Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil
The Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (UCSG) is a private, Catholic university in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
The Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil (UCSG) was founded on May 17, 1962, at the request of the board of Catholic college pro presiding Bishop Cesar Antonio Mosquera Corral, Archbishop of Guayaquil, the jurist Dr. Leonidas Ortega Moreira and P. Joachim Flor Vásconez SJ, who were its founding authorities, as chancellor, first president and director, respectively.
The university initially started with the Faculties of Law, Philosophy and Physical Sciences and Mathematics. In 1963, the School of Economics was added. In the following years, the university expanded its offerings to include a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields.
The UCSG has played an important role in the development of higher education in Ecuador. It is one of the leading universities in the country in terms of academic quality and research output. The university is also known for its commitment to social responsibility and its efforts to support students from low-income backgrounds.
Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil is ranked as the #10 top university in Ecuador during 2024. This is the same rank as last year.
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|Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil
|Name in Local Language
|Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil
|Ciencia y fe
|Motto in English
|Science and faith
|White, yellow and dark red
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|Avenida Carlos Julio Arosemena Km 1 y 1/2, Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
|+593 (4) 220 6950
|+593 (4) 220 6951 ext 3010
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|International Students Allowed
|Men and Women
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