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Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga

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world rank

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Overview

Established in 1952, Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (Autonomous University of Bucaramanga) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Bucaramanga (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Santander. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San GIl, Armenia, Yopal. 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), Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (UNAB) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (UNAB) offers courses and programs leading to officially 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 65 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Colombian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNAB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Autonomous University of Bucaramanga
Acronym UNAB
Founded 1952
Motto Soy Autónomo
I'm Autonomous
Colours Orange and white
Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga Screenshot
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Location


Address Avenida 42 No. 48-11
Bucaramanga
1642 Santander
Colombia
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Phone +57 (7) 643 6111
Fax +57 (7) 643 3958
Other locations San GIl, Armenia, Yopal
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga 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.

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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 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga'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.

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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Avenida 42 No. 48-11
Bucaramanga 1642
Phone +57 (7) 657 1800
127395

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 Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga'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.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga 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.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

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


Year of first Accreditation

2002


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)
  • Consejo Latinoamericano de Acreditación de la Educación en Periodismo (CLAEP)



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 Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga 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.

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Affiliations

  • Red Universitaria Mutis (RUM)
  • Red de Universidades (UNIRED)
  • Red Latinoamericana de Cooperación Universitaria (RLCU)
  • Red Colombiana para la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior (RCI)
  • Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)


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