Universidad Privada Abierta Latinoamericana

Universidad Privada Abierta Latinoamericana Ranking

country rank: 17
world rank: 7843

University Overview

Universidad Privada Abierta Latinoamericana (Latin American Private Open University, Cochabamba) ranking was founded in 1990 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the city of Cochabamba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Oruro is home to a branch campus of this university. Universidad Privada Abierta Latinoamericana (UPAL) ranking is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Bolivian higher education school that is officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (Ministry of Education, Bolivia). The Universidad Privada Abierta Latinoamericana (UPAL) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), and bachelor degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Bolivian higher-education school, which is 30 years old, has a selective entrance procedure. This institution of higher learning has an open admissions policy. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students have access to a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at UPAL.

Universidad Privada Abierta Latinoamericana Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad Privada Abierta Latinoamericana
Acronym UPAL
Founded 1990
Motto La practica lo hace perfecto Practice makes perfect
Colours Green and blue

University Location

Address Tupac Amaru #1800 esq. Paso del Inca Cochabamba Cochabamba Bolivia
Tel +591 (4) 448 6100
Fax +591 (4) 411 6857
Other locations Oruro

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Tupac Amaru #1800 esq. Paso del Inca Cochabamba (4) 448 6100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Asociación Nacional de Universidades Privadas (ANUP)

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