National University of the East (UNE) - public higher education institution in Paraguay. UNE was founded in 1993. Thanks to its quite favourable location inside Ciudad del Este, students can enjoy an active city life with a rural serenity. National University of the East is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities of Paraguay taking its rightful place among the top 5 educational institutions of the country.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicants must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. More than a half (60%) of the applicants manage to secure their spot at UNE, however, the percentage may change depending on the faculty and the popularity of the course. The academic year in UNE is divided to 2 academic semesters. UNE has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. Master’s studies at UNE will cost about 1,000 USD per year. Before starting to plan your education at UNE read more information on the official website

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, National University of the East teaches more than 14 thousand students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The academic staff consists of 399 specialists.

Infrastructure of UNE. In addition the university has the developed sports infrastructure.
Ranking   6750   3
Country Paraguay
City Ciudad del Este
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 0 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 0 USD/year.
Acceptance Rate 60%
Official Website
General information
Finance type For-profit
Organization type Public
Established 1993
Abbreviation UNE
Teachers 399
Students 14,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Sport facilities Available
• Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Paraguay
World ranking 6750
Country ranking 3
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 6750
Alternative title
old Universidad Nacional del Este
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