Admission process


Undergraduate admissions
USFQ admits new students under different criteria. Below you can read more about each case, according to your needs.

Admission of Regular Students:
A regular student pursues a college degree in one of USFQ’s Academic Colleges.

Admission of Non-Regular Students:
A non-regular student is one who is not opting for an academic degree. This status is valid for one regular academic period. If a student wishes to extend his/her non-regular student status, he/she must make a formal request at the Admissions Office. The non-regular student is subject to the same admissions process and criteria as a regular student.

Admission of non-regular students for summer:
A non-regular summer student is one who, without opting for an academic degree, takes only certain courses at USFQ during the academic summer.

Admission of students who have studied in other universities:
USFQ may admit candidates that were students in other universities or are studying in another university. To learn more about the transfer process, please email

Admission of Foreign Students
In order to be officially admitted at USFQ, foreign students must have a high school diploma that is recognized by the Ministry of Education of Ecuador, as well as a visa or migratory status that allows them to study in the country. The visa official information should be submitted to the Admissions Office by the candidate previous to his/her formal admittance.

Further information please email:

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Admissions process