El Salvador

El Salvador

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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 114 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in El Salvador.


  • Academic year: January – November
  • Major school holidays/break: November – December
  • Major exam period: October – November 


Structure of the University System


  • Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 5 years
  • The language of instruction in universities: Spanish
  • Degrees offered: Bachelors and Masters