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# 1401+QS World University Rankings

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43Undergraduate programs

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26Postgraduate programs

International

10International students

About PUniversidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil

Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil is located at 2°10’53.08” S, 79°54′21.52” W

Our 26 hectares campus in the heart of Guayaquil gives easy access to students from all cardinal points.  Inside the campus and in the peripheries there are places such as shops, bookshops, cafeterias, restaurants, banks, gyms and parks that make university life easier.

Guayaquil is a tropical port on the Equatorial Pacific coast.  Thanks to its latitude there are only two warm weather seasons making it possible to enjoy outdoor activities and visiting the nearby beaches all year long.  On short trips you can also make environment and cultural changes to experience towns and cities in the Andes Mountains.

Ecuador is one of the countries with the highest level of biodiversity on the planet having 6.4% of the world's flora, 1,656 species of birds, 557 amphibians, 450 reptiles, 403 mammals... In addition, 91 different types of ecosystems have been identified, being a paradise with great ecological value.

About PUniversidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil

Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil is located at 2°10’53.08” S, 79°54′21.52” W

Our 26 hectares campus in the heart of Guayaquil gives easy access to students from all cardinal points.  Inside the campus and in the peripheries there are places such as shops, bookshops, cafeterias, restaurants, banks, gyms and parks that make university life easier.

Guayaquil is a tropical port on the Equatorial Pacific coast.  Thanks to its latitude there are only two warm weather seasons making it possible to enjoy outdoor activities and visiting the nearby beaches all year long.  On short trips you can also make environment and cultural changes to experience towns and cities in the Andes Mountains.

Ecuador is one of the countries with the highest level of biodiversity on the planet having 6.4% of the world's flora, 1,656 species of birds, 557 amphibians, 450 reptiles, 403 mammals... In addition, 91 different types of ecosystems have been identified, being a paradise with great ecological value.

University information

The admission procedure requires:

·         Full color copy of ID or passport

·         3 Passport size pictures (5 cmx 5cm)

·         High school diploma apostilled in the country where they graduated and validated by the Ministry of Education.

·         Copy of behavior certificate provided by school.

·         3 certificates of good reputation. 


Universidad Catholica’s tuition has a considerable deduction due to Institutional policies. We manage three scales and international students’ access to the intermediate scale and tuition fees.  Academic, sports and cultural scholarships are also available. 

General

Bachelor GPA

2+

IELTS

6+

TOEFL

93+

Bachelor

International Baccalaureate

27+

IELTS

6+

TOEFL

93+

Master

TOEFL

93+

IELTS

6+

International Baccalaureate

27+

We tribute our motto: “Forming Future Leaders” so our Faculty has honorable and well known professionals from all disciplines and representing the private and public sectors, who have guided their students to pursue ambitious goals such as the Presidency and Vice-presidency of Ecuador and Ministries and Secretaries of State. 

We have a fabulous reputation earned after 59 years of institutional life.

45.000 alumni that have stood out in their professional areas and have been highly recognized by the community.

It has a radio and TV station with local, national and global coverage, not only broadcasting but also cable and streaming, which is also a place for students of different schools to do their internships.

It has a community and social service program in which national and international students participate helping poor and extremely poor population.

The university provides its students with technological tools for the development of competent training, which includes research and community engagement.

Other student facilities are: 

·         General Library

·         Reading rooms in each Faculty (8)

·         Bamboo information and documentation center

·         Professional football field

·         Bank agency – ATMs

·         Gym

·         Bookshop

·         Colosseum

·         Restaurants and cafeterias in each faculty

·         Club and facilities in General Villamil Playas

Total students

13,750

UG students

90%

PG students

10%

International students

10

UG students

100%

PG students

0%

Total faculty staff

577

Domestic staff

97%

Int'l staff

3%

Student life

There are 3,21% international students in our campus, their favorite activities are attending sporting events, sharing tours to the beaches and Andean cities, and participating in community activities organized by our Pastoral Center. 

We offer them a comprehensive intercultural experience by providing host families who receive international students in their homes, giving them the opportunity to live an intercultural experience by sharing their traditions, typical food and communicating in Spanish language. 

Our campus offer our international students the following services: 

·         Medical Dispensary

·         Psychology department

·         Mediation and legal office

·         Dental Clinic

·         Endodontic Clinic

·         Facilities for students and teaching and working staff

·         Vet’s office

·         Translation Office

·         Student federation building

·         Each faculty has facilities for students’ associations (8)

Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil offers 36 undergraduate programs in different fields of knowledge:

·         In the Administration field the career programs are: Business Administration, Accounting and Audit, International Business, Marketing, Commerce, Foreign Trade and Entrepreneur and Social innovation. 

·         In the field of agriculture, forestry, fishing and vet the career programs are: veterinary medicine and farm production.

·         In the field of Arts and Humanities the career programs are: Graphic Design, Interior Design, Musical Arts, Cinematography, Digital Animation and Literature.

·         In the field of Social Sciences, Journalism, Information and Law the career programs are: Economics, Communication, Organizational Psychology, Social work and Law.

·         In the Education field the career programs are: Education and Pedagogy of national and foreign Language – English.

·         In the field of Industry, Engineering and Construction the career programs are: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Agroindustry, Electronics and Automation, Telecommunications and Electricity.

·         In the field of Health and Wellbeing: Clinical Psychology, Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Nutrition and Dietetics and Physiotherapy. 

·         And in the field of Information and Communication Technology Services (TIC) the career programs are: Tourism and Computing.

·         Catholic University of Guayaquil has general common subjects that are to be taken by all students. These subjects are: Language and Thinking 1 and 2 which are considered basic for all career programs. They provide students with competences such as: optimal management of academic discourse, relevant reading comprehension, and most of all critical thinking which is the foundation of every student training process.  

·         Additionally, two levels of Integral Humanism which is essential for the respect to fundamental values such as solidarity, tolerance and integration to the person’s dignity.

·         Finally, Contemporary Cultures, Computing Science are also compulsory for all the careers.                                                                                                                   

In each school there are subjects specifically linked to the field of knowledge they belong to, articulating the curriculum with subjects related to theoretical foundations, praxis, research, learning integration and communication.

The principle of practical training organizations is kept, focused on real and complex issues that our students deal with. Education is based on challenges and current issues which allow them to understand why and what they study for.    

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Rankings & ratings

PUniversidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil is one of the top private universities in Guayaquil, Ecuador. It is ranked #1401+ in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2022
    #1201+
  • 2023
    #1401+

Ranking criteria

3.4
Academic Reputation
7.5
Employer Reputation
2.8
Faculty Student Ratio
1.2
Citations per Faculty
4.4
International Faculty Ratio
1
International Students Ratio
5.9
International Research Network
30.3
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