Escuela Politécnica Nacional

country rank : 3

world rank     : 3005

University Overview

  

Founded in 1869, Escuela Politécnica Nacional (National Polytechnic School, Ecuador) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Quito (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pichincha. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo de Evaluación, Acreditación y Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador (Council of Evaluation, Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education of Ecuador), Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 148 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. EPN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)

National Polytechnic School, Ecuador


Acronym
EPN


Founded
1869


Motto
E Scientia Hominis Salus


Colours
Red and blue


Mascot
Owl


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int’l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

 

University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 20-30%

Admission Office
Ladrón de Guevara E11 – 253
Quito 17-01-2759
+593 (2) 290 2830

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
10,000-14,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
400-499

Control TypeControl Type
Public

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Escuela Politécnica Nacional's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance Learning
Not reported

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo de Evaluación, Acreditación y Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador


Year of first Accreditation
2010

 

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