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Polytechnic University of Nicaragua (UPOLI) — private non-profit university. It is located in Managua, Nicaragua. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1967 — which is why it is considered one of the youngest in the country. UPOLI is an active member of Consejo Nacional de Universidades, International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE).

UPOLI conducts scientific activity in several areas. More information can be found on the official site.

Managua, Nicaragua
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UPOLI tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at UPOLI is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at UPOLI start from 27 USD. International students pay a minimum of 2,500 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

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UPOLI campus

UPOLI has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. UPOLI regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.

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What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Nicaragua after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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