Universidad Católica Boliviana

country rank  5
world rank  6141

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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.

University Identity

Name Bolivian Catholic University
Acronym UCB
Founded 1966

University Location

Address Avenida 14 de Septiembre No. 4807, Obrajes
La Paz (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
La Paz
T +591 (2) 278 3148
F +591 (2) 278 6749
Other locations Cochabamba, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Tarija

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida 14 de Septiembre 4807
La Paz
+591 (2) 278 2222

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
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 Católica Boliviana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019