Ranking  6780      5
Country Nicaragua
City Managua
Bachelor (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $418-706 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 40%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1967
Abbreviation UPOLI
Teachers 599
Students 14,999
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Sirviendo a la comunidad
• Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua
• Consejo Nacional de Universidades
• International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)
World ranking6780
Country ranking5
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking6780
Cost of living in Managua
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 99 134
Food 166 267
Transportation 5 52
Communications and utilities 110 103
Clothing 18 70
Sports and leisure 20 81
Accommodation in Managua USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre100
Shared room in city centre135
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre96
1 bedroom apartment in city centre234
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Politécnica de Nicaragua
old Universidad Politécnica de Nicaragua
Polytechnic University of Nicaragua (UPOLI) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Nicaragua. UPOLI became active in 1967. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Managua. Polytechnic University of Nicaragua positioned itself in the top 10 universities of Nicaragua.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In most cases the admission committee prioritizes applicant’s academic performance when considering him/her for admission. It is worth mentioning that UPOLI is characterized by a mild competition among the students, there are only 2 applicants per seat. Like in many universities of Nicaragua the academic year consists of two semesters. Studying bachelor’s at UPOLI is relatively inexpensive - only 2,500 USD per year. A master’s degree of UPOLI will cost a student a significant sum of 2,500 USD per year. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website http://www.upoli.edu.ni.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Polytechnic University of Nicaragua teaches more than 14 thousand students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. About 599 teachers and professors are employed by UPOLI. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.

Infrastructure of UPOLI. The university has its own library. It is a member of Consejo Nacional de Universidades, as well as International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE).

Polytechnic University of Nicaragua - Official Description

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