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Universidad Mayor de San Simón (Cochabamba - UMSS)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of San Simon (UMSS) is a public university in Bolivia with headquarters in the city of Cochabamba taking other academic units in different parts of the department of Cochabamba. It is the oldest university school of that city and the third established in Bolivia, after the Pontificia Universidad Mayor Real and San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca (1624) and the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (1830) in La Paz. By having the highest level of education in the country, the UMSS has been ranked the best public university in Bolivia [citation needed]. In its different faculties there are students around the country and neighboring nations of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru among others. Offers professional and graduate studies and second specialization also runs courses communal extension.

191-200
2014
201-300
2015
181-190
2016
LatAm University Rankings
  • 62
    Employer Reputation
  • 37.1
    International Research Network
  • 30.8
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 34.3
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,066
With PhD
233

Number of students

73,804
Postgraduate 7%
Undergraduate 93%

Number of international students

45
Postgraduate 0%
Undergraduate 95%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.