Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras

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world rank  2648

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Established in 1847, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (National Autonomous University of Honduras) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Tegucigalpa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Francisco Morazan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación de Honduras (Ministry of Education of Honduras), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 172 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Honduran higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name National Autonomous University of Honduras
Acronym UNAH
Founded 1847
Motto Lucem Aspicio
Aspire to light
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Boulevard Suyapa
Tegucigalpa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Francisco Morazan
T +504 235 3361
F +504 235 3361

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Ciudad Universitaria
+504 2216 3014
2216 3015

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación de Honduras

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Central American University Superior Council (CSUCA)
  • Network of Macrouniversities of Latin America and the Caribbean

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020