University of Quindío

country rank  51
world rank  5523

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University Overview

Established in 1960, Universidad del Quindío (University of Quindío) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Armenia (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Quindio. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education, Colombia), Universidad del Quindío is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Quindío 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 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Quindío
Founded 1960
Motto Desafíos, sueños y compromisos
Challenges, dreams and commitments

University Location

Address Carrera 15 Calle 12 Norte
Armenia (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +57 (6) 735 9300
F +57 (6) 746 2563

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Quindío's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditacion CNA


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020