Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas y Ambientales

country rank  71
world rank  5864

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University Overview

Founded in 1983, Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas y Ambientales (University of Applied and Environmental Sciences) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. This institution also has a branch campus in Cartagena de Indias. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas y Ambientales (UDCA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas y Ambientales (UDCA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 37 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Colombian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UDCA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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 Applied and Environmental Sciences
Acronym UDCA
Founded 1983
Motto La Universidad Ambiental
The Environmental University
Colours Green and orange

University Location

Address Calle 222 No. 55-37
Bogotá
111166 Bogota
Colombia
Tel +57 (1) 668 4700
Fax +57 (1) 676 1132
Other locations Cartagena de Indias

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 60-70%
Admission Office Calle 222 No. 55-37
Bogotá 111166
(1) 668 4700 ext 232

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia


Year of first Accreditation

1983


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council of Accreditation (CNA)
  • Regional Accreditation System of University Undergraduate Programs for Country Members of MERCOSUR and Associated Countries (ARCUSUR)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Colombian Association of Universities (ASCUN)
  • Association of Latin American and the Caribbean Universities for the Integration (AUALCPI)
  • Union of Latin American and the Caribbean Universities (UDUAL)
  • Postgraduate Ibero-American University Association (AUIP)
  • Interamerican Organization of Higher Education (IOHE)
  • International Association for Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)
  • Colombian Network of Internationalization (RCI)
  • UNIVERSIA
  • Ibero-American Partnership of University Networks for Sustainability and Environment (ARIUSA)
  • Colombian Metwork for Environmental Education (RFCA)
  • Latin American Association of Medicine Schools and Faculties (ALAFEM)
  • Latin American Association of Nursing Schools and Faculties (ALADEFE)
  • Virtual Educa
  • International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA)
  • Colombian Association of Veterinary and Zootechnic Faculties (ASFAMEVEZ)
  • Colombian Academy of Sciences (ACAC)

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