Universidad Politécnica Salesiana

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world rank  2306

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Founded in 1994, Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (Salesian Polytechnic University) is a private higher education institution located in the small city of Cuenca (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Azuay. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Guayaquil, Quito. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo de Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador (Council for Quality Assurance of Higher Education of Ecuador), Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (UPS) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (UPS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name Salesian Polytechnic University
Acronym UPS
Founded 1994

University Location

Address Apartado 17.12.536, Avenida 12 de Octubre N 24-22 y Wilson
Cuenca (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +593 (7) 223 6702
F +593 (7) 223 6896
Other locations Guayaquil, Quito

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Politécnica Salesiana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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