University of Costa Rica
Universidad de Costa Rica
|Motto||Lucem Aspicio (Latin, "In search for the light")|
|Type||Public, undergraduate, graduate.|
|Rector||Dr. Henning Jensen-Pennington|
|Campus||Both Urban and Rural|
|Campus size||77.5 ha, 775.000 m²|
The University of Costa Rica (Spanish: Universidad de Costa Rica) is a public university in the Republic of Costa Rica, in Central America. Its main campus is Ciudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio. It is located in San Pedro Montes de Oca, in the province of San José. It is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious university in Costa Rica. It is also the most important research university in Central America. About 39,000 students attend UCR each year.