Universidad del Magdalena

country rank  33
world rank  4451

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University Overview

Established in 1958, Universidad del Magdalena (University of Magdalena) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Santa Marta (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Magdalena. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education, Colombia), Universidad del Magdalena (UNIMAGDALENA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Magdalena (UNIMAGDALENA) 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 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Magdalena
Founded 1958
Motto Una universidad + incluyente e innovadora
A more inclusive and innovative University

University Location

Address Carrera 32 No. 22-08 Sector San Pedro Alejandrino
Santa Marta (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +57 (5) 430 1292
F +57 (5) 430 6237

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad del Magdalena's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditacion CNA

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019