Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira

country rank  11
world rank  2711

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University Overview

Established in 1958, Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira (Technological University of Pereira) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Pereira (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Risaralda. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education, Colombia), Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira (UTP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira (UTP) 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 60 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Technological University of Pereira
Acronym UTP
Founded 1958
Motto Scientia et Technica pro Humanitate sub Libertatis Tutela
Science and Technology at the service of Humanity, tutelage by freedom

University Location

Address La Julita
Pereira (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +57 (6) 313 7300
F +57 (6) 321 3206

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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
Admission Office Centro de Registro y Control Académico
+57 (6) 313 7139
(6) 3137183

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019