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Welcome to ULACIT

The best private university in Central America

The Latin American University of Science and Technology –ULACIT– is a young, innovative, enterprising and bilingual university leading higher education in the Central American region since 1987. ULACIT prepares its students to lead in science, technology, business and other fields of human endeavor, with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to serve the world in the 21st century. ULACIT is ranked as the best private university in Costa Rica and the Central American region by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) International University Rankings 2022, we have been ranked as the best private university in the country for twelve consecutive years.

Why study at Ulacit

Best Private University in Costa Rica & Central America

Teaching methodology

100% projects. ULACIT understands that learning is the ability of an individual to use knowledge in novel situations...

Bilingual university

The only bilingual university in Costa Rica. ULACIT high school students begin by taking four hundred and fifty hours of classes...


ULACIT’s international programs offer our students multiple opportunities to study abroad and get in touch with other cultures...

Student services

ULACIT offers the widest range of student services, including medical, academic, psychological and employment counselin...

Student environment

At ULACIT, positive social coexistence and interpersonal relationships are encouraged, as well as the establishment...

Online education

ULACIT is the only university in Costa Rica that uses the Blackboard Ultra online education platform, through which it teaches...


ULACIT is committed to selecting students with a promising academic profile, leadership traits, a vocation for service and exceptional talents...

General Studies

Globalization challenges the concept of specialization. People must be versatile and possess advanced thinking, communication...


At ULACIT we are committed to the quality of our careers. That is why since 1998, we are founding members of the National System...


ULACIT was the fourth private university founded in Costa Rica (1987). However, we have a long history that began from the...

Graduates say

“The most important thing for my preparation was the real cases throughout my career. That makes all the difference."

Abdiel SolísPanamá - Advertising

“When I arrived from Venezuela, I was looking for something more than a study center. In ULACIT I found the place to prepare myself comprehensively for the future.”

Doriana Dos SantosPhycology - Venezuela