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Universidad Nacional Costa Rica

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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

701+
2016
701+
2017
801-1000
2018
  • 25.1
    Faculty Student
=54
2015
55
2016
50
2017
101-150
2018
48
2018
LatAm University Rankings
  • 62.8
    Overall Score
  • 62.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 76.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 56.2
    Faculty Student
  • 63.9
    Web Impact
  • 92.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 50.5
    International Research Network
=54
2015
55
2016
50
2017
101-150
2018
48
2018
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 1973
    Establishment Year
  • 801-1000
    WUR Overall
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,173
International
45

Number of students

15,218
Postgraduate %
Undergraduate 100%
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