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Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja

San Cayetano Alto, Calle París, Loja Loja,
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Undergraduate Overview

Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja offers a wide range of on-campus and distance learning programs across four key areas: administrative, biological and biomedical, socio-humanistic, and technical. 

On-campus degrees

On campus learning facilitates the development of education within an environment with spaces and laboratories equipped with cutting-edge apparatuses, technology and physical or digital bibliographic resources -from a dynamic, innovative, practical and collaborative teaching methodology-, which allows  permanent interaction between teachers, students and classmates, making this an enriching academic process, thanks to shared ideas, experiences and personal visions.

Open and distance learning degrees 

Open and distance learning dilutes the classical models of education and enhances collaborative work and multiculturalism with the exchange of ideas between people from different places, united in an almost face-to-face manner through technological tools. Distance study empowers new attitudes and competencies that evolve balanced with the new generations, providing the versatility that each individual requires according to their form and lifestyle.

Entry requirements and how to apply

If you’re an international student who’s interested in applying to Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, you will need to submit the following:

  • Full color photocopy of your identity card or passport
  • Full color photocopy of your up-to-date voting certificate
  • Full color ID photo 
  • Photocopy of your bachelor's degree certified by the educational institution conferred by the Directorate of Education or a public notary

If you have obtained your bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in another country other than Ecuador, you must have this recognized and certified by the Ministry of Education of Ecuador. 


Remember that the legalization of your registration is essential to ensure your entry to Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja. Failure to carry out this process may cause for the cancellation of enrollment, in accordance with the provisions of Article No. 35 of the Rules of Academic Regulations.

Click here for more information about international admissions. 

University Highlights

Total students - 45,687


Total faculty staff - 822


Total students - 45,687


Total faculty staff - 822

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