Luis Amigó Catholic University

country rank  40
world rank  3881

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University Overview

Established in 1984, Universidad Católica Luis Amigó (Luis Amigó Catholic University) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Medellín (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Antioquia. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Bogotá, Cartagena, Manizales, Montería, Palmira. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Católica Luis Amigó (UCLA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica Luis Amigó (UCLA) 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 35 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 90-100% making this Colombian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCLA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UCLA
Founded 1984
Motto La realización del ser humano, el compromiso que sabemos cumplir
Colours Blue and orange

University Location

Address Transversal 51A No. 67B-90
Medellín
Antioquia
Colombia
Tel +57 (4) 448 7666
Fax +57 (4) 384 9797
Other locations Bogotá, Cartagena, Manizales, Montería, Palmira

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)
Not reported
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

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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 90-100%
Admission Office Transversal 51A #67B
Medellín
(4) 260 6666

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Luis Amigó Catholic University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure

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