Universidad Privada Boliviana

country rank 7
world rank 7109

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University Overview

Established in 1993, Universidad Privada Boliviana (Bolivian Private University, Cochabamba) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Cochabamba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Sucre, Tarija, Oruro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (Ministry of Education, Bolivia), Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 24 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Bolivian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Bolivian Private University, Cochabamba

Acronym
UPB

Founded
1993

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University Location

Address
Avenida Blanco Galindo Km 6.5 - Santa Rosa
Cochabamba (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Cochabamba Bolivia

T +591 (4) 426 8287

F +591 (4) 426 8288

Other locations
La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Sucre, Tarija, Oruro

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office
Capitán Ustariz Km. 6.5
Cochabamba
+591 (4) 426 8287


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 100-199

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Trimesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Universidad Privada Boliviana's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia


Year of first Accreditation
1994


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Academic Structure

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