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Universidad Nacional Costa Rica

Location

Omar Dengo, Heredia Costa Rica

Ranking

# 1201-1400QS World University Rankings

About Universidad Nacional Costa Rica

Universidad Nacional Costa Rica is a public university in the Republic of Costa Rica, in Central America. The main campus is located in the city of Heredia. It is one of five public universities in the country and the second most prestigious. More than 12,000 students study at its main campus. In addition to undergraduate programs, it offers 16 Master of Arts degrees and is strong in ecology, sociology and education related coursework.

UNA offers more than 65 graduate and postgraduate degree programs in various fields, such as natural sciences, earth and marine sciences, education, social sciences, health sciences, philosophy, literature and arts

About Universidad Nacional Costa Rica

Universidad Nacional Costa Rica is a public university in the Republic of Costa Rica, in Central America. The main campus is located in the city of Heredia. It is one of five public universities in the country and the second most prestigious. More than 12,000 students study at its main campus. In addition to undergraduate programs, it offers 16 Master of Arts degrees and is strong in ecology, sociology and education related coursework.

UNA offers more than 65 graduate and postgraduate degree programs in various fields, such as natural sciences, earth and marine sciences, education, social sciences, health sciences, philosophy, literature and arts

University information

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Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

Universidad Nacional Costa Rica is one of the top public universities in Heredia, Costa Rica. It is ranked #1201-1400 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2014
    #651-700
  • 2015
    # 701+
  • 2016
    #701+
  • 2017
    #701+
  • 2018
    #801-1000
  • 2019
    #751-800
  • 2020
    #801-1000
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #1001-1200
  • 2023
    #1001-1200
  • 2024
    #1001-1200
  • 2025
    #1201-1400

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