#1300 Overall Influence

University of Costa Rica

Public university in Costa Rica

From Wikipedia

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 and is counted among the most prestigious universities of Latin America. Approximately 45,000 students attend UCR throughout the year.

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What is University of Costa Rica known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#797 World Rank
Chemistry
#976 World Rank
Biology
#1055 World Rank
Education
#969 World Rank
Medical
#1108 World Rank
Literature
#976 World Rank
Law
#1917 World Rank
Engineering
#1231 World Rank
Political Science
#1300 World Rank
Physics
#1292 World Rank
Mathematics
#1112 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1165 World Rank
Philosophy
#2973 World Rank
Business
#1127 World Rank
Communications
#1710 World Rank
History
#1074 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1705 World Rank
Economics
#3067 World Rank
Computer Science
#955 World Rank
Sociology
#1731 World Rank
Psychology
#852 World Rank
Anthropology
#917 World Rank
Social Work
#1751 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#3342 World Rank
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Influential People

Who are University of Costa Rica's Most influential alumni?

University of Costa Rica 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Chemistry, Anthropology, and Social Work

Oscar J Rocha

Researcher

Oscar J Rocha

Researcher

Sergio Vargas

Researcher

Sergio Vargas

Researcher

Eduardo Trejos Lalli

Astrid M Roy-Engel

Researcher

Giannina Segnini

Giannina Segnini

Costa Rican investigative journalist

Anne Beathe Tvinnereim

Norwegian politician

Catalina Murillo

Costa Rican writer and screenwriter

Jorge Antonio Salas Bonilla

Costa Rican politician

Victor R. Vasquez

Chemical engineer

Andres Guadamuz

Researcher