Universidad Surcolombiana

country rank  88
world rank  6671

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University Overview

Founded in 1976, Universidad Surcolombiana (South Colombian University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Neiva (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Huila. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Surcolombiana (USCO) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad Surcolombiana (USCO) 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 44 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Colombian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USCO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name South Colombian University
Acronym USCO
Founded 1976
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Avenida Pastrana Borrero Carrera 1
Neiva
Huila
Colombia
Tel +57 (8) 875 4753
Fax +57 (8) 875 8890

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
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Avenida Pastrana Borrero - Carrera 1
Neiva
(8) 875 5144
01800 0968722

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia


Year of first Accreditation

1975


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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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021