University of Costa Rica

Local nameUniversidad de Costa Rica
LocationSan José, Costa Rica

The University of Costa Rica is a public university in the Republic of Costa Rica, in Central America. Its main campus, Ciudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio, is located in San Pedro Montes de Oca, in the province of San José. It is the oldest and largest institution of higher learning in Costa Rica, originally established as the Universidad de Santo Tomás in 1843. It is also the most important research university in the country and Central America, plus, considered as one of the most prestigious and recognized in Latin America. Approximately 45,000 students attend UCR throughout the year.

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San Jose City Sightseeing Tour from 53 USD

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Phone +506 2511 0000

Address (Unnamed Road), San Pedro, Costa Rica

Coordinates 9°56'11.262" N -84°3'5.685" E

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San Jose City Sightseeing Tour

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