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Universidad Católica Boliviana

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Overview

Established in 1966, Universidad Católica Boliviana (Bolivian Catholic University) is a private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of La Paz (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cochabamba, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Tarija. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (Ministry of Education, Bolivia), Universidad Católica Boliviana (UCB) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica Boliviana (UCB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This HE institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Bolivian Catholic University
Acronym UCB
Founded 1966
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Location


Address Avenida 14 de Septiembre No. 4807, Obrajes
La Paz
La Paz
Bolivia
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
+591 (2) 278 3148
+591 (2) 278 6749
Other locations Cochabamba, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Tarija

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Universidad Católica Boliviana's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Católica Boliviana's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection None
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida 14 de Septiembre 4807
La Paz
+591 (2) 278 2222

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Católica Boliviana's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Católica Boliviana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Universidad Católica Boliviana's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia


Year of first Accreditation

1966



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidad Católica Boliviana as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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