Industrial Engineering Mission

We educate world-class professionals in the field of Industrial Engineering by the effective interaction of social work, research and teaching with the support of a leading, highly competitive, entrepreneurial, creative and innovative teaching, administrative and student team. They are committed to continuous improvement and academic excellence with a great ethical spirit of human quality and social responsibility that helps to develop a more productive, equitable and inclusive society.

Industrial Engineering Vision

The School of Industrial Engineering will be among the best in Latin America always showing innovation, professionalism and high competence. It will keep the world-class recognition characterized by the academic excellence, the strategic, relevant and advanced research work, the adaptation and application of more qualified technologies that are committed to social work oriented to the neediest sectors such that it makes a significant impact on the economic and social development.

Industrial Engineering Values

Competitiveness: Keeping systematically comparative advantages in our programs. Faculty and staff, students and alumni allow us to achieve, support, and improve our position in the academic field of research and social work, as well as in the professional environment in Latin America

Leadership: Being the most recognized and qualified Industrial Engineering program in Latin America.

Creativity:  Mental ability to produce results and useful ideas oriented to the achievement of goals in the fields which we develop.

Social Responsibility: Developing our policies, decisions and undertaking actions according to the goals and values ​​of the Costa Rican society.



Substantially Equivalent Major (Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board- CEAB)


Important Dates
II Term, 2014  
August 11 to November 29
Final Exams
December 1 to 13

Preregistration III-2014 (Summer Term)
December 9 & 10

Registration III-2014 (Summer Term)
December 15 to 17

Summer Term III- 2014
January 5, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Grade for admission -2014:

Rodrigo Facio HQ:645.48
West HQ: 604.51
Alajuela InteruniversityHQ:577.24


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