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Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) — private non-profit university. It is located in Quito, Ecuador. It is a young higher education institution, as it was opened in 1988. As a member of Asociación Latinoamericana de Población (ALAP), Institute Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance, Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE), Centro Latinoamericano de Innovación Logística (CLI), USFQ is actively working on developing the academic environment.
The university is ranked number 831 in QS World University Rankings 2024.
USFQ is developing different scientific directions and invites students to join the research.
At USFQ, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at USFQ start from 7,498 USD. International students pay a minimum of 6,998 USD per year. With the help of financial support programs, students can partially or fully cover the cost of education. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.
Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.
Bachelor degree at USFQ
In order to enter a bachelor's program, applicants must successfully pass the entrance exams.
USFQ has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The university has a library where students can do their homework, write scientific papers or just read interesting books. USFQ regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.
What to do after graduation
There are several options to stay in the country after graduation. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Read more about this on the embassy website. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.