Universidad de Cartago (UCA) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Panama. UCA was officially founded in 1999. It has an urban campus located in David. Universidad de Cartago is one of the leaders in Panama, one of the 5 best universities in the country. Despite being one of the youngest educational institutions, Universidad de Cartago it ranks in the national ratings of Panama.
Application process and the cost of tuition.
The enrollment is based on the exam results.
UCA accepts the majority of applicants. There are about 90 seats available per 100 applicants.
The academic year is divided into quarters.
A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD.
Doing your master’s studies at UCA is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 5,000 USD.
The prospective students would be happy to know that the university also offers online programs.
On the official website (http://www.ucapanama.org) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.
The composition of the university.
Universidad de Cartago is on the smaller side, it teaches about 1000 students.
Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply.
The teaching staff is 99 specialists.
During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs.
You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.
Infrastructure of UCA.
The library is available to all of the students.
In addition Universidad de Cartago has its own sports infrastructure.
Universidad de Cartago is a part of the following groups UNIVERSIA, EDUCAMERICAS, CAMARA DE COMERCIO, INDUSTRIAS Y AGRICULTURA DE CHIRIQUI (CAMCHI), ASOCIACION PANAMEÑA DE EJECUTIVOS DE EMPRESA (APEDE).
|Bachelor (foreigners)||5,000 USD/year.|
|Master (foreigners)||5,000 USD/year.|
|Bachelor (citizens)||999 USD/year.|
|Master (citizens)||2,499 USD/year.|
|Living expenses||$637 -1,131 USD/month|