Universidad Privada Franz Tamayo

country rank  22
world rank  9904

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University Overview

Established in 1993, Universidad Privada Franz Tamayo (Franz Tamayo University) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of La Paz (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Murillo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): El Alto, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (Ministry of Education, Bolivia), Universidad Privada Franz Tamayo (UNIFRANZ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Privada Franz Tamayo (UNIFRANZ) 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 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on 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. UNIFRANZ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Franz Tamayo University
Founded 1993
Colours Orange

University Location

Address Calle Héroes del Acre No. 1855 esq. Landaeta
La Paz (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +591 (2) 248 4300
F +591 (2) 248 7744
Other locations El Alto, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 60-70%
Admission Office Heroes del Acre 1855 esq. Landaeta
La Paz
+591 (2) 2487700

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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


  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades Privadas (ANUP)
  • Consortium for Global Education (CGE)
  • Zona de Integração do Centro-Oeste da América do Sul (ZICOSUR)

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