University of Santiago de Cali Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7873 of 14,131 In the World
#538 of 1,756 In Latin America
#76 of 190 In Colombia
#4 of 9 In Cali

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The University of Santiago de Cali is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes 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

Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio10:1


Local studetns Undergraduate, 1,463,235-8,346,052 per programme; Postgraduate, 3,068,828-6,157,575 per programme (COP)

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Técnico Profesional Accountancy, Child Care and Development, Clothing and Sewing, Cooking and Catering, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Finance, Information Technology, Marketing, Nursing, Parks and Recreation, Secretarial Studies, Sports, Tourism, Transport Management
Tecnólogo Dental Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Pharmacy
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Advertising and Publicity, Bioengineering, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Dentistry, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, International Business, Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics Education, Media Studies, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology, Respiratory Therapy, Science Education, Social Work, Veterinary Science
Especialización Accountancy, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Management, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Health Administration, Human Resources, Human Rights, Information Technology, International Business, International Law, Law, Management, Marketing, Medicine, Occupational Health, Preschool Education, Public Law, Surveying and Mapping, Taxation, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Management
Maestría Business Administration, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Education, Foreign Languages Education, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, Law, Public Administration, Science Education
Doctorado Education, Engineering, Law, Natural Sciences

Notable alumni

  1. Francia Márquez Mina

    Francia Márquez Mina
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1981-.. (age 41)

    Francia Elena Márquez Mina is an Afro-Colombian human-rights and environmental activist in Colombia. She was born in Yolombo, a village in the Cauca Department. She first became an activist at 13, when construction of a dam threatened her community.

  2. Óscar Figueroa

    Óscar Figueroa
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1983-.. (age 39)

    Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera is a Colombian weightlifter, and Olympic Champion competing in the 62 kg category until 2018 and 67 kg starting in 2018 after the International Weightlifting Federation reorganized the categories. He was born in the rural township of Zaragoza, located in Cartago, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.

  3. William Ospina

    William Ospina
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1954-.. (age 68)

    William Ospina is a Colombian poet, essayist and novelist. He was born in Herveo, Tolima. He won the Romulo Gallegos Prize for his novel El país de la canela, part of a trilogy about the invasion and conquest of South America.

  4. Carlos Mayolo

    Carlos Mayolo
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1945-2007 (aged 62)
    screenwriteractorfilm director

    Carlos Mayolo was a Colombian actor and film director. He directed more than ten films from 1970 to 2000.

  5. Adriana Carabalí

    Adriana Carabalí
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia

    Adriana Carabalí was briefly the 69th Governor of Valle del Cauca. She was appointed by decree of President Juan Manuel Santos in May 2012 whilst elections took place.

General info

Alternative names USC
Universidad Santiago de Cali
Founded 1959
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación Nacional; Ministerio de Justicia

Location and Contacts

Address Carrera 62 Calle 5 Campus Pampalinda
Cali, Valle del Cauca
City population 2,471,000
Phone +57 (2) 518 3000
Fax +57 (2) 555 1656

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