Universidad EAFIT

country rank  5
world rank  1154

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University Overview

Founded in 1960, Universidad EAFIT (EAFIT University) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Medellín (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Antioquia. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Bogotá, Pereira, Llanogrande. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad EAFIT (EAFIT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad EAFIT (EAFIT) 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 60 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Colombian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. EAFIT 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 EAFIT University
Acronym EAFIT
Founded 1960
Motto Abierta al mundo
Open to the world
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Carrera 49 No. 7 Sur 50
7023 Antioquia
Tel +57 (4) 261 9500
Fax +57 (4) 266 4284
Other locations Bogotá, Pereira, Llanogrande

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Carrera 49 - 7 Sur 50, Avenida Las Vegas
Medellín 7023
(4) 261 9500

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad EAFIT'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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Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación colombiana de universidades (ASCUN)
  • Consejo Latinoaméricano de Escuelas de Administración (CLADEA)
  • Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021