Universidad Católica de Pereira

country rank  92
world rank  7059

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University Overview

Established in 1976, Universidad Católica de Pereira (Catholic University of Pereira) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Pereira (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Risaralda. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Católica de Pereira (UCP) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica de Pereira (UCP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 years old Colombian higher-education 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. UCP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Catholic University of Pereira
Acronym UCP
Founded 1976
Motto Somos apoyo para llegar a ser gente, gente de bien y profesionalmente capaz
We support students to become people of good and professionally capable
Colours Green and red

University Location

Address Avenida de las Américas Cra. 21 49-95
Pereira
Risaralda
Colombia
Tel +57 (6) 312 4000
Fax +57 (6) 312 4000

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Not reported
Admission Office Avenida de las Americas #49-95
Pereira
(6) 312 4000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021