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University of San Francisco Quito

Term To Study: Fall 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Major 1: Foreign Language / Literature Spanish
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: CLICK HERE for University of San Francisco Quito website
Program Locations: Quito
Contact Phone: 864-938-3777
Contact Name: Office Of International Programs
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Program Description


University of San Francisco Quito, or USFQ, was established in 1988 with 130 students; today there are more than 1,200 students enrolled in USFQ. The beautifully landscaped campus includes a library, a computing lab, cafeterias, a theater, an auditorium, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and a fitness center.

City of Quito

Ecuador is an unspoiled paradise possessing a great diversity of landscapes, from the snow-capped volcanoes and the exuberant lowland forests of the upper Amazon Basin to the palm-fringed beaches and arid pacific coast. The Galapagos Islands are located 600 miles west of the mainland.

The bustling city of Quito is modern and sophisticated while also noted for its colonial architecture. Quito, the capital of Ecuador, is located at the base of Mount Pichincha at an altitude of 9,200 feet.

Academic Programs and Areas of Study

Students will be able to take courses in the following disciplines: Art, Biology, Business Management, Chemistry, Drama, Economics, Education, English, History, Humanities, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, International Studies, Psychology, Sociology, and Environmental Studies.


There is a mandatory set of pre-departure orientations at PC for all students planning to participate in the program.

Housing and Meals

Students will live with Ecuadorian families. The International Programs Office at USFQ will assist with placements.

Quick Facts

Population: 15223680
Capital: Quito
Per-capita GDP: $ 8600
Size: 283561 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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Presbyterian College Office of International Programs