According to 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.
University of Costa Rica is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
University of Costa Rica's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Anthropology, and Education. Here are some of University of Costa Rica's most famous alumni: