The Latin American University of Science and Technology –ULACIT– is a young, innovative, enterprising, and bilingual university leading higher education in the Central American region since 1987. ULACIT prepares its students to lead in science, technology, business, and other fields of human endeavor, with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to serve the world in the 21st century.
ULACIT is the best ranked private university in Costa Rica and the second best at the Central American level according to Quarelly S Rankings. We work annually with three quarterly academic periods (Spring, Summer and Fall), which have a 15-week duration each, with two-week vacations between them. By enrolling in ULACIT, international students can cover more credits within a year. Each course covers 45 contact hours per season (1 lesson each week for 15 weeks), representing 3US credits or 6 ECTS credits per course.
Our history is an account of resilience, progress and transformation propelled into the future from San José, the capital city of Costa Rica, inspired by an unrelenting commitment to the advancement of its citizens, the productive sector, our country´s prosperity and a united cooperative global community. With a spirit of solidarity, innovation, integrity and inclusion, our students, graduates, professors, and administrative staff seek to distinguish themselves for their excellence as professionals, citizens, and human beings. Together, we promote the exploration, discovery, reflection, creation, and a vocation for service.