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Universidad Católica Boliviana

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world rank 5953

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University Overview

Established in 1966, Universidad Católica Boliviana (Bolivian Catholic University) is a private higher education institution located in 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 and/or 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 officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education 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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University Identity

University Name


Bolivian Catholic University

Acronym

UCB

Founded

1966

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University Location

Address

Avenida 14 de Septiembre No. 4807, Obrajes
La Paz (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
La Paz Bolivia

Telehone

+591 (2) 278 3148

Telefax

+591 (2) 278 6749

Other locations

Cochabamba, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Tarija

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Católica Boliviana for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 areas of study, degree 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 uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University 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 areas of study, degree 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.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

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Academic Staff

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Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to '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 official website of Universidad Católica Boliviana 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.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal 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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017