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Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá

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Overview

Established in 1981, Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá (Technological University of Panamá) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Panama City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Azuero, Bocas del Toro, Cocle, Colon, Chirqui, Chorrera, Veraguas. Officially accredited/recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Evaluacion y Acreditacion Universitaria de Panama (National Council of University Assessment and Accreditation of Panama), Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá (UTP) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá (UTP) 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. This 36 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Panamanian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UTP 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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Location


Address Avenida Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Campus Víctor Levi Sasso
Panama City
0819-07289
Panama
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Phone +507 560 3179
Fax +507 560 3181
Other locations Azuero, Bocas del Toro, Cocle, Colon, Chirqui, Chorrera, Veraguas
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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 Tecnológica de Panamá'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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office SIU, Edif. Orillac, Avenida Ricardo J. Alfaro
Panamá 0819-07289
Phone +507 560 3074
560 3073

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 Tecnológica de Panamá'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 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá 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

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Consejo Nacional de Evaluacion y Acreditacion Universitaria de Panama


Year of first Accreditation

1981



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