Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga

country rank  37
world rank  3747

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University Overview

Established in 1956, Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (Autonomous University of Bucaramanga) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Bucaramanga (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Santander. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: San GIl, Armenia, Yopal. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (UNAB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (UNAB) 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Colombian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNAB 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.

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University Identity

Name
Name Autonomous University of Bucaramanga
Acronym UNAB
Founded 1956
Motto Soy Autónomo
I'm Autonomous
Colours Orange and white

University Location

Address Calle 48 39-234
Bucaramanga
680003 Santander
Colombia
Tel +57 (7) 643 6111
Fax +57 (7) 643 3958
Other locations San GIl, Armenia, Yopal

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Avenida 42 No. 48-11
Bucaramanga 680003
(7) 657 1800
127395

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia


Year of first Accreditation

2002


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)
  • Consejo Latinoamericano de Acreditación de la Educación en Periodismo (CLAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Red Universitaria Mutis (RUM)
  • Corporación Red de Instituciones de Educación, Investigación y Desarrollo del Oriente Colombiano (UNIRED)
  • Red Latinoamericana de Cooperación Universitaria (RLCU)
  • Red Colombiana para la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior (RCI)
  • Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)

Academic Structure


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