Universidad Privada Boliviana

country rank  6
world rank  5565

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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 metropolis of Cochabamba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Sucre, Tarija, Oruro. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (Ministry of Education of Bolivia), Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Bolivian 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), 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 27 years old Bolivian 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. UPB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Bolivian Private University, Cochabamba
Acronym UPB
Founded 1993

University Location

Address Avenida Blanco Galindo Km 6.5 - Santa Rosa
Cochabamba
Cochabamba
Bolivia
Tel +591 (4) 426 8287
Fax +591 (4) 426 8288
Other locations La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Sucre, Tarija, Oruro

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Capitán Ustariz Km. 6.5
Cochabamba
(4) 426 8287

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021