Universidad Don Bosco

country rank  5
world rank  5370

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University Overview

Established in 1984, Universidad Don Bosco (Don Bosco University) is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Soyapango (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), San Salvador. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Antiguo Cuscatlán. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, República de El Salvador (Ministry of Education, El Salvador), Universidad Don Bosco (UDB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Don Bosco (UDB) 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 35 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Don Bosco University
Acronym UDB
Founded 1984
Motto Vitam impendere vero
Devote life to truth

University Location

Address Calle Plan del Pino
Soyapango (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
San Salvador
El Salvador
T +503 2251 8200
F +503 2251 5056
Other locations Antiguo Cuscatlán

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Don Bosco's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación, República de El Salvador

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Comision de Acreditacion de la Calidad Academica de Instituciones de Educacion Superior CdA
  • Agencia Centroamericana de Acreditacion de Arquitectura e Ingenieria ACAAI
  • International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics ISPO

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Instituciones Salesianas de Educación Superior (IUS)
  • Organización de Universidades Católicas de América Latina y el Caribe (ODUCAL)

Academic Structure


Social Media


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019