Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic University (UCA) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Paraguay. UCA was founded in 1950. The main building of the university proudly stands in Asuncion inside an urban campus. Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic University is one of the top educational institutions in Paraguay that never leaves the country’s top 5 places to study.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In addition to the results of the examinations the applicant must submit a certificate of the previous academic performance. More than a half (80%) of the applicants manage to secure their spot at UCA, however, the percentage may change depending on the faculty and the popularity of the course. The academic year in UCA is divided to 2 academic semesters. Studying bachelor’s at UCA is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. Master’s studies at UCA will cost about 1,000 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. In addition to full time programs, the university also offers a wide range of online courses. Before starting to plan your education at UCA read more information on the official website http://www.uc.edu.py.

The composition of the university. Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic University is relatively small, teaching about 3000 students on average. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The academic staff consists of 699 specialists. UCA has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter.

Infrastructure of UCA. There is a library on the campus. The university is included in the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU).
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1950
Abbreviation UCA
Teachers 699
Students 2,999
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
In Principio Erat Verbum
Accreditation
• Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Paraguay
Affiliations
• International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Rankings
World ranking 7822
Country ranking 4
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 7822
Cost of living in Asuncion
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 98 130
Food 97 178
Transportation 20 69
Communications and utilities 87 76
Clothing 16 62
Sports and leisure 15 56
Total 332 570
Accommodation in Asuncion USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 99
Shared room in city centre 131
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 147
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 219
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción
old Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción
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