Universidad Católica Boliviana

country rank  3
world rank  5953

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University Overview

Established in 1966, Universidad Católica Boliviana (Bolivian Catholic University) is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of La Paz (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cochabamba, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Tarija. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (Ministry of Education, Bolivia), Universidad Católica Boliviana (UCB) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica Boliviana (UCB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCB 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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University Identity

University Name(s)

Bolivian Catholic University

Acronym
UCB

Founded
1966

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University Location

Address
Avenida 14 de Septiembre No. 4807, Obrajes
La Paz (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
La Paz Bolivia

T +591 (2) 278 3148

F +591 (2) 278 6749

Other locations
Cochabamba, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Tarija

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Católica Boliviana for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Católica Boliviana's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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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
None

Admission Rate
Admission Rate Not available

Admission Office
Avenida 14 de Septiembre 4807
La Paz
+591 (2) 278 2222


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Católica Boliviana'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
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Academic Staff
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Control Type

Private

Entity Type
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Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation

Christian-Catholic

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Universidad Católica Boliviana's Library

Housing
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Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids
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Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Católica Boliviana 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
Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia


Year of first Accreditation
1966



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 Católica Boliviana 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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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