University of Costa Rica

University of Costa Rica (UCR) is located in San José, Costa Rica. It is locally known as Universidad de Costa Rica. The university was established in 1940. It is accredited by Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica.

Based on the QS World University Rankings of 2024, University of Costa Rica is positioned as the #544 top university in the world, which makes it the #1 top university in Costa Rica.

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2024 Ranking #1
University Name University of Costa Rica
Name in Local Language Universidad de Costa Rica
Acronym UCR
Year Established 1940
Motto Lucem Aspicio
Motto in English The Quest of the Sun


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Address Ciudad Universitaria Rodrígo Facio, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Phone +506 2511 0000
Fax +506 2224 8214
Website University of Costa Rica Website
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