José Simeón Cañas Central American University (UCA) - private nonprofit higher education institution in El Salvador. The studies at José Simeón Cañas Central American University began in 1965. José Simeón Cañas Central American University has an urban campus in San Salvador. José Simeón Cañas Central American University is in top 5 universities of El Salvador according to the national rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicants must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. The academic year in UCA is divided to 2 academic semesters. 1,000 USD/год. Master’s studies at UCA will cost about 1,000 USD per year. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. The official website of the university (http://www.uca.edu.sv) can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.

The composition of the university. José Simeón Cañas Central American University is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 10 thousand students. The university employs 1400 teachers and professors. The university offers international student exchange programs, made possible by the vast network of partner educational institutions and companies. The university social media pages cover student life, recent events and more: Twitter, Facebook.

Infrastructure of UCA. The library is available to all of the students. The university is included in the Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL).
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1965
Abbreviation UCA
Teachers 1,499
Students 9,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Universidad para el cambio social
Accreditation
• Ministerio de Educación, República de El Salvador
Affiliations
• Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)
Rankings
World ranking 2868
Country ranking 3
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 2868
Cost of living in San Salvador
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 122 122
Food 139 244
Transportation 19 186
Communications and utilities 75 78
Clothing 22 81
Sports and leisure 17 63
Total 394 774
Accommodation in San Salvador USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 123
Shared room in city centre 123
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 142
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 228
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas
old Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas
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