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About UFM

Francisco Marroquín University (UFM) — private non-profit university. It is located in Guatemala City, Guatemala. It is one of the youngest higher education institutions in the country.

UFM conducts various scientific activities and is inviting students to join the research.

Location
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Establishment year
1971
Students
3,999
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UFM tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at UFM is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees here are different for locals and foreigners. For locals, it starts from 961 USD, and for foreigners — a minimum of 7,500 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 necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Bachelor
Local961USD/year
Foreign7,500USD/year
Master
Local1,281USD/year
Foreign7,500USD/year

Bachelor degree at UFM

Students are accepted to bachelor's programs at UFM based on the results of entrance exams.

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UFM campus

The city campus of UFM provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Guatemala City has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students.

The university students have access to the library. It is an integral part of learning. Students come here for educational literature or to do their homework. UFM has many athletic opportunities. Among them are sports grounds and various clubs. Foreigners who come to UFM through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
Sport Facilities
Yes

What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Guatemala 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. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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