Universidad Centroamericana 'José Simeón Cañas'
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Central American University 'José Simeón Cañas'.
First degree/qualification: Profesor/técnico/licenciado/ingeniero (3-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Performance in the "very good" range.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded (título). All documents in Spanish and English.
Description: Instituted in 1965; a private school. Usual admission requirements: secondary school certificate (bachillerato) (12 years of education) and entrance examination.
Credits identified as unidades valorativas (units of value), UV. Grades reported by semesters. University degree candidates complete a 600 hour internship or servico social (social service) (not required for intermediate degrees). Minimum gpa of 7 required for graduation.
Language of instruction: Spanish.
- Maestría: 2 year minimum after appropriate first degree.
Last updated: Jul 28, 2008