University of the Valley of Guatemala (UVG) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Guatemala. UVG began its work in the year 1966. The university has an urban campus in Guatemala City. University of the Valley of Guatemala is among the top 10 universities of Guatemala, which attracts the best students and professors Guatemala can offer.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. Throughout the admission period more than 80 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in UVG the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. University of the Valley of Guatemala chose to divide its academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 5,000 USD per year. A master’s degree of UVG will cost a student a significant sum of 5,000 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. For more information you can visit the official website of the university

The composition of the university. University of the Valley of Guatemala is a small educational institution, with approximately 4000 students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UVG. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1966
Abbreviation UVG
Students 3,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Excelencia que trasciende
• Consejo de la Enseñanza Privada Superior, Guatemala
World ranking 5124
Country ranking 6
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 5124
Cost of living in Guatemala City
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 136 235
Food 133 237
Transportation 13 70
Communications and utilities 81 76
Clothing 24 90
Sports and leisure 24 77
Total 411 785
Accommodation in Guatemala City USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 138
Shared room in city centre 238
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 189
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 330
Alternative title
English University of the Valley of Guatemala
old Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
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