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Universidad Santo Tomás

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Established in 1580, the Universidad Santo Tomás (Santo Tomás University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the large metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. This institution also has branch campuses in Bucaramanga, Medellín, Tunja and Villavicencio. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Santo Tomás (USTA) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Santo Tomás (USTA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. USTA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidad Santo Tomás's Control Typeprivate


Universidad Santo Tomás's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidad Santo Tomás' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidad Santo Tomás's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Santo Tomás University
Acronym USTA
Founded 1580
Motto Facientes Veritatem
Makers of the Truth
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address Carrera 9 No. 51-11
Universidad Santo Tomás's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidad Santo Tomás Phone Number +57 (7) 671 6482
Universidad Santo Tomás Fax Number +57 (7) 671 7067
Other locations Bucaramanga, Medellín, Tunja and Villavicencio

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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 Universidad Santo Tomás'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 Universidad Santo Tomás's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidad Santo Tomás'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 Universidad Santo Tomás.

Universidad Santo Tomás: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidad Santo Tomás's admission information.

Universidad Santo Tomás's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidad Santo Tomás's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidad Santo Tomás's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidad Santo Tomás's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Universidad Santo Tomás's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidad Santo Tomás.

Universidad Santo Tomás's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidad Santo Tomás has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universidad Santo Tomás's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidad Santo Tomás's Control Type Control Type

Universidad Santo Tomás is a private higher education institution.

Universidad Santo Tomás's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidad Santo Tomás is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidad Santo Tomás's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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Universidad Santo Tomás's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

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Universidad Santo Tomás is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Universidad Santo Tomás has a Christian-Catholic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad Santo Tomás's main facilities:

Universidad Santo Tomás's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidad Santo Tomás's Library

Universidad Santo Tomás's Housing University Housing

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Universidad Santo Tomás's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad Santo Tomás's main services:

Universidad Santo Tomás's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Universidad Santo Tomás's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Universidad Santo Tomás's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Universidad Santo Tomás's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Universidad Santo Tomás's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidad Santo Tomás's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

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

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad Santo Tomás'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)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidad Santo Tomás's Facebook page Universidad Santo Tomás's official Facebook page

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YouTube YouTube

Universidad Santo Tomás's YouTube channel Universidad Santo Tomás's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidad Santo Tomás's Instagram page Universidad Santo Tomás's official Instagram channel

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Free Online Courses

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