Industrial University of Santander

country rank  17
world rank  2422

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Founded in 1948, Universidad Industrial de Santander (Industrial University of Santander) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Bucaramanga (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Santander. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Bogotà, Barranca, Socorro, Barbosa, Màlaga. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Colombian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UIS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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 UIS
Founded 1948
Motto Construimos futuro
We build the future
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address Ciudad Universitaria Carrera 27 Calle 9
Bucaramanga
Santander
Colombia
Tel +57 (7) 634 4000
Fax +57 (7) 635 1946
Other locations Bogotà, Barranca, Socorro, Barbosa, Màlaga

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 0-10%
Admission Office Ciudad Universitaria Carrera 27 Calle 9
Bucaramanga
(7) 634 4000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Industrial University of Santander's Library
Housing Yes
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


Year of first Accreditation

2005


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)
  • Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.



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Online Courses

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