Universidad UTE

Rumipamba and Bourgeois, Quito

  • PrivateStatus
  • MediumResearch Output
  • 8,852Total Students
  • 529Faculty

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Universidad UTE currently offers 25 undergraduate programs, specializing in art and humanities, business and administration, engineering and technology, life sciences and medicine, natural sciences, and social sciences. 


Tuition fees

Average tuition fees for undergraduate medicine and dentistry degree programs are US$4000 per academic semester. All other undergraduate degree programs are US$3000 per academic semester. 

International students who study at the university as part of an exchange/study abroad program are exempt from tuition fees. International students are also eligible for scholarships or can opt for interest-free deferred payments through the Medianet network.


Entry requirements and how to apply

If you’re an international student who’s interested in studying at the Universidad UTE, you will need to have a high school diploma (or equivalent). This should be registered with the Ministry of Education or Official Transcriptions. You will also need to pass the university’s admission exam. 

International students who wish to study at the university as part of an exchange/study abroad program will need to provide evidence of the mobility agreements signed between the Universidad UTE and their initial higher education institution. 


For more information regarding the admissions process click here.



Universidad UTE has three campuses with courtyards, parks and gardens for students to enjoy. 

There are also over 1000 computers, 260 classrooms, 80 laboratories, 18 auditoriums, three medical centers, two dental centers, one childcare center, and one country club. 

The University Research Centers are:

The university’s sports and cultural facilities include: 

  • A gymnasium
  • Tae-Kwon-Do atelier
  • CrossFit green spaces
  • Chess rooms
  • Soccer, football, volleyball, and basketball courts among others
  • University theater
  • Bookstore
  • Multifunctional auditoriums
  • Event room
  • Chapel
  • Television and radio recording studio

The university also offers a wide branch of welfare services including: 

  • Psychological and vocational guidance
  • Medical insurance
  • Academic tutoring 
  • Drug, tobacco and alcohol consumption prevention
  • Gender violence prevention program
  • Gender observatory
  • Directed safe house leasing program
  • Intercampus transport
  • Center of initial education


Approximately one percent of students at Universidad UTE are international and represent 18 different  nationalities. 

Find out more about student life at Universidad UTE here


Undergraduate admissions 

If you’re an international student who’s interested in studying an undergraduate degree program at the Universidad UTE, you will need to have a high school diploma (or equivalent). This should be registered with the Ministry of Education or Official Transcriptions. You will also need to pass the university’s admission exam. 

International students who wish to study at the university as part of an exchange/study abroad program will need to provide evidence of the mobility agreements signed between the Universidad UTE and their initial higher education institution. 


Postgraduate admissions 

If you’re interested in applying to study a postgraduate degree program at the Universidad UTE, you will need to complete and provide the following: 

  • Up-to-date CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Undergraduate degree – this should be registered with the Ecuadorian Authority of Higher Education - Senescyt or apostilled or legalized via consular in cases of international students
  • English proficiency certificate at the level required for the program, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages


For medicine and dentistry specializations, students must also provide: 

  • Undergraduate degree registered with Senescyt and Ecuadorian Ministry of Public Health
  • A passing grade on the Professional Habilitation Exam from Ecuadorian Council of Higher Education Assurance


For more information regarding the admissions process click here.


Scholarships

Universidad UTE offers an extensive Scholarship and Financial Aid Program for National and International students. In 2019, the university awarded approximately 5,200 scholarships (2,600 for each semester), worth US$9.8 million.


Scholarship options include: 

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Scholarships for people with disabilities
  • Cultural Scholarship 
  • Sports Scholarship 
  • Scholarship for Calamitous Situation
  • Scholarships by Institutional Agreements
  • Scholarships for Economic Situation 


Find out more about Universidad UTE’s scholarships, including deadlines and requirements

To request more information, please contact: [email protected] 






According to the most recent statistics (June 2019), approximately 72 percent of Universidad UTE 2018 graduates are formally employed or currently undertaking an internship of some form.

About

Universidad UTE currently offers 25 undergraduate programs, specializing in art and humanities, business and administration, engineering and technology, life sciences and medicine, natural sciences, and social sciences. 


Tuition fees

Average tuition fees for undergraduate medicine and dentistry degree programs are US$4000 per academic semester. All other undergraduate degree programs are US$3000 per academic semester. 

International students who study at the university as part of an exchange/study abroad program are exempt from tuition fees. International students are also eligible for scholarships or can opt for interest-free deferred payments through the Medianet network.


Entry requirements and how to apply

If you’re an international student who’s interested in studying at the Universidad UTE, you will need to have a high school diploma (or equivalent). This should be registered with the Ministry of Education or Official Transcriptions. You will also need to pass the university’s admission exam. 

International students who wish to study at the university as part of an exchange/study abroad program will need to provide evidence of the mobility agreements signed between the Universidad UTE and their initial higher education institution. 


For more information regarding the admissions process click here.



Universidad UTE has three campuses with courtyards, parks and gardens for students to enjoy. 

There are also over 1000 computers, 260 classrooms, 80 laboratories, 18 auditoriums, three medical centers, two dental centers, one childcare center, and one country club. 

The University Research Centers are:

The university’s sports and cultural facilities include: 

  • A gymnasium
  • Tae-Kwon-Do atelier
  • CrossFit green spaces
  • Chess rooms
  • Soccer, football, volleyball, and basketball courts among others
  • University theater
  • Bookstore
  • Multifunctional auditoriums
  • Event room
  • Chapel
  • Television and radio recording studio

The university also offers a wide branch of welfare services including: 

  • Psychological and vocational guidance
  • Medical insurance
  • Academic tutoring 
  • Drug, tobacco and alcohol consumption prevention
  • Gender violence prevention program
  • Gender observatory
  • Directed safe house leasing program
  • Intercampus transport
  • Center of initial education


Approximately one percent of students at Universidad UTE are international and represent 18 different  nationalities. 

Find out more about student life at Universidad UTE here


Undergraduate admissions 

If you’re an international student who’s interested in studying an undergraduate degree program at the Universidad UTE, you will need to have a high school diploma (or equivalent). This should be registered with the Ministry of Education or Official Transcriptions. You will also need to pass the university’s admission exam. 

International students who wish to study at the university as part of an exchange/study abroad program will need to provide evidence of the mobility agreements signed between the Universidad UTE and their initial higher education institution. 


Postgraduate admissions 

If you’re interested in applying to study a postgraduate degree program at the Universidad UTE, you will need to complete and provide the following: 

  • Up-to-date CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Undergraduate degree – this should be registered with the Ecuadorian Authority of Higher Education - Senescyt or apostilled or legalized via consular in cases of international students
  • English proficiency certificate at the level required for the program, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages


For medicine and dentistry specializations, students must also provide: 

  • Undergraduate degree registered with Senescyt and Ecuadorian Ministry of Public Health
  • A passing grade on the Professional Habilitation Exam from Ecuadorian Council of Higher Education Assurance


For more information regarding the admissions process click here.


Scholarships

Universidad UTE offers an extensive Scholarship and Financial Aid Program for National and International students. In 2019, the university awarded approximately 5,200 scholarships (2,600 for each semester), worth US$9.8 million.


Scholarship options include: 

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Scholarships for people with disabilities
  • Cultural Scholarship 
  • Sports Scholarship 
  • Scholarship for Calamitous Situation
  • Scholarships by Institutional Agreements
  • Scholarships for Economic Situation 


Find out more about Universidad UTE’s scholarships, including deadlines and requirements

To request more information, please contact: [email protected] 






According to the most recent statistics (June 2019), approximately 72 percent of Universidad UTE 2018 graduates are formally employed or currently undertaking an internship of some form.

University highlights

LatAm University Rankings

  • 2020
    #351-400
  • 2021
    #301-350
  • 2022
    #251-300

Student & Staff

Total students
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Total faculty staff
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8,852

Total faculty staff
529

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Campus locations

Campus Rumipamba,

Rumipamba and Bourgeois , Quito , Pichincha , Ecuador , 170147

Campus Occidental,

Occidental Avenue and Mariana de Jesús , Quito , Pichincha , Ecuador , 170129

Campus Santo Domingo,

Vía Chone, Km 4 ½ , Santo Domingo , Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas , Ecuador ,

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