Universidad de Caldas

country rank  27
world rank  2967

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University Overview

Founded in 1943, Universidad de Caldas (University of Caldas) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Manizales (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Caldas. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad de Caldas (UCALDAS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad de Caldas (UCALDAS) 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 77 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCALDAS 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 University of Caldas
Acronym UCALDAS
Founded 1943
Motto Lumina Spargo
Light that Spreads
Colours Blue, gold and red

University Location

Address Calle 65 No. 26-10
Manizales
Caldas
Colombia
Tel +57 (6) 878 1500
Fax +57 (6) 878 1505

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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 Not reported
Admission Office Calle 65 # 26-10
Manizales
(6) 878 1500

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Caldas's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
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

2007


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)
  • Red Colombiana para la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior (RCI)
  • Asociación Columbus
  • Asociación Internacional REDFORD
  • Colombia, Challenge your Knowledge (CCYK)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021