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Universidad Católica de Colombia

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Overview

Founded in 1970, Universidad Católica de Colombia (Catholic University of Colombia) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chia. 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 Católica de Colombia (UCATOLICA) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica de Colombia (UCATOLICA) 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 in several areas of study. This 47 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Colombian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCATOLICA 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, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Catholic University of Colombia
Acronym UCATOLICA
Founded 1970
Motto Sapientia Aedificavit Sibi Domum
Wisdom has built herself a home
Screenshot Universidad Católica de Colombia Screenshot

Location


Address Avenida Caracas No. 46-72
Bogotá
11112 Bogota
Colombia
Population range over 5,000,000
+57 (1) 245 2695
+57 (1) 285 3830
Other locations Chia

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 Universidad Católica de Colombia'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 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 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 Católica de Colombia'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 Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Avenida Caracas No. 46-72
Bogotá 11111
+57 (1) 288 1313

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 Católica de Colombia'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 800-899
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

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

Important: please contact or visit the Universidad Católica de Colombia'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


Year of first Accreditation

1970


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)



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 Católica de Colombia 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

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)


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