University of Costa Rica
| University of Costa Rica |
|Formation||August 26, 1940|
|University in the Republic of Costa Rica, in Central America|
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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|Carlos Alvarado Quesada||14 January 1980||Costa Rica||Politician||The President of Costa Rica since 2018; graduate of WEF/Young Global Leaders 2019|