Autonomous University of Manizales

country rank  60
world rank  5357

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University Overview

Established in 1981, Universidad Autónoma de Manizales (Autonomous University of Manizales) is a non-profit private 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 Autónoma de Manizales (UAM) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Manizales (UAM) 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 39 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Colombian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAM 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
Acronym UAM
Founded 1981

University Location

Address Antigua Estación del Ferrocarril
Manizales
Caldas
Colombia
Tel +57 (6) 872 7272
Fax +57 (6) 872 7670

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Antigua Estacion del Ferrocaril
Manizales
(6) 872 7272

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Autonomous University of Manizales's Library
Housing Not reported
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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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