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Evangelical University of the Americas (UNELA) — private non-profit university. It is located in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is a modern higher education institution, established in 1992. As a member of Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior (CONESUP), International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE), UNELA is actively working on developing the academic environment.

UNELA does research in different fields of study. You can find them on the official site.

LocationSan Jose, Costa Rica
Establishment year1992
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UNELA tuition fees

The academic year at UNELA is continuous. It means that students have no break between courses. However, for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UNELA are different for locals and foreigners. Costa Rica citizens pay 2 USD per year, while international students pay a minimum of 1,000 USD. 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 important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendarContinuous

UNELA campus

The campus of UNELA is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs.

University students have access to the library. It contains a collection of scientific papers, textbooks and fiction. The university has a developed sports infrastructure, which includes sports grounds and clubs.

Campus TypeUrban
Sport FacilitiesYes
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What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Costa Rica after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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