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Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua

country rank

10

world rank

7561

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Overview

Founded in 1967, Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua (Polytechnic University of Nicaragua) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Managua (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Esteli, Boaco, Rivas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua (National Council of Universities, Nicaragua), Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua (UPOLI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua (UPOLI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Nicaraguan higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPOLI 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 Polytechnic University of Nicaragua
Acronym UPOLI
Founded 1967
Motto Sirviendo a la comunidad
Serving the community
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Location


Address Costado Sur Villa Ruben Dario
Managua
Managua
Nicaragua
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +505 (2) 897 740
Fax +505 (2) 499 234
Other locations Esteli, Boaco, Rivas
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Areas of Studies


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 Politecnica de Nicaragua 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.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 Politecnica de Nicaragua'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.

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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 Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Upoli, Registrar, Costado Sur Villa R. Dario
Managua
Phone +505 (2) 89 7740

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 Politecnica de Nicaragua'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 Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua'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 Politecnica de Nicaragua 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

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua


Year of first Accreditation

1979


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council of Universities (CNU)



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 Politecnica de Nicaragua 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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Affiliations

  • Consejo Nacional de Universidades
  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)


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