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University of Cuenca (UCUENCA) — public non-profit university. It is located in Cuenca, Ecuador.

The university is ranked number 1468 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

UCUENCA conducts scientific activity in several areas. More information can be found on the official site.

LocationCuenca, Ecuador
Establishment year1867
Acceptance rate60%
Rating QS#1468
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UCUENCA tuition fees

The academic calendar at UCUENCA is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UCUENCA for local citizens starts from 1,000 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 2,499 USD. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters

Bachelor degree at UCUENCA

Admission to undergraduate programs is based on the results of entrance examinations.

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UCUENCA campus

UCUENCA 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. During the period of study, students can use the university library, where they can do homework and write scientific papers. The exchange of intercultural experience occupies a special place in training at UCUENCA. The educational institution regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs and organizes various joint events.

Campus TypeUrban

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. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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