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Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC)

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private


  • FOCUS Comprehensive


The most prestigious private university in Honduras and one of the most recognized in Central America, UNITEC, is part of Laureate International Universities, the world's largest network of private universities with almost one million students in 80 universities in 29 countries in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the United States. UNITEC was founded in 1987 and delivers university education at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate levels as well as technical and vocational training programs in its eight campuses located in the cities of Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula and La Ceiba. We had three academic differentiators: a robust English as a Foreign Language program, a student-centered educational model and a strong emphasis on entrepreneurship. It is also the only institution of further education with entirely online programs such as the bachelor’s program in Business Management and Masters´ program in Project Management.

We offers other unique degree programs in Honduras such as: Gastronomy, Fashion design, Energy, Biomedical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering and Telecommunications Engineering, as well as the Master’s in Corporate Communication Management of and International Business Management (Global MBA) and Doctorate in Economics and Business. We also have an MBA program for Sports Management with Escuela Real Madrid Universidad Europea.

These and all other academic programs in UNITEC are characterized by a high degree of internationality. In recent years, more than 2,500 students participated in academic trips, dual degree programs and internships in foreign universities.

Our mission: To form professional entrepreneurs capable of transforming society with their skills and values in order to achieve sustainable development. UNITEC is well on its way to become the best university in Central America accredited for its academic quality, use of advanced technology and educating professionals with both a local and global focus.

This institute is rated 3 Stars based on 7 categories.
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LatAm University Rankings
  • 54.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 24
    Faculty Staff with PhD
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
With PhD

Number of students

Postgraduate 28%
Undergraduate 72%

Number of international students

Postgraduate 0%
Undergraduate 9%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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