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Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala

Guatemala City, GT, Guatemala City Guatemala
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputLow
    • Student/Faculty Ratio23
    • SizeXL
    • Total Faculty8,699

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    Located in Guatemala City, the capital of Guatemala, the University of San Carlos of Guatemala is notable for being the oldest and largest university in the country. In fact, only three other universities in the Americas are older than the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, as it was founded in 1676 by Charles II of Spain. The university has undergone several transformations over the years, but today consists of 40 academic units: 10 colleges, 10 schools, 19 regional centers and one technical institute. Over 150,000 students are enrolled for study here. 

    About

    Located in Guatemala City, the capital of Guatemala, the University of San Carlos of Guatemala is notable for being the oldest and largest university in the country. In fact, only three other universities in the Americas are older than the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, as it was founded in 1676 by Charles II of Spain. The university has undergone several transformations over the years, but today consists of 40 academic units: 10 colleges, 10 schools, 19 regional centers and one technical institute. Over 150,000 students are enrolled for study here. 

    University highlights

    LatAm University Rankings

    • 2013
      #151-160
    • 2014
      #181-190
    • 2015
      #201-300
    • 2016
      #191-200
    • 2018
      #201-250
    • 2019
      #181-190
    • 2020
      #191-200
    • 2021
      #151-160
    • 2022
      #191-200

    Ranking criteria

    29.1
    Academic Reputation
    29.2
    Employer Reputation
    9.4
    Faculty Student Ratio
    1.2
    Papers per Faculty
    23
    Citations per Paper
    28.1
    International Research Network
    47.2
    Web Impact

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    197,120

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    Total faculty staff
    8,699

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    8699

    Total students
    197,120

    Total faculty staff
    8,699

    8699
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