Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 57.59
Liaison Maria Ayala
Submission Date Dec. 26, 2018
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Universidad San Francisco de Quito
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Melanie Valencia
Sustainability Officer
Innovation and Sustainability Office
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type: Associate (i.e., short-cycle), Baccalaureate, Doctoral/Research, or Master's:

Institutional control (Public, Private for-profit, or Private non-profit):
Private non-profit

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

Universidad San Francisco de Quito is a small, private liberal arts university in the capital city of Ecuador. The University was established in 1988 by Santiago Gangotena, Carlos Montúfar and a group of intellectuals and business people. It now has close to 9000 students. The main campus is located in Cumbayá, a small campus designed just for languages is located in Riobamba and another small campus located in Guayaquil. The University also has research scientific stations. Tiputini Biodiversity Station (TBS) located in the Amazon, the Galápagos Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS) in San Cristóbal, Galápagos and Paluguillo Paramo Station located in Papallacta; and several other research stations or operations function through Ecuador.

Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school Yes Yes
Medical school Yes No
Other professional school with labs and clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) Yes Yes
Satellite campus Yes Yes
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:

The Medical School is mostly functioning within the boundaries of the Hospital de los Valles which is not fully owned by the University, having a lot of external practices over which USFQ has little to no control.

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