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Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) is an Ecuadorian private non-profit liberal-arts university. Founded in 1988, USFQ was the first totally private self-financed university in Ecuador. It is known as a liberal arts institution that promotes the quest for knowledge, individual liberties, and the entrepreneurial spirit as a means for the development of Ecuadorian society through excellence in teaching, supported by qualified and committed faculty, comprehensive and rigorous curricula, and adequate resources. Goodness, beauty, and truth are the guiding principles under which the university was created. USFQ students shall have instilled in them a passion for learning, love for justice, and the need for freedom in order to be citizens of the world objectively celebrating differences and strongly promoting free enterprise as a means for a better future The university now enrolls 5,000 students, 3,300 of whom are undergraduates. Although USFQ receives no funding from the government of Ecuador, its 230 full-time and 450 part-time faculty comprise one-half of all the people in that nation who hold a doctorate. Their main campus is located in Cumbaya, outside Quito, recognized as the most beautiful campus in the country, students enjoy of their library, wireless connection, laboratories, classrooms and seven themed restaurants....
701+
2016
701+
2017
701-750
2018
  • 41
    Employer Reputation
  • 61.2
    International Faculty
71
2014
68
2015
57
2016
LatAm University Rankings
  • 62.80
    Overall Score
  • 54
    Academic Reputation
  • 69.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 92.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 15.8
    Papers per Faculty
  • 77.7
    International Research Network
  • 68
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 26.4
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
485
International
109

Number of students

7,430
Postgraduate 6%
Undergraduate 94%

Number of international students

407
Postgraduate 3%
Undergraduate 97%
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.