Founded in 1998, Universidad Americana (UAM) offers a comprehensive education that prepares students to make positive contributions to the Costa Rican labor market and society. More than 7,900 students study on three campuses located in San José, Cartago, and Heredia.
The university’s website can be found at www.uam.ac.cr.
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Students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in Advertising, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Graphic Design, and Physical Therapy.
Universidad Americana is accredited by the Costa Rica National Council of Higher Education.
Universidad Americana is the leading physical therapy school in the country, according to Estado de la Educación en Costa Rica. It also is the largest private program in mathematics education in the country, according to Estado de la Educación en Costa Rica.