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Politécnico Grancolombiano

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Overview

Founded in 1981, Politécnico Grancolombiano (Grancolombiano Polytechnic) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia (Ministry of National Education - National Council for Higher Education, Colombia), Politécnico Grancolombiano (IUPG) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Politécnico Grancolombiano (IUPG) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 36 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. IUPG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Grancolombiano Polytechnic
Acronym IUPG
Founded 1981
Motto Aquí no sólo aprendes, aquí cambias tu vida
Here no just you learn, here you change your life
Colours Blue and white
Screenshot Politécnico Grancolombiano Screenshot

Location


Address Calle 57 No. 3-00 Este
Bogotá
Bogota
Colombia
Population range over 5,000,000
+57 (1) 346 8800
+57 (1) 346 9256

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Politécnico Grancolombiano's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Politécnico Grancolombiano's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Calle 57 # 3 - 00 Este
Bogota
+57 (1) 346 8800

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Politécnico Grancolombiano's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Politécnico Grancolombiano's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the Politécnico Grancolombiano's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Politécnico Grancolombiano as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American University System
  • Whitney International University System
  • New England College of Business(Boston-EEUU)
  • Facultades Jorge Amado (Brasil)
  • Universidade Veiga de Almeida–UVA (Brasil)
  • Instituto Profesional-IPP (Chile)
  • Universidad Empresarial Siglo XXI (Argentina)
  • Universidad del Itsmo-UDI (Panamá)


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