Zamorano at a Glance

Zamorano is known worldwide for training successful professionals, with high academic and moral standards, through its experienced faculty members, a comprehensive curriculum, and its modern infrastructure.


Zamorano has a vibrant campus of 10,113 acres located in central-eastern Honduras, some thirty kilometers (40 minute drive) from Tegucigalpa, the country’s capital. It has a population of about 1,800 that includes students, faculty members, and staff.


Location: Yeguare Valley, Francisco Morazán, Honduras.

Academic Calendar: Three academic periods of 15 weeks each:

January to April

May to August

August to December

Four Undergraduate Engineering Majors: Agribusiness Management; Food Science and Technology; Agricultural Sciences and Production; and Environment and Development.

Study Program: The first two years include a general curriculum with students selecting one of four majors in their third year; the fourth year includes a 15-week internship and an applied research thesis.

In 2015, two hundred and eighty (280) students participated in internships in 21 countries.

There are also 21 University Learning and Production units on campus that deliver a variety of agricultural goods and services to internal clients and third-parties with the primary intention of providing real-life work experience for Zamorano students.

Annual Tuition, Room and Board (2017): $19,900. Apart from an excellent theoretical and practical education system that provides students with knowledge and essential leadership and quality performance skills, the annual cost includes room & board, medical insurance, medical care, uniforms, Internet access, laptop, and didactic resources, as well as access to sports and recreational facilities.

Current Student Body (2016): 1,208 undergraduates.

Top Five Countries Represented in Student Body: Ecuador 29%; Honduras 25%; Guatemala 14%; El Salvador 8%; and Nicaragua 5%.

Students with Financial Aid: Sixty-four percent (64%). Financial aid ranges between partial scholarships (20% of tuition) and full scholarships.

Average Aid Granted/year: US$ 11,000.00.

Teacher-Student Ratio: 1:13

 Academic Staff: 95 in total, with 60 professors —27 of which have a doctorate degree— and 35 instructors. In total, there are 17 countries represented.

Graduates: To date, there are 8,099 graduates.