Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua

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world rank  4690

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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 metropolis of Managua (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Esteli, Boaco, Rivas. Officially recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua (National Council of Universities of Nicaragua), Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua (UPOLI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Nicaraguan 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 53 years old Nicaraguan 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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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
Managua
Nicaragua
Tel +505 (2) 897 740
Fax +505 (2) 499 234
Other locations Esteli, Boaco, Rivas

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua


Year of first Accreditation

1979


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council of Universities (CNU)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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