Universidad de La Guajira

country rank  137
world rank  9866

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University Overview

Founded in 1976, Universidad de La Guajira (University of La Guajira) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Riohacha (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), La Guajira. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad de La Guajira (UNIGUAJIRA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad de La Guajira (UNIGUAJIRA) 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 43 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Colombian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. UNIGUAJIRA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of La Guajira
Acronym UNIGUAJIRA
Founded 1976
Motto Academia y Proyección Social
Academic and Social Projection
Colours Blue, yellow and red

University Location

Address Km 5 Vía a Maicao
Riohacha
La Guajira
Colombia
Tel +57 (5) 728 2729
Fax +57 (5) 728 2729

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 50-60%
Admission Office Km 5 Vía a Maicao
Riohacha - La Guajira
(954) 728 2729

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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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: Friday, 2 October 2020