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Universidad UTE

Location

Campus Rumipamba, Quito Ecuador

Ranking

# =137Latin America and the Caribbean Rankings - South America

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27Undergraduate programs

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29Postgraduate programs

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3QS stars

About Universidad UTE

Based in Quito and Santo Domingo , Ecuador, the Universidad UTE is a private university with almost 50 years of experience and tradition. It prides itself on its ability to implement an innovative educational model focused on the student which interconnects teaching, research, and extension within society.

Best known for being the only university in the country with Advanced Research Centers in Biomedicine, and Human Genetics and Genomics, Universidad UTE is where world-class scientists conduct research on rare genetic diseases, population genetics, cancer genomics, and new pharmacological components from Ecuadorian biological resources in order to treat infectious and chronic non-transmittable high impact diseases.

Besides, Universidad UTE has an Aerospatiale Program with The Southwest State University (SWSU) and two country-leading Research Centers in Food, and Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology associated with the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network, which recognize knowledge and technologies that contribute to the policy generation and the solution of problems in the parameters of food security and health promotion based on the production and dissemination of the best scientific evidence.

Universidad UTE offers 25 undergraduate programs and 24 postgraduate programs specializing in art and humanities, business and administration, engineering and technology, life sciences and medicine, natural sciences, and social sciences. 

All undergraduate and graduate programs at Universidad UTE are taught in Spanish. However, some undergraduate programs include subjects in English, and some graduate programs require an intermediate level of English as an entry requirement.

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About Universidad UTE

Based in Quito and Santo Domingo , Ecuador, the Universidad UTE is a private university with almost 50 years of experience and tradition. It prides itself on its ability to implement an innovative educational model focused on the student which interconnects teaching, research, and extension within society.

Best known for being the only university in the country with Advanced Research Centers in Biomedicine, and Human Genetics and Genomics, Universidad UTE is where world-class scientists conduct research on rare genetic diseases, population genetics, cancer genomics, and new pharmacological components from Ecuadorian biological resources in order to treat infectious and chronic non-transmittable high impact diseases.

Besides, Universidad UTE has an Aerospatiale Program with The Southwest State University (SWSU) and two country-leading Research Centers in Food, and Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology associated with the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network, which recognize knowledge and technologies that contribute to the policy generation and the solution of problems in the parameters of food security and health promotion based on the production and dissemination of the best scientific evidence.

Universidad UTE offers 25 undergraduate programs and 24 postgraduate programs specializing in art and humanities, business and administration, engineering and technology, life sciences and medicine, natural sciences, and social sciences. 

All undergraduate and graduate programs at Universidad UTE are taught in Spanish. However, some undergraduate programs include subjects in English, and some graduate programs require an intermediate level of English as an entry requirement.

Browse all undergraduate and postgraduate programs here . 


Get connected!

 Follow and like the Universidad UTE on  Facebook , Twitter and YouTube

Available programs

Universidad UTE currently offers 25 undergraduate programs, specializing in art and humanities, business and administration, engineering and technology, life sciences and medicine, natural sciences, and social sciences. 


Tuition fees

Average tuition fees for undergraduate medicine and dentistry degree programs are US$4000 per academic semester. All other undergraduate degree programs are US$3000 per academic semester. 

International students who study at the university as part of an exchange/study abroad program are exempt from tuition fees. International students are also eligible for scholarships or can opt for interest-free deferred payments through the Medianet network.


Entry requirements and how to apply

If you’re an international student who’s interested in studying at the Universidad UTE, you will need to have a high school diploma (or equivalent). This should be registered with the Ministry of Education or Official Transcriptions. You will also need to pass the university’s admission exam. 

International students who wish to study at the university as part of an exchange/study abroad program will need to provide evidence of the mobility agreements signed between the Universidad UTE and their initial higher education institution. 


Universidad UTE currently offers 24 postgraduate programs, specializing in art and humanities, business and administration, engineering and technology, life sciences natural sciences, and social sciences, as well as medicine and dentistry specializations.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees are US$8140, while the average cost of medicine and dentistry specializations are US$4000 per academic semester. 

Students who have international agreements are exempt from tuition fees. 

Special funding

Students can defer their payment for up to 12 months without added interest if paying with one of the following credit cards: Visa, Diners, Banco Pichincha, Pacificard and Red Medianet

Entry requirements and how to apply


If you’re interested in applying to study at the Universidad UTE, you will need to complete and provide the following: 


•Up-to-date CV

•Motivation letter

•Undergraduate degree – this should be registered with the Ecuadorian Authority of Higher Education - Senescyt or apostilled or legalized via consular in cases of international students

•English proficiency certificate at the level required for the program, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages


For medicine and dentistry specializations, students must also provide: 


•ID card/copy of passport

•Undergraduate degree registered with Senescyt and Ecuadorian Ministry of Public Health

•A passing grade on the Professional Habilitation Exam from Ecuadorian Council of Higher Education Assurance


University information

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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

2,000 USD
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International Students

2,000 USD
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Rankings & ratings

Universidad UTE is one of the top private universities in Quito, Ecuador. It is ranked #=137 in Latin America and the Caribbean Rankings - South America 2024.

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