Universidad de Caldas

country rank  20
world rank  3339

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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 medium-sized city of Manizales (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Caldas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education, Colombia), Universidad de Caldas (UCALDAS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational 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 75 years old 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.

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 (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Caldas
Colombia
T +57 (6) 878 1500
F +57 (6) 878 1505

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

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
+57 (6) 878 1500

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia


Year of first Accreditation

2007


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)

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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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019