National University of La Plata

country rank  2
world rank  495

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University Overview

Established in 1905, Universidad Nacional de La Plata (National University of La Plata) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of La Plata (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Buenos Aires. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Argentina (Ministry of Education, Argentina), Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name National University of La Plata
Acronym UNLP
Founded 1905 Origins date back to 1897
Motto Pro Scientia et Patria
For Science and the Motherland

University Location

Address Calle 7 N 776
La Plata (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
B1900 Buenos Aires
T +54 (221) 423 6412
F +54 (221) 425 5224

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Nacional de La Plata'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Argentina

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Comision Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación Universitaria (CONEAU)


  • Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevídeo (AUGM)
  • Unión de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
  • Red de Macrouniversidades de América Latina y el Caribe (RedMacro)
  • Asociación de Universidades Iberoamericanas de Posgrado (AUIP)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019