Pontificia Bolivariana University: Ranking & Review

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Medellín Rank Colombia Rank World Rank
2 13 1210
Top 8%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment22,500
Academic calendarSemesters

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
In-state students$1,750
International students$500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++++
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences++++

General info

Alternative namesUPB
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Founded1937
MottoFormación integral para la transformación social y humana
Integral education for social and human transformation
AccreditationMinisterio de Educación Nacional, Colombia
Affiliations and membershipsInternational Federation of Catholic Universities IFCU
Asociacion Colombiana de Universidades ASCUN
Asociacion Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado AUIP
European Association for International Education EAIE
Asociacion Iberoamericana de Instituciones de Ensenanza de la Ingenieria ASIBEI
Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales CLACSO
Asociacion Red de Educacion Continua de Latinoamerica y Europa RECLA
Colorsred, yellow, black
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePrivate
HousingProvides housing
Total FTE staff750
Student/staff ratio30
Religious affiliationChristian-Catholic

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.upb.edu.co
AddressCircular 1 No. 70-01
Medellín, Antioquia, 56006
Colombia
Urbanization levelUrban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+57 (4) 354 4546
Fax+57 (4) 250 2080

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