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Universidad de Las Américas Ecuador

Quito Campus, Quito Ecuador
    • StatusPrivate
    • Research OutputMedium
    • Student/Faculty Ratio13
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty906

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    Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) is a private, non-profit institution of higher education in Quito, Ecuador.   Founded in 1994, UDLA has established itself as a university that embraces change with a spirit of innovation and a forward-looking institutional culture that responds to student´s needs and a dynamic global society.   

    From its early days, UDLA has grown to the largest self-financed university in Ecuador, with four state-of-the-art facilities plus an experimental farm and an ever-increasing presence in research.   Today the university serves around 17,000 students in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate programs across the disciplines: health sciences, engineering, architecture and design, business, gastronomy, communication, tourism, psychology, film, and music.

    UDLA is the only Ecuadorian university to hold institutional accreditation from a U.S. regional accrediting agency, WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).  UDLA offers six-month exchange programs to international students who are fluent in Spanish and seeking to spend a semester in Ecuador, as well as the chance to apply for full degrees at UDLA from overseas.


    About

    Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) is a private, non-profit institution of higher education in Quito, Ecuador.   Founded in 1994, UDLA has established itself as a university that embraces change with a spirit of innovation and a forward-looking institutional culture that responds to student´s needs and a dynamic global society.   

    From its early days, UDLA has grown to the largest self-financed university in Ecuador, with four state-of-the-art facilities plus an experimental farm and an ever-increasing presence in research.   Today the university serves around 17,000 students in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate programs across the disciplines: health sciences, engineering, architecture and design, business, gastronomy, communication, tourism, psychology, film, and music.

    UDLA is the only Ecuadorian university to hold institutional accreditation from a U.S. regional accrediting agency, WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).  UDLA offers six-month exchange programs to international students who are fluent in Spanish and seeking to spend a semester in Ecuador, as well as the chance to apply for full degrees at UDLA from overseas.


    University highlights

    LatAm University Rankings

    • 2015
      #301+
    • 2016
      #301+
    • 2018
      #181-190
    • 2019
      #201-250
    • 2020
      #201-250
    • 2021
      #201-250
    • 2022
      #181-190

    Ranking criteria

    25.8
    Academic Reputation
    26.1
    Employer Reputation
    34.1
    Faculty Student Ratio
    7.1
    Papers per Faculty
    9.6
    Citations per Paper
    11
    Faculty Staff with PhD
    39.8
    International Research Network
    34.8
    Web Impact

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    12,033

    6%
    94%

    Total faculty staff
    906

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    906

    Total students
    12,033

    6%
    94%

    Total faculty staff
    906

    906
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