Universidad Católica de Colombia

country rank  49
world rank  5743

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, Universidad Católica de Colombia (Catholic University of Colombia) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in 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 and/or 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 (uniRank 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 officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old higher-education 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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University Identity

University Name(s)

Catholic University of Colombia

Acronym
UCATOLICA

Founded
1970

Motto
Sapientia Aedificavit Sibi Domum Wisdom has built herself a home

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University Location

Address
Avenida Caracas No. 46-72
Bogotá (population range: over 5,000,000)
11112 Bogota Colombia

T +57 (1) 245 2695

F +57 (1) 285 3830

Other locations
Chia

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Católica de Colombia for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree/Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)


Important: the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix does not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree 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 uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

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 areas of study, degree 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.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 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

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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 International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Católica de Colombia 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
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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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