Universidad de Antioquía

country rank  3
world rank  1275

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University Overview

Founded in 1803, Universidad de Antioquía (University of Antioquia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Medellín (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Antioquia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rionegro, Andes, El Carmen de Viboral, Caucasia, Puerto Berrio, Turbo, Yarumal. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education, Colombia), Universidad de Antioquía (UDEA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Antioquía (UDEA) 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 216 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Antioquia
Acronym UDEA
Founded 1803
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address Calle 67 No. 51-08
Medellín (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +57 (4) 219 8332
F +57 (4) 211 0672
Other locations Rionegro, Andes, El Carmen de Viboral, Caucasia, Puerto Berrio, Turbo, Yarumal

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Red Colombiana para la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior (RCI)
  • Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)
  • Group of Eight (go8)
  • Asociación Columbus
  • Grupo de Universidades Iberoamericanas La Rábida
  • Red Iberoamericana de Universidades de Pesquisa (RIDUP)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019