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Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

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Established in 1623, the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Pontifical Javeriana University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. This institution also has a branch campus in Cali. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (PUJ) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (PUJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 400-year-old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Colombian higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PUJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Control Typeprivate


Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Entity Typenon-profit


Pontificia Universidad Javeriana' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (English) Pontifical Javeriana University
Acronym PUJ
Founded 1623
Motto Sapientia Aedificavit sibi Domum
Wisdom has built herself a home
Colours Blue, white and yellow
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University Location

Address Carrera 7 No. 40-62
11001000 Bogota
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Phone Number +57 (1) 320 8320
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Fax Number +57 (1) 285 3348
Other locations Cali

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)

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Admission Information

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Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Pontificia Universidad Javeriana a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Pontifical Javeriana University has more than 500 international students.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Admission Office Admission Office

Carrera 7 No. 40-62, Building Emilio Arango S.J, 2nd Floor, office 225
(1) 320 8320 Ext. 2054

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana has an enrollment range of 25,000-29,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 3,000-3,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Control Type Control Type

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana is a private higher education institution.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Entity Type Entity Type

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana is a non-profit higher education institution.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana has a Christian-Catholic affiliation (Jesuit -

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's main facilities:

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Library

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Housing University Housing

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Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana offers a wide range of sport facilities and activities, including:

  • Aerobic gymnastics
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Judo
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

The available sport facilities at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana include:

  • Soccer ground(s)
  • Basketball court(s)
  • Gym(s)
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Track and field ground(s)

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's main services:

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


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Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CAN)
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Columbus Association - Quality Evaluation System for Engineering Programs (SECAI)
  • Organization of Dental Schools, Faculties and Departments (OFEDO)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)
  • Asociación Columbus
  • Unión de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
  • Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's X (formerly Twitter) page Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

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Instagram Instagram

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