Costa Rica chose to divide its academic year into semesters. 1,000 USD/год. The university also offers master’s programs that cost USD per year. On the official website of the university ( you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, National University of Costa Rica teaches more than 13 thousand students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The university employs 1500 teachers and professors. You can find the university on Flickr, Itunes, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, which might tell you more about the day to day life of UNA.

Infrastructure of UNA. The library is available to all of the students. The university is a member of Consejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE).
Ranking   843   2
Country Costa Rica
City Heredia
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 2 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 8 USD/year.
Living expenses $551 -941 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 80%
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1973
Abbreviation UNA
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
• Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica
• Consejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE)
World ranking 843
Country ranking 2
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 843
QS World University Rankings 808
Alternative title
English National University of Costa Rica
Spanish Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
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Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.