Polytechnic University of Nicaragua Rankings

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#10681 of 14,131 In the World
#907 of 1,756 In Latin America
#8 of 48 In Nicaragua
#6 of 36 In Managua

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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate60%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato)
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (February - July; August-November)

We've calculated the 60% acceptance rate for Polytechnic University of Nicaragua based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.


The tuition table for Polytechnic University of Nicaragua 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)
Bachelor's Degree 15,000 NIO
Master's Degree 20,000 NIO
Doctorate Degree 25,000 NIO

All costs are in Nicaraguan Cordoba (NIO).

Programs and Degrees

Técnico Superior Nursing
Ingeniero Biotechnology, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology
Licenciatura Accountancy, Banking, Bible, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Graphic Design, Hotel Management, Industrial Design, Law, Management, Marketing, Music Education, Nursing, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Theology, Tourism
Maestría Advertising and Publicity, Business Administration, Criminal Law, Curriculum, Distance Education, Marketing
Doctorado Law

Polytechnic University of Nicaragua faculties and divisions

Centre : "Mauricio Lopez" Interuniversity Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CIELAC) Caribbean Studies, Latin American Studies
Centre : Biotechnology (CEBIOT) Biotechnology
Centre : Language English, Modern Languages
Conservatory : Music Conducting, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Singing
Department/Division : Continuing Education Administration, Administrative Law, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Maintenance, Environmental Studies, Finance, Human Resources, Hygiene, Information Technology, Insurance, Labour Law, Occupational Health, Sales Techniques, Social Welfare, Software Engineering, Transport Management
Institute : Gender Studies (IEG) Gender Studies
Institute : Humanistic Research and Development (IDEHU) Cultural Studies, Education, Justice Administration, Latin American Studies, Theology
Institute : Martin Luther King (IMLK) Human Rights, International Relations and Diplomacy, Peace and Disarmament, Theology
Institute : Training and Research in Integral Rural Development (ICIDRI) Development Studies, Rural Studies
Research Division : Technology (IST) Computer Engineering, Data Processing, Telecommunications Engineering
School : Administration, Commerce, and Finance Administration, Business and Commerce, Finance
School : Design Design
School : Engineering Computer Networks, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Management
School : Juridical and Political Sciences Law
School : Nursing Nursing
School : Theology Theology
School : Tourism Tourism

General information

Alternative names UPOLI
Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua
Founded 1967
Accreditation Consejo Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación (CNEA)
Motto Sirviendo a la comunidad
Serving the community

Location and contacts

Address Apartado postal 3595 Costado Sur Villa 'Ruben Darío'
City population 937,000

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