University of Caldas: Ranking & Review

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Manizales Rank Colombia Rank World Rank
1 15 1347
Top 8%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment12,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$3,750
International students$1,750$6,250

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 namesUCALDAS
Universidad de Caldas
MottoLumina Spargo
Light that Spreads
AccreditationMinisterio de Educación Nacional, Colombia
Affiliations and membershipsAsociacion Colombiana de Universidades ASCUN
Red Colombiana para la Internacionalizacion de la Educacion Superior RCI
Asociacion Columbus
Asociacion Internacional REDFORD
Colombia-Challenge your Knowledge CCYK
Academic structureFaculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Exact Sciences
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Legal and social Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Colorsblue, gold, red
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff850
Student/staff ratio15
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressCalle 65 No. 26-10
Manizales, Caldas
Urbanization levelUrban
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone+57 (6) 878 1500
Fax+57 (6) 878 1505

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