Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua

country rank  7
world rank  7695

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University Overview

Founded in 1967, Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua (Polytechnic University of Nicaragua) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Managua (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Esteli, Boaco, Rivas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua (National Council of Universities, Nicaragua), Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua (UPOLI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua (UPOLI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Nicaraguan higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPOLI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name Polytechnic University of Nicaragua
Acronym UPOLI
Founded 1967
Motto Sirviendo a la comunidad
Serving the community

University Location

Address Costado Sur Villa Ruben Dario
Managua (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Managua
Nicaragua
T +505 (2) 897 740
F +505 (2) 499 234
Other locations Esteli, Boaco, Rivas

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Upoli, Registrar, Costado Sur Villa R. Dario
Managua
+505 (2) 89 7740

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua


Year of first Accreditation
1979


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council of Universities (CNU)

Affiliations

  • Consejo Nacional de Universidades (CNU)
  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018