Universidad de Panamá

Universidad de Panamá

country rank: 2
world rank: 3140

University Overview

It was established in 1935 as a non-profit public higher-education institution in the major metropolis of Panama City (with a population of 500,000-1,000,000 people), Panama. It is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the country. The Universidad de Panamá (UP) is a coeducational higher education institution in Panama that is officially recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Evaluacion y Accreditacion Universitaria de Panama (National Council of University Assessment and Accreditation of Panama). The UP is a member of the Association of International Universities (AIU). Courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees, such as bachelor degrees, are available at the Universidad de Panamá (UP) in a wide range of fields of study. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. Students may take use of a number of academic and non-academic facilities and services offered by UP, including a library and administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym UP
Founded 1935
Motto Towards the light

University Location

Address Ciudad Universitaria Panama City Panama Panama
Tel +507 223 0654
Fax +507 264 3733

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Not available; please submit a list of official affiliations and memberships to relevant associations and organizations.

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