Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander

country rank  45
world rank  4259

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University Overview

Established in 1970, Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (University Francisco de Paula Santander) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Cúcuta (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Norte de Santander. This institution also has a branch campus in Ocaña. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (UFPS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (UFPS) 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 50 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UFPS 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 University Francisco de Paula Santander
Acronym UFPS
Founded 1970
Motto Fortalecimiento Académico

University Location

Address Avenida Gran Colombia No. 12E-96
Cúcuta
Norte de Santander
Colombia
Tel +57 (7) 577 6655
Fax +57
Other locations Ocaña

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 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander'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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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021