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Universidad Tecnológica Privada de Santa Cruz (UTEPSA)

Av. Noel Kempff Mercado No 715 3er. Anillo entre av. Busch y av. San Martin Santa Cruz de la Sierra,
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Welcome to UTEPSA, welcome to the Universidad Tecnológica Privada de Santa Cruz

The Universidad Tecnológica Privada de Santa Cruz (UTEPSA) is recognized for its academic quality and its innovative educational system dedicated to the local and international community. It is recognized for the bond it has created with society. This dedication is demonstrated in social responsibility programs and for its successful movement in the process of internationalization of higher education. 

The Mission of UTEPSA is to achieve that each student develops an academic experience of quality, excellence, with values, social responsibility, innovation, competitiveness, and entrepreneurial skills during his integral education to satisfy the demands of a globalized market.

Due to the above mission UTEPSA has justified their efforts in “EDUCATE TO COMMIT AND SERVE”.

Our vision is to be a University with an innovative teaching system that generates students of success, proactive, critical thinking, creativity, competent leaders, capable of solving problems, entrepreneurs, and with social responsibility. 

It is a university with an organization composed of highly competent people, motivated and with recognized expertise.

In Utepsa we are working diligently to be known worldwide, linking students and teachers with internationalization by means academic mobility and missions, thus we have agreements with Universities in countries such as in America, Europe and Asia.

At the same time to strengthen the integration and knowledge in the following prestigious university networks:

Udual.- The Union of Latin American and Caribbean Universities.

Oui.- The Inter-American Organization for Higher Education

Criscos.- Consejo de Rectores por la Integración de la Subregión Centro  Oeste de Sudamérica.

Zicosur.- The Integration Zone of the South American West Centre (Zicosur).

Utepsa is supporting its academic quality that has achieved the international accreditation of:  MERCOSUR's educational parameters through the system Arcosur for the careers of Industrial, Commercial, Electronic and Computing engineering.

Utepsa has a university campus with an original and unique design. There are libraries, laboratories,  technology equipped classrooms, lecture halls, parking lots among others. We consider these resources that we put within the reach of those who choose our university to be very aspiring.

In the entertainment area, students have at their disposal, sports fields, a coliseum, a gym, food courts, panoramic gardens, a nursery school and others.

UTEPSA has around 11,000 students, giving the university a sensation of big and unique family working together as one to complete the mission the university has dedicated to society “EDUCATE TO COMMIT AND SERVE”.

Student have the facilities to demonstrated their talent in the choir group, folkloric dance and band group, we also have a theater entertainment group where the students can develop their performance skills.


For admissions  it is necessary for student who are  interested in enrollment at our university should have the following documents:

  • Two legalized photocopies of high school bachelor’s degree.
  • Two original birth certificates (updated).
  • Four 4x4 photos with red background and the bearer dressed in formal wear.
  • Two photocopies of identity card.


ForPostgraduate programs, both national and international students with a bachelor’sdegree will need the following:


1.Original birth certificate.

2. Photocopy of valididentity card.

3. Legalized photocopy ofprofessional degree at a bachelor's degree level.

4. Approval of the admissionprocedure according to the internal regulation of the institution.

The undergraduate program is dividedinto three faculties.

a)       The Faculty of Technology and Sciences

b)      The Faculty of Business Sciences

c)       The Faculty of Legal, Social and Humanistic Sciences


The Faculty of Technology and Scienceshas 7 careers and the courses offered are:

-         Industrial and CommercialEngineering

-         Engineering in OilAdministration

-         Electronic Engineering andSystems

-         Automotive and Agro industrialMechanical Engineering

-         Engineering in Networks andTelecommunications

-         Systems engineer

-         Electric engineering


The Faculty of Business Sciences has 8careers and the courses offered are:

-         Commercial engineering

-         General Administration

-         Engineering in Marketing andAdvertising

-         Financial engineering

-         Public accounting

-         International Trade

-         Tourism Administration

-         Strategic and DigitalCommunication

The Faculty of Legal, Social and Humanistic Sciences offers 3careers and the courses offered


-         International relationships

-         Law

-         Psychology

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Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Administración de Turismo

Administración General

Administración Petrolera

Comercio Internacional

Comunicación Estratégica y Digital



Ingeniería Comercial

Ingeniería de Redes y Telecomunicaciones

Ingeniería Eléctrica

Ingenieria Electrónica y de Sistemas

Ingeniería Financiera

Ingeniería Industrial y Comercial

Marketing y Públicidad

Mecánica Automotriz y Agroindustrial

Relaciones Internacionales

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