Universities in San José, Costa Rica
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San José
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  • Universities in San José
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Universities in San José
  • (9 institution and 3 subject rankings)
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  • Universities in San José
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Latest ranking updates related to universities in San José
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Publication of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. University of Costa Rica ranked #532.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Environmental Sciences). University of Costa Rica with highest ranking among universities in San José ranked #251.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Latest Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities from Webometrics. 3 universities from San José appear in this ranking.
  • 03 Dec, 2020: Urap published most recent results of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. Universidad de las Ciencias y el Arte de Costa Rica achieves position 1049.

Highest subject rankings of universities in San José

Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health
#201 
University of Costa Rica
Biological Sciences
#551 
University of Costa Rica

Rankings of universities in San José, Costa Rica 2021

#1

University of Costa Rica

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (15 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #571 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #532 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Universidad de las Ciencias y el Arte de Costa Rica

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (22 reviews)
  • #1 
  • #1049 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]


#3

Latin American University of Science and Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (60 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #161 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #9851 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#4

Veritas University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #9832 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#5

International Technological University

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (23 reviews)

#6

Autonomous University of Monterrey

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
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#7

University of La Salle

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (9 reviews)

#8

Universidad Continental de las Ciencias y las Artes

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (5 reviews)

#9

Autonomous University of Centro América

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (28 reviews)
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#10

University of San José

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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#11

John Paul II University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (6 reviews)
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#12

Free University of Costa Rica

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (5 reviews)

#13

University of Medical Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (228 reviews)

#14

Latin American Biblical University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (20 reviews)

#15

Southern Christian University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (4 reviews)

#16

Business University of Costa Rica

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (32 reviews)

#17

Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (9 reviews)

#18

Federated University of Costa Rica

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (6 reviews)

#19

International Polytechnic University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (47 reviews)

#20

Catholic University of Costa Rica

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (159 reviews)
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#21

International University of the Americas

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (42 reviews)
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#22

Universidad Creativa

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#23

Castro Carazo University


#24

Independent University of Costa Rica


#25

Evangelical University of the Americas

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#26

Central American University of Social Sciences


#27

Costa Rican University of Technology


#28

Institute of Product Leadership


San José Key Facts for International Students

Population: 336000

Time: GMT -6

District/province: San José,

Living costs for students in San José:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 96* (4% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 102* (2% more expensive than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 90* (10% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 2,500.39 CRC
  • Plug Type A
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

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FAQ

University of Costa Rica ranks #1 in San José in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in San José University of Costa Rica is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 14 rankings where University of Costa Rica is listed.

University of Costa Rica is ranked best in San José for Medicine & Health (Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health). See all rankings for the University of Costa Rica.

University of Costa Rica is ranked best in San José for Natural Sciences (Biological Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Costa Rica.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Latin America:
Academic Reputation 30%
Employer Reputation 20%
Faculty to Student Ratio 10%
Staff with PhD 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per Paper 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Latin America Rankings:
Teaching (the learning environment) 36%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 34%
Citations (research influence) 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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