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About UVG

University of the Valley of Guatemala (UVG) — private non-profit university. It is located in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The higher education institution is among the youngest in the country.

UVG does research in different fields of study. You can find them on the official site.

LocationGuatemala City, Guatemala
Establishment year1966
Acceptance rate80%
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UVG tuition fees

The academic calendar at UVG is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Guatemala. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees here are different for locals and foreigners. For locals, it starts from 635 USD, and for foreigners — a minimum of 5,000 USD. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. On the official website of the university, you will find all the relevant information about tuition fees and scholarships.

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters
Financial AidYes

Bachelor degree at UVG

In order to enter a bachelor's program, applicants must successfully pass the entrance exams.

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UVG campus

UVG 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 UVG. 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. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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