University Francisco de Paula Santander Rankings

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#8273 of 14,131 In the World
#553 of 1,756 In Latin America
#69 of 190 In Colombia

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Acceptance rate

* University Francisco de Paula Santander 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 entrance examination
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; August-December)


The tuition table for University Francisco de Paula Santander 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)
Engineering 6,000,000
Business Administration 5,500,000
Law 5,000,000
Medicine 8,000,000
Psychology 4,500,000

Programs and Degrees

Tecnólogo Agricultural Business, Business and Commerce, Ceramics and Glass Technology, Civil Engineering, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Pharmacy, Production Engineering
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Bioengineering, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, International Business, Law, Mass Communication, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Nursing, Occupational Health, Preschool Education, Science Education, Social Work
Especialización Business Administration, Economics, Educational Technology, Health Administration, Management, Occupational Health, Pedagogy, Special Education
Maestría Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Mathematics Education, Pedagogy

University Francisco de Paula Santander faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Distance Education Business and Commerce, Computer Science, Finance, Pharmacy
Department/Division : Postgraduate Studies Business Administration, Development Studies, Economics, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Technology, Higher Education Teacher Training, Management, Materials Engineering, Occupational Health, Safety Engineering, Vocational Counselling
Faculty : Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Food Technology
Faculty : Basic Sciences Natural Sciences
Faculty : Business Administration Accountancy, Business Administration, International Business
Faculty : Education, Arts and Humanities Architecture, Law, Mass Communication, Mathematics Education, Social Work
Faculty : Engineering Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering
Faculty : Health Sciences Nursing

General information

Alternative names UFPS
Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander
Founded 1970
Accreditation Concejo Municipal de Armenia
Motto Fortalecimiento Académico

Location and contacts

Address Edificio Torre Administrativa Avenida Gran Colombia No. 12E-96 Barrio Colsag
Cúcuta, Norte de Santander
City population 750,000

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