Universidad Mayor de San Andrés

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world rank  3138

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Founded in 1830, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (Higher University of San Andrés) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the large city of La Paz (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (Ministry of Education of Bolivia), Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA) is a coeducational Bolivian higher education institution. Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA) 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 189 years old Bolivian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UMSA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Higher University of San Andrés
Acronym UMSA
Founded 1830

University Location

Address Avenida Villazón 1995 Monoblock Central
La Paz
La Paz
Bolivia
Tel +591 (2) 244 1514
Fax +591 (2) 244 2055

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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Mayor de San Andrés's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020