Casa Grande University (UCG) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Ecuador. UCG was established in 1999. The main building of the university proudly stands in Guayaquil inside an urban campus. Casa Grande University is in the top 50 universities of Ecuador.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requires applicant’s academic performance certificate and examination results. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of Ecuador. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 7,500 USD per year. Doing your master’s studies at UCG is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 7,500 USD. In addition, the scholarships provided by the university allow for partial coverage of tuition expenses. In addition to full time programs, the university also offers a wide range of online courses. On the university’s official website ( you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.

The composition of the university. Casa Grande University is quite small, with 2000 students attending its classes. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The academic makeup of UCG includes around 199 teachers. The university offers its students and the academic staff to participate in the international exchange programs. UCG has the following social media pages Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UCG. The students have access to the university’s library. Casa Grande University ia a member of «International Advertising Association (IAA)».
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1999
Abbreviation UCG
Teachers 199
Students 1,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Consejo de Evaluación, Acreditación y Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador
• International Advertising Association (IAA)
World ranking 10220
Country ranking 49
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 10220
Cost of living in Guayaquil
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 173 163
Food 151 258
Transportation 8 70
Communications and utilities 60 59
Clothing 28 106
Sports and leisure 23 116
Total 443 772
Accommodation in Guayaquil USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 175
Shared room in city centre 164
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 204
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 280
Alternative title
old Universidad Casa Grande
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