University of Costa Rica Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) 

IAU-017438
https://www.whed.net/institutions/IAU-017438

IAU Member

Costa Rica

top General Information

Address

Street:Apartado 2060
Ciudad Universitaria Rodrígo Facio

City:San José

Post Code:11501 2060 UCR

Tel.:+506 2511-1250

Fax:+506 2234-0452

WWW:http://www.ucr.ac.cr

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1940, incorporating former schools of the Universidad de Santo Tomás. An autonomous institution.

Academic Year

February to December (February-July; August-December)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (bachillerato) or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination

Tuition Fees

National:3,250 per credit (CRC)

Language(s)

Spanish

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Henning Jensen Pennington

Job title:Rector


International Relations Officer : Leonora de Lemos Medina

Job title:Director, Office of International Affairs and External Cooperation

top Divisions

Faculty : Agronomy

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Food Technology, Zoology


Faculty : Dentistry

Fields of study:Dentistry


Faculty : Economics

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Health Administration, Public Administration, Taxation


Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Testing and Evaluation, English, French, Higher Education, Information Sciences, Library Science, Literature, Management, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Physical Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Spanish, Special Education, Sports, Teacher Training


Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering, Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Surveying and Mapping


Faculty : Fine Arts

Fields of study:Advertising and Publicity, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, Music, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture, Theatre


Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Literature, Modern Languages, Philology, Philosophy


Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Law


Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Cardiology, Chemistry, Community Health, Dentistry, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Medicine, Microbiology, Neurological Therapy, Neurology, Nursing, Nutrition, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Surgery, Urology


Faculty : Microbiology

Fields of study:Haematology, Microbiology, Parasitology


Faculty : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Pharmacy


Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Meteorology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Statistics


Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Communication Studies, Geography, History, Mass Communication, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology


Research Division : Abnormal Haemoglobin and Related Disorders

Fields of study:Pathology

More details:CIHATA


Research Division : Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Fields of study:Agricultural Business

More details:CIEDA


Research Division : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agriculture

More details:IIA


Research Division : Agronomy

Fields of study:Agronomy

More details:CIA


Research Division : Animal Nutrition

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry

More details:CINA


Research Division : Atomic, Molecular and Nuclear Sciences

Fields of study:Atomic and Molecular Physics, Nuclear Physics

More details:CICANUM


Research Division : Cellular and Molecular Biology

Fields of study:Cell Biology, Molecular Biology

More details:CIBCM


Research Division : Central American History

Fields of study:History, Latin American Studies

More details:CIHAC


Research Division : Clodomiro Picado

More details:ICP


Research Division : Crop Protection

Fields of study:Crop Production

More details:CIPROC


Research Division : Economics

Fields of study:Economics

More details:IICE


Research Division : Education

Fields of study:Education

More details:INIE


Research Division : Electro-Chemistry and Chemical Energy

Fields of study:Chemistry

More details:CELEQ


Research Division : Engineering

Fields of study:Engineering

More details:INII


Research Division : Environmental Pollution

Fields of study:Environmental Studies

More details:CICA


Research Division : Food Science and Technology

Fields of study:Food Science, Food Technology

More details:CITA


Research Division : Geology

Fields of study:Geology

More details:CICG


Research Division : Geophysics

Fields of study:Geophysics, Seismology

More details:CIGEFI


Research Division : Grains and Seeds

Fields of study:Plant Pathology

More details:CIGRAS


Research Division : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Health Sciences

More details:INISA


Research Division : Latin American Identity and Culture

Fields of study:Cultural Studies, Latin American Studies

More details:CIICLA


Research Division : Law

Fields of study:Law

More details:IIJ


Research Division : Linguistics

Fields of study:Linguistics

More details:INIL


Research Division : Materials Engineering

Fields of study:Materials Engineering

More details:CICIMA


Research Division : Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Mathematics

More details:CIMPA


Research Division : Mathematics and Meta-Mathematics

Fields of study:Mathematics

More details:CIMM


Research Division : Microstructures

Fields of study:Microelectronics

More details:CIEMIC


Research Division : Natural Products

Fields of study:Natural Resources

More details:CIPRONA


Research Division : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Pharmacy

More details:INIFAR


Research Division : Philosophy

Fields of study:Philosophy

More details:IIF


Research Division : Population Studies

Fields of study:Demography and Population

More details:Central American, CCP


Research Division : Psychology

Fields of study:Psychology

More details:IIP


Research Division : Public Administration

Fields of study:Public Administration

More details:CICAP


Research Division : Sea Sciences and Limnology

Fields of study:Limnology, Marine Science and Oceanography

More details:CIMAR


Research Division : Social Studies

Fields of study:Social Studies

More details:IIS


Research Division : Space Studies

More details:CINESPA


Research Division : Tropical Diseases

Fields of study:Tropical Medicine

More details:CIET


Research Division : Women's Studies

Fields of study:Women's Studies

More details:CIEM

top Degrees

Diplomado


Bachillerato Universitario

Fields of study:Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences


Licenciatura

Fields of study:Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences


Especialidad Profesional

Fields of study:Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Meteorology


Maestría

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Astrophysics, Biology, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Curriculum, Dentistry, Economics, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Management, Film, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Geography, Geological Engineering, Gerontology, Higher Education, History, Hotel Management, Hydraulic Engineering, Immunology, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Meteorology, Microbiology, Music, Native Language Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Parasitology, Parks and Recreation, Pharmacy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Work, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Surgery, Tourism, Transport Engineering, Visual Arts, Women's Studies


Doctorado Académico

Fields of study:Agriculture, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Education, Engineering, Government, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Political Sciences

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Health Services

Nursery Care

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Updated on 12-10-2015