Don Bosco University Rankings

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#6822 of 14,131 In the World
#436 of 1,756 In Latin America
#4 of 29 In El Salvador

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Acceptance rate

* Don Bosco University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - June; July-December)


The tuition table for Don Bosco University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per semester) Currency
Engineering $1,500 USD
Law $1,800 USD
Business Administration $1,200 USD
Medicine $2,500 USD
Psychology $1,000 USD

Don Bosco University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Don Bosco University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology No No No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Técnico Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Dental Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Graphic Design, Maintenance Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia, Safety Engineering, Software Engineering
Profesor Pastoral Studies, Primary Education, Theology
Licenciado, Ingeniero, Arquitecto Accountancy, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Dental Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Foreign Languages Education, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Modern Languages, Pastoral Studies, Telecommunications Engineering, Theology, Tourism
Maestro Architectural and Environmental Design, Computer Engineering, Curriculum, Education, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Energy Engineering, Industrial Maintenance, Peace and Disarmament, Pedagogy, Safety Engineering, Social Policy, Social Sciences, Software Engineering, Theology
Doctor Education, Social Sciences, Theology

Don Bosco University faculties and divisions

Campus : Antiguo Cuscatlán Business Administration, Communication Studies, Design, Education, Engineering, Foreign Languages Education, Modern Languages, Social Sciences, Theology, Tourism
Department/Division : Basic Sciences Applied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Faculty : Aeronautics Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
Faculty : Economics Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing
Faculty : Engineering Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Rehabilitation Sciences Rehabilitation and Therapy
Faculty : Science and Humanities Communication Studies, Education, Educational Sciences, English, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Modern Languages, Multimedia, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Training, Theology, Tourism
Institute : Research and Pedagogical Training Education, Teacher Training

General information

Alternative names UDB
Universidad Don Bosco
Founded 1984
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación , Ciencia y Tecnología; Comisión de Acreditación de la Calidad de la Educación Superior (CdA); Sociedad Internacional de Ortesis y Prótesis (ISPO); Agencia Centroamericana de Acreditación de Programas de Arquitectura y de Ingeniería (ACAAI); Autoridad de Aviación Civil de El Salvador (AAC); AUDIT Centroamérica (Consejo Centroamericano de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (CCA) and Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y la Acreditación (ANECA), Spain)
Motto Vitam impendere vero
Devote life to truth

Location and contacts

Address Ciudadela Don Bosco, Cantón Venecia, Calle Plan del Pino Km 1 1/2
Soyapango, San Salvador
El Salvador
City population 241,000

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