Universidad Privada Boliviana

country rank  8
world rank  7080

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University Overview

Established in 1993, Universidad Privada Boliviana (Bolivian Private University, Cochabamba) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Cochabamba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Sucre, Tarija, Oruro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (Ministry of Education, Bolivia), Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Bolivian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Bolivian Private University, Cochabamba
Acronym UPB
Founded 1993

University Location

Address Avenida Blanco Galindo Km 6.5 - Santa Rosa
Cochabamba (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +591 (4) 426 8287
F +591 (4) 426 8288
Other locations La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Sucre, Tarija, Oruro

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Capitán Ustariz Km. 6.5
+591 (4) 426 8287

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Privada Boliviana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018