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Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana

Pontificia Bolivariana University

OVERVIEW

Established in 1936, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (Pontificia Bolivariana University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Medellín (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Antioquia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Montería, Palmira. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia (English: Ministry of National Education - National Council for Higher Education), Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 80 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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 INFO

University Name

Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana

University Name

Pontificia Bolivariana University

Acronym

UPB

Founded

1936

Colours

Red, yellow and black

Screenshot

Pontificia Bolivariana University - home page

LOCATION

Address

Circular 1 No. 70-01
Medellín
56006 Antioquia
Colombia

Population range

1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone
+57 (4) 3544546
Fax
+57 (4) 2502080

Other locations

Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Montería, Palmira

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Certificate / Diploma Associate degree Bachelor degree Master degree Doctoral degree
Certificate
Diplomas(under 2 years)
Associate
degrees(2 years)
Bachelor
degrees(3, 4 or 5 years)
Master
degrees(1, 2 or 3 years)
Doctorate
degrees(over 4 years)
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
 
Arts & HumanitiesApplied Arts
Classics
Design
Education
Fine Arts
History
Literature
Museum Studies
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Religion and Theology
Visual arts
OTHER Arts & Humanities Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Business & Social SciencesAccounting / Finance
Anthropology / Archaeology
Business / Commerce / Management
Communication and Media Studies
Development Studies
Economics
Geography
Law
Library and Information Science
Physical Education / Sport Science
Political and International Studies
Social Policy / Public Administration
Social Work
Sociology / Psychology
Tourism / Hospitality
OTHER Business & Social Science Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Language & CulturalAboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
African Studies
American & Caribbean Studies
Ancient and Modern Languages
Asian Studies
English Studies
European Studies
French Studies
Germanic Studies
Indian / South Asian Studies
Italian Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Portugese Studies
Russian / Eastern European Studies
Spanish Studies
OTHER Language & Cultural Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Medicine & HealthAnaesthesia
Anatomy
Biomedical Science
Dentistry
Dermatology
Medicine / Surgery
Natural / Alternative Medicine
Nursing
Obstetrics / Gynaecology
Optometry / Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics
Otorhinolaryngology
Pediatrics
Pathology
Podiatry
Psychiatry
Radiography
Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
OTHER Medical & Health Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
EngineeringAeronautical Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer and IT Engineering
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
General Engineering
Geological Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
OTHER Engineering Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Science & TechnologyAgriculture / Forestry / Botany
Aquaculture / Marine Science
Architecture
Aviation
Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
Chemistry
Computer / Information Technology
Energy / Environmental Studies
Food Science
Geology
Mathematics / Statistics
Multimedia
Neuroscience
Pharmacy / Pharmacology
Physics
Textiles and Fibre Science
Zoology / Veterinary Science
OTHER Science & Technology Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees

Important: please contact or visit this higher education institution official website for detailed information on Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana areas of studies and course levels offered; the above information may not be up-to-date or complete.

YEARLY TUITION RANGE

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
International students
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
Not reported

Important: the above 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 Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above information may not be up-to-date or complete.

 

ADMISSIONS

Gender Admission

Men and Women Men and Women

International Students

Yes

Admission Selection

Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

Not reported Not reported

Admission Office

Circular 1 #70-01
Medellín 56006
Phone (4) 354 4546


Important: please contact the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana's Admission Office for detailed information on student selection and admission policy; the above University information may not be complete or up-to-date.

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student Enrollment Range

20,000-24,999 20,000-24,999

Academic Staff Range

700-799 700-799

Control Type

Private Private

Entity Type

Non-Profit Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban Urban

Religious Affiliation

Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Library

Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Library Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Library

Sport Facilities and Activities

Sport Facilities and Activities

Housing

Housing

Distance Learning / Online courses

Distance Learning / Online courses

Important: please contact or visit the official website for detailed information on Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana facilities and services, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above 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

2006

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA); Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

n.a.

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU); Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN); Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP); European Association for International Education (EAIE); American Institue of Aeronautics and Astronautics Student Branch (AIAA); Asociación para la Interacción Humano Computador (AIPO); Asociación Iberoamericana de Instituciones de Enseñanza de la Ingeniería (ASIBEI); Reunión Internacional de Grandes Redes Eléctricas(CIGRÉ); Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO); Asociación Red de Educación Continua de Latinoamérica y Europa (RECLA); Sistema de Certificación del Español como Lengua Extranjera (SICELE)

SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook

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Twitter

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LinkedIn

LinkedIn Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana's LinkedIn profile for business and academic networking

YouTube or Vimeo

n.a.

Flickr or Instagram

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iTunes U

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OpenCourseWare

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WIKIPEDIA ARTICLE

VIDEO PRESENTATION

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution

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