University of Costa Rica

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Public university in Costa Rica

About University of Costa Rica

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.

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What Is University of Costa Rica Known For?

University of Costa Rica is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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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 Social Work, Anthropology, and Education. Here are some of University of Costa Rica's most famous alumni:

Carlos Andrés Pérez
A President of Venezuela .
Ben Fogle
Ben Fogle
An English adventurer, broadcaster and writer.
Carmen Naranjo
A Costa Rican poet, novelist, essayist, and diplomat .
Gil Chaverri Rodríguez
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Óscar Arias
A President of Costa Rica.
Mirta González Suárez
A Costa Rican writer and psychologist.
Sandra Cauffman
Sandra Cauffman
A Costa Rican physicist and electrical engineer.
Otto Guevara
A Costa Rican politician.
Alice L. Pérez Sánchez
Alice L. Pérez Sánchez
A Costa Rican researcher.
Francisco Dall'Anese
An Attorney-General of Costa Rica.
Ottón Solís
A Costa Rican politician.
Montserrat Sagot
A Costa Rican sociologist.

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