Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB)
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Pontifical Bolivariana University
First degree/qualification: Licenciado/professional degree (3-7 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admisson: 3.5/5.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English.
Description: Instituted 1936; acquired present status and title in l945. Usual admission requirements are the bachiller (secondary school certificate) (grade 11) and State Examination (El Examen de Estado).
On semester system with credits and grades reported for each course; semester and cumulative averages given.
Language of instruction: Spanish.
Maestría: 2 years after licenciado or comparable first degree.
Doctorado: 3-5 years.
Last updated: May 09, 2005