Free University

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world rank  2692

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University Overview

Founded in 1946, Universidad Libre (Free University) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Cali, Barranquilla, Pereira, Cúcuta, Socorro. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education of Colombia), Universidad Libre is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Colombian higher education institution. Universidad Libre 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 74 years old Colombian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Universidad Libre also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1946
Motto Scientia Fons Libertatis
Science Source of Liberty

University Location

Address Calle 8 No. 5-80, Piso 5
Bogotá
Bogota
Colombia
Tel +57 (1) 286 9466
Fax +57 (1) 243 8976
Other locations Cali, Barranquilla, Pereira, Cúcuta, Socorro

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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students
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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 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Free University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
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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Online Courses

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