Catholic University of Manizales Rankings

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Ranking Category
#9059 of 14,131 In the World
#649 of 1,756 In Latin America
#82 of 190 In Colombia
#4 of 4 In Manizales

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Acceptance rate

* The Catholic University of Manizales is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and State examination (ICFES)
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; July-December)


The tuition table for Catholic University of Manizales gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Cost per semester (COP)
Business Administration 9,000,000
Law 10,500,000
Psychology 8,500,000
Engineering 11,000,000
Medicine 15,000,000

Programs and Degrees

Técnico Profesional Tourism
Tecnólogo Tourism
Profesional Universitario Advertising and Publicity, Architecture, Business Administration, Computer Education, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics Education, Nursing, Science Education, Technology Education, Tourism, Virology
Especialización Communication Studies, Educational Administration, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Health Administration, Marketing, Occupational Health, Protective Services, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Safety Engineering
Maestría Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Computer Science, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Microbiology, Pedagogy, Science Education, Social Studies, Surveying and Mapping, Theology
Doctorado Education

Catholic University of Manizales faculties and divisions

Faculty : Administration Safety Engineering, Service Trades, Tourism
Faculty : Education Computer Education, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Environmental Studies, Mathematics Education, Religious Education, Science Education, Special Education, Technology Education
Faculty : Engineering and Architecture Architecture, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Real Estate, Safety Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Health Sciences Health Administration, Health Sciences, Microbiology, Nursing, Virology
Faculty : Social Sciences, Humanities and Theology Advertising and Publicity
Research Division : Microbiology and Agroindustrial Biotechnology Agricultural Business, Microbiology
Unit : Natural Sciences and Mathematics Training Mathematics, Natural Sciences

General information

Alternative names UCM
Universidad Católica de Manizales
Founded 1962
Accreditation Consejo Nacional de Acreditacion (CNA)

Location and contacts

Address Carrera 23 No. 60-63 Avenida Santander
Manizales, Caldas
City population 434,000

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