Popular University of Cesar Rankings

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#8261 of 14,131 In the World
#551 of 1,756 In Latin America
#68 of 190 In Colombia

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* The Popular University of Cesar 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 (bachillerato) and national placement test
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - July; August-December)


Local studetns 450,000 per semester (COP)

Programs and Degrees

Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Art Education, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Foreign Languages Education, Hotel Management, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, International Business, Law, Mathematics Education, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Music, Native Language Education, Nursing, Psychology, Sanitary Engineering, Science Education, Sociology, Tourism
Especialización Art Management, Educational Technology, Epidemiology, Finance, Food Science, Government, Health Administration, Information Management, Management, Peace and Disarmament, Political Sciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Law, Science Education, Software Engineering, Surgery, Taxation
Maestría Environmental Studies, Humanities and Social Science Education, Microbiology, Pedagogy, Physics
Doctorado Physics, Tropical Agriculture

Popular University of Cesar faculties and divisions

Faculty : Administrative Sciences, Accountancy and Economics Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, International Business
Faculty : Basic Sciences and Education Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Science Education, Teacher Training
Faculty : Engineering and Technology Agricultural Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Sanitary Engineering
Faculty : Fine Arts Fine Arts, Folklore
Faculty : Health Sciences Health Sciences, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Nursing
Faculty : Law, Political and Social Sciences Law, Psychology, Sociology

General information

Alternative names UPC
Universidad Popular del Cesar
Founded 1976
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación Nacional; Congreso de Colombia
Motto Educación y Futuro
Education and Future
Colors green, white

Location and contacts

Address Balneario Hurtado Vía a Patillal
Valledupar, César
City population 544,000

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