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Universidad Industrial de Santander

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world rank

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Overview

Founded in 1948, Universidad Industrial de Santander (Industrial University of Santander) is a non-profit public 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): Bogotà, Barranca, Socorro, Barbosa, Màlaga. 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 Industrial de Santander (UIS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 69 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Colombian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UIS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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 Industrial University of Santander
Acronym UIS
Founded 1948
Motto Construimos futuro We build the future
Colours Green and white
Universidad Industrial de Santander Screenshot
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Location


Address Ciudad Universitaria Carrera 27 Calle 9
Bucaramanga
Santander
Colombia
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Telephone +57 (7) 634 4000
Telefax +57 (7) 635 1946
Other locations Bogotà, Barranca, Socorro, Barbosa, Màlaga
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Industrial de Santander 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 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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 Industrial de Santander'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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Ciudad Universitaria Carrera 27 Calle 9
Bucaramanga
Phone +57 (7) 634 4000

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 Industrial de Santander'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 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
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
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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 Industrial de Santander 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

2005


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)



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 Industrial de Santander 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

  • Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)
  • Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)


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