Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas

country rank  15
world rank  2218

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University Overview

Established in 1950, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (Francisco José de Caldas District University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (UDFJC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (UDFJC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 69 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UDFJC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Francisco José de Caldas District University
Acronym UDFJC
Founded 1950
Motto Ubi Veritas Ibi Libertas
Where there is truth there is freedom
Colours Red and yellow

University Location

Address Carrera 7 No. 40-53, Piso 10
Bogotá
Bogota
Colombia
Tel +57 (1) 323 9300
Fax +57 (1) 310 5235

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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