National University of Córdoba (UNC) - public higher education institution in Argentina. UNC began its activity in 1613. The main campus of the university is located in Cordoba.

University ranking. National University of Córdoba is one of the leading universities of Argentina. National University of Córdoba is among the oldest and the most prestigious universities of Argentina. National University of Córdoba is in the top 5% according to the international rankings. The university is in the top 300 in education quality. According to surveys the university has a high standing among employers.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. UNC has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. In order to obtain a master’s degree the student must spend about 1,000 USD per year. Not everyone can study full time, so National University of Córdoba offers such students a wide range of online programs. On the official website ( of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. National University of Córdoba is among the largest universities that educates more then 97 thousand students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. The ratio of foreign students at UNC is 1% of all students. More than 4 thousand teachers are employed by the university. During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. The university is present on social media: Twitter, Facebook, so if you want to know more about its daily happenings and events this is the place to go.

Infrastructure of UNC. The university has a functioning library. Students also finds the developed sports infrastructure of the university very attractive.
Ranking   620   9
Country Argentina
City Cordoba
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 10 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 10 USD/year.
Living expenses $428 -810 USD/month
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1613
Abbreviation UNC
Teachers 4,806
Students 97,941
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
• Comisión Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación Universitaria, Argentina
World ranking 620
Country ranking 9
Academic Reputation 262
Employer Reputation 299
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 620
QS World University Rankings 580
Cost of living in Cordoba
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 120 164
Food 161 298
Transportation 36 89
Communications and utilities 60 63
Clothing 33 125
Sports and leisure 19 70
Total 428 810
Accommodation in Cordoba USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 122
Shared room in city centre 166
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 183
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 227
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
French Université nationale de córdoba
it Università Nazionale di Córdoba
old Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
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National University of Córdoba - Official Description

TOWARDS 400 YEARS OF HISTORY The National University of Cordoba (UNC) is a leading teaching and research university located in Cordoba, one of the most important and fast-growing cities of Argentina. UNC was founded in 1613. A rich history of events turned it into an important center of cultural, scientific, political and social influence for the country and the region. In 1918 UNC students were the protagonists of the University Reform Movement, a major turning point in the history of Latin American universities. More than 108.000 students make UNC university life vibrant. Academic and cultural activities take place in UNC Campus, 109 hectares home to most faculties, schools, and sports fields and also downtown, where UNC libraries, museums, and one astronomical observatory are located. UNC offers 90 undergraduate and 160 postgraduate degrees across 12 faculties and 98 research institutes. UNC understands the internationalization of higher education as a main principle for institutional strengthening and a strategy for improving academic quality. It encourages student and staff mobility and international project participation and funding. UNC fosters regional integration and development through promoting academic networks and joint research.

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