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Universidad Mayor de San Simón

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Overview

Established in 1832, the Universidad Mayor de San Simón (Higher University of San Simón) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Cochabamba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (Ministry of Education of Bolivia), Universidad Mayor de San Simón (UMSS) is a coeducational Bolivian higher education institution. Universidad Mayor de San Simón (UMSS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 191-year-old Bolivian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UMSS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Control Typepublic

Entity

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Universidad Mayor de San Simón' Size by Total Enrollmentnot reported

Selectivity

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name
Name (English) Higher University of San Simón
Acronym UMSS
Founded 1832
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official Universidad Mayor de San Simón general video presentation.

University Location

Address Avenida Oquendo y Calle Sucre
Cochabamba
Cochabamba
Bolivia
Universidad Mayor de San Simón's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidad Mayor de San Simón Phone Number +591 (4) 422 0717
Universidad Mayor de San Simón Fax Number +591 (4) 452 2114

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study 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.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

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




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

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 Mayor de San Simón'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 Mayor de San Simón.

Universidad Mayor de San Simón: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidad Mayor de San Simón's admission information.

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidad Mayor de San Simón a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's acceptance rate range is not reported.


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Admission Office Admission Office






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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidad Mayor de San Simón.

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

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Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Control Type Control Type

Universidad Mayor de San Simón is a public higher education institution.


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidad Mayor de San Simón is a non-profit higher education institution.


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Campus Setting Campus Setting

Not reported


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

Universidad Mayor de San Simón does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad Mayor de San Simón's main facilities:


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Housing University Housing

Not reported


Universidad Mayor de San Simón'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 Mayor de San Simón's main services:


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported


Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Career Services Career Services

Not reported


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

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 Mayor de San Simón's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidad Mayor de San Simón is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or 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. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universidad Mayor de San Simón 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's Facebook page Universidad Mayor de San Simón's official Facebook page

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Universidad Mayor de San Simón's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidad Mayor de San Simón's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidad Mayor de San Simón's YouTube channel Universidad Mayor de San Simón's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok

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Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.


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