Distance State UniversityThe Distance State University (UNED, ''Universidad Estatal a Distancia'') is one of five public universities in the Republic of Costa Rica. It is in Sabanilla, Montes de Oca. UNED is the second university in number of students, and it is the largest coverage in the country. It has its own publishing house that produces textbooks that cover most of the needs of the university, as essayistic works, research, etc. This institution was created in 1977. Its first president was Don Francisco Antonio Pacheco Fernandez.
The university has programs classified into four categories:
* Science education (Bachelor of Special Education, Bachelor of Educational Administration) * Management sciences (Bachelor of Business Administration with emphasis on Banking and Finance) * Social sciences and humanities (Bachelor of Criminological Sciences) * Natural sciences (Agricultural Engineering; Bachelor of Protection and Natural Resource Management)
It also offers graduate programs for master's and doctorate. Provided by Wikipedia