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Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Universidad del Valle Guatemala, UVG, founded in 1966, is one of the most prestigious universities in Central America, due to its cutting-edge technology and leadership in promoting high-level research and teaching.

For more than fifty-two years we had seek and welcome talented people who want to be agents of change. UVG programs offer a distinctive approach of liberal arts and specialized training in applied sciences.  At UVG, you can choose from over 1500 courses in sciences, humanities, engineering and education.

We have two external campuses: Universidad del Valle de Guatemala South Campus located in Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Escuintla and Altiplano Campus Universidad del Valle in Sololá.  These campuses offer relevant academic and extension programs to the region.

UVG has been characterized as an institution that seeks academic excellence with criteria values and support for all students through financial aid and scholarship programs for low income young talented students.  UVG is excellence that transcends.


251-300
2015
301+
2016
171-180
2017
191-200
2018
LatAm University Rankings
  • 36.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 54.3
    Faculty Student
  • 26.8
    Faculty Staff with PhD
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
204
International
17
With PhD
53

Number of students

3,207
Postgraduate 11%
Undergraduate 89%

Number of international students

53
Postgraduate 26%
Undergraduate 74%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

46 Undergraduate Courses

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38 Postgraduate Courses

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