Exchange: Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ)

Founded in 1988, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) is the first private university of Ecuador. Has more than 8,500 students and receives 1,000 international students per year. Ranked as #1 University in Ecuador and #57 in Latin America (QS University Rankings). USFQ is the only university in the world with scientific stations in the Amazon Basin and the Galapagos Island. 

Credit Equivalency: 60 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses: Check here.

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed. Please find more information here.


Country(ies): Ecuador
City: Quito
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Aug-Dec), Winter (Jan-May), Year-long (Aug-May)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All, Arts and Science, Management (UTM)
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award


Schools/Faculties: Arts and Science (UTM)
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3.0