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Universidad Don Bosco

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Established in 1984, the Universidad Don Bosco (Don Bosco University) is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Soyapango (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), San Salvador. This institution also has a branch campus in Antiguo Cuscatlán. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, República de El Salvador (Ministry of Education of El Salvador), Universidad Don Bosco (UDB) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Salvadoran 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's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 39-year-old Salvadoran higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UDB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidad Don Bosco's Control Typeprivate


Universidad Don Bosco's Entity Typenot reported


Universidad Don Bosco' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Universidad Don Bosco's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

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

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University Location

Address Calle Plan del Pino
San Salvador
El Salvador
Universidad Don Bosco's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidad Don Bosco Phone Number +503 2251 8200
Universidad Don Bosco Fax Number +503 2251 5056
Other locations Antiguo Cuscatlán

Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidad Don Bosco's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidad Don Bosco's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Programs and courses

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidad Don Bosco's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidad Don Bosco.

Universidad Don Bosco: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidad Don Bosco's admission information.

Universidad Don Bosco's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidad Don Bosco's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidad Don Bosco a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidad Don Bosco's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidad Don Bosco's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Universidad Don Bosco's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidad Don Bosco.

Universidad Don Bosco's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidad Don Bosco has an enrollment range of 5,000-5,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Universidad Don Bosco's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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Universidad Don Bosco's Control Type Control Type

Universidad Don Bosco is a private higher education institution.

Universidad Don Bosco's Entity Type Entity Type

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Universidad Don Bosco's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universidad Don Bosco's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Universidad Don Bosco is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Universidad Don Bosco has a Christian-Catholic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad Don Bosco's main facilities:

Universidad Don Bosco's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Universidad Don Bosco's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Universidad Don Bosco's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad Don Bosco's main services:

Universidad Don Bosco's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Universidad Don Bosco's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universidad Don Bosco's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universidad Don Bosco's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Universidad Don Bosco's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidad Don Bosco's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidad Don Bosco is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministerio de Educación, República de El Salvador

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad Don Bosco's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Comisión de Acreditación de la Calidad Académica de Instituciones de Educación Superior (CdA)
  • Agencia Centroamericana de Acreditación de Arquitectura e Ingeniería (ACAAI)
  • International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad Don Bosco's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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