Top Universities in Uruguay

Following are the top leading universities in Uruguay:

ORT Uruguay University
- ORT Uruguay is a member of World ORT whose history can be traced back to St Petersburg in Russia where it was founded in 1880.
- It is the largest private university in Uruguay, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in Architecture, Engineering, Business, Economics, International Relations, Design, Communications and Education.
- In 2005 the study programme of Electronic Engineering was accredited under the Mercosur experimental accreditation procedures.
- The University has been ranked since 2005 among the world´s top 500 universities by the annual Times Higher Education(THE) World Ranking of Universities. In 2007 it is ranked 466th overall and in the world's top 500 for the following subjects: Arts & Humanities (492nd), and Engineering & IT (499th).

University of the Republic
- The University has the following Faculties: Faculty of Agronomy; Faculty of Architecture; Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Chemistry; Faculty of Economic Science and Administration; Faculty of Engineering; Faculty of Humanities and Education Science; Faculty of Law; Faculty of Medicine; Faculty of Nursing; Faculty of Odontology; Faculty of Psychology; Faculty of Science; Faculty of Social Science; Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
- Ranked 1st in the country and 596th globally in the 4icu.org world university rankings 2010.

University of Montevideo
- It is a non-profit institution committed to academic excellence, research, technological innovation and social responsibility.
- The operative faculties are the School of Business Administration and Economics, the School of Communications, the School of Law, the School of Humanities, the School of Engineering, the Business School, and the Center for Biomedical Science.
-The University is nationally and internationally respected, and its students are in demand by employers because of the high quality of its teaching.

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