Universidad El Bosque

country rank  34
world rank  4363

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University Overview

Established in 1978, Universidad El Bosque (El Bosque University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education, Colombia), Universidad El Bosque (UEB) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad El Bosque (UEB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 41 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name El Bosque University
Acronym UEB
Founded 1978
Motto Por una Cultura de la Vida, su Calidad y su Sentido
For a Culture of Life, its Quality and its Sense
Colours Orange and green

University Location

Address Avenida Cra 9 No. 131A-02, Edificio Fundadores
Bogotá (population range: over 5,000,000)
110121 Bogota
T +57 (1) 648 9000
F +57 (1) 648 9000 ext 511

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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
Admission Office Calle 134 No. 7B-83
Bogotá 110121
+57 (1) 648 9000
(1) 800 11 30 33

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad El Bosque's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditacion CNA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)
  • Unión de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
  • Observatory Magna Charta Universitatum

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020