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Latin American University of Science and Technology (ULACIT) — private for-profit university. It is located in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is a modern higher education institution, established in 1988. ULACIT is a member of Unidad de Rectores de las Universidades Privadas en Costa Rica (UNIRE), Costa Rican-American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), Cámara Costarricense de Tecnología de Información y Comunicación (CAMTIC), Asociación Empresarial para el Desarrollo (AED).

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2023, it is among top-1000.

ULACIT conducts research in many fields of study. For more information, visit the official site.

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ULACIT tuition fees

The academic year at ULACIT is continuous, which means that students have no break between courses. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at ULACIT for local citizens starts from 10 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 5,000 USD. The university provides tuition assistance to some students through financial aid programs. They are available to both locals and foreigners. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

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ULACIT campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in San Jose. This opens up all the delights of life in a big city for students: a rich infrastructure, a large selection of entertainment, convenient transport, as well as more opportunities for internships or part-time jobs. However, for some students, such an abundance of opportunities can be distracting. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. Foreigners who come to ULACIT through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

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What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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