Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia

country rank  18
world rank  2546

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University Overview

Established in 1953, Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tunja (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Boyaca. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Duitama, Chiquinquirá, Sogamoso. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (UPTC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (UPTC) 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 66 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Colombian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPTC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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
Name Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia
Acronym UPTC
Founded 1953
Motto Futurum Aedificamus
Building the Future
Colours Black and yellow

University Location

Address Avenida Central del Norte 39-115
Tunja
Boyaca
Colombia
Tel +57 (8) 740 5626
Fax +57
Other locations Duitama, Chiquinquirá, Sogamoso

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Avenida Central del Norte 39-115 Edificio Admisiones - Primer Piso

(8) 740 5626
(8) 740 5626 Ext. 2351

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia


Year of first Accreditation

2015


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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Online Courses

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