Universidad de Costa Rica

UCR in Figures

The University of Costa Rica has demonstrated through facts and figures why it has been the leading higher education institution in Costa Rica and Latin America, internationally recognized for its quality, for more than seven decades of history.

 

 

Date added August 26, 1940
   
Infrastructure  
External    
Total Registered Land Area 7 569 259,59 m²
Total Constructed Area 559 742,9 m²
Campuses 6
University Sites 5
Internal  
Total Area of Buildings 345 503,6 m²
Sidewalks, Parking Lots, and Others 214 239,3 m²
Total Number of Classrooms 585
Auditoriums 77
Total Number of Labs 957
Libraries 12
Documentation Centers 12
   
Colleges, Schools, Research Centers and Institutes  
Colleges 13
Schools 47
Research Units (28 centers, 12 institutes) 40
Special Units 5
Stations, Fars, and Reserves 12
Planetarium 1
Museums 3
   
Academic Area  
Academic Opportunities  
Undergraduate and Graduate  
Teaching Majors 15
Diplomas 7
Baccalaureates 136
Licenciaturas 82
Postgraduate  
Specializations 71
Professional Master Degrees 87
Academic Master Degrees 78
Doctorates 
10
   
Accredited and Reaccredited Majors 
24
   
Undergraduate and Graduate Students
 
New Students Admitted in 2013
7 839
Regular Students Enrolled (I Term 2013)
36 495
Number of Courses (I Term 2013)
4 368
Number of Groups (I Term 2013)
7 651
Instructors (I Term 2013)
5 044 (1 608 with tenure and 3 985 interim instructors)
   
Postgraduate Students 
 
Regular Students Enrolled 
2992
Number of Courses (I Term 2013)
890
Number of Groups (I Term 2013)
919
   
Recently Graduated Students
 
Total Number of Degrees Granted
5696
At the Rodrigo Facio Campus
4604
In other campuses and sites 
1092
Graduate Degrees
812
   
Social Action Area 
 
Cultural Outreach Projects 
109
Students in the Senior Citizens Program
2845
Teaching Outreach Projects 
483
Community Outreach Program (TCU) Projects 
148
Total Number of Hours Contributed to the Community 
791700
Students who Completed their TCU
2670
   
International Cooperation 
 
International Agreements 
257
Scholarship Recipients Undertaking Graduate Studies Abroad
243 (214 doctorados, 28 maestrías, 1 especialidad)
Visiting Teachers 
202
International Students 
244
   
Research Area 
 
Active research projects, programs, and activities 
1723
Investigadores a cargo de proyectos 1451
   
Intellectual Property Rights
 
Registered Marks
239
Mark Applications
5
Registered Patents
3
Patent Applications
16
Licenses
5
Registered Copyrights 
10
Registered Industrial Rights 
3
Industrial Design Applications
2
Registro de variedad vegetal 1

 

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