List of universities in Colombia

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This is a list of universities in Colombia. The Colombian higher education system is composed of technical institutes focused on vocational education, university institutions focused on technological education, and universities focused on undergraduate and postgraduate education. The country has both public and private universities. Most of the public universities conform to the State University System (Spanish: Sistema Universitario Estatal, SUE), and most of the departments have at least one public university. Several private universities are affiliated to the Roman Catholic Church or are nonsectarian.

Public[edit]

National[edit]

National University of Colombia
Name Established Location Reference
National University of Colombia 1867 Bogotá, Medellín, Manizales, Palmira, Arauca, Leticia, Tumaco and San Andrés
Military University Nueva Granada 1982 Bogotá
National Open and Distance University 1981
National Pedagogic University 1955 Bogotá
Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia 1953 Tunja, Chiquinquirá, Duitama, Sogamoso and Bogotá
Technological University of Pereira 1958 Pereira, San Andrés, Belén de Umbría, Mistrato, Santuario, Quinchía,

Puerto Carreño

Superior College of Public Administration 1958 Bogotá, Barranquilla, Bucaramanga, Cali, Cartagena, Cúcuta, Fusagasugá, Ibagué, Manizales, Medellin, Neiva, Pasto, Pereira, Popayán, Tunja, and Villavicencio
University of the Amazon 1971 Florencia
University of the Llanos 1974 Villavicencio
University of the Pacific 1988 Buenaventura, Guapi, and Tumaco

Departmental[edit]

Industrial University of Santander: La Gallera theater at the Main Campus
Francisco José de Caldas District University: La Macarena Campus
University of Antioquia: Central Library at the University City of Medellín
University of Valle: Faculty of Health at the San Fernando Campus
Name Established Location Reference
University of Santander UDES 1996 Bucaramanga, Bogota, Cucuta, Valledupar [1]
Central University of Valle del Cauca 1971 Tulua
Francisco José de Caldas District University 1948 Bogotá
Francisco de Paula Santander University 1962 Cúcuta and Ocaña
Industrial University of Santander 1948 Bucaramanga, Barrancabermeja, Barbosa, Málaga, Piedecuesta, and Socorro
Popular University of Cesar 1973
South Colombian University 1970 Neiva, Pitalito, Garzón, La Plata
Technological University of Choco 1972 Quibdó
University of Antioquia 1803 Medellín, Andes, Amalfi, Carmen de Viboral Caucasia, Envigado, Puerto Berrío, Santa Fe de Antioquia, Segovia, Turbo, and Yarumal
University of Atlantico 1941 Barranquilla, Puerto Colombia
University of Caldas 1943 Manizales
University of Cartagena 1827 Cartagena
University of Cauca 1827 Popayán
University of Cordoba 1962 Montería
University of Cundinamarca 1969 Fusagasugá, Chía, Chocontá, Facatativá, Girardot, Soacha, Ubaté, and Zipaquirá
University of La Guajira 1977 Rioacha, Albania, Fonseca, Maicao, Manaure, Villanueva, and Montería
University of Magdalena 1958 Santa Marta
University of Nariño 1905 Pasto, Ipiales, and Tumaco
University of Pamplona 1960 Pamplona, Cúcuta, and Villa del Rosario
University of Quindio 1960 Armenia
University of Sucre 1977 Sincelejo
University of Tolima 1945 Ibagúe
University of Valle 1945 Cali, Buenaventura, Buga, Caicedonia, Cartago, Palmira, Tuluá, Yumbo, Zarzal, and Santander de Quilichao
Tecnológico de Antioquia 1983 Medellín, Abejorral, Andes, Ciudad Bolivar, Guatapé, Jericó, San Rafael, Santa Bárbara, Sonson, Urrao, Yali, Yolombó, Amalfi, Cisneros, Anorí, Hispania, Frontino, San Carlos, Belmira, Betulia, Ituango, San Andrés de Cuerquia, San Roque, Valdivia, Vagachí, Dabeiba, Fredonia, San Jerónimo, San Pedro de los Milagros, and Sopetrán.

Private[edit]

Catholic[edit]

Name Established Location Reference
Pontifical Bolivarian University 1936 Medellín
Catholic University of Manizales
Catholic University of the West
Catholic University of Pereira
La Salle University 1964 Bogotá
University Corporation Minuto de Dios
Marian University
Catholic University of Colombia 1970 Bogotá
Pontifical Xavierian University 1623 Bogotá, Cali
Our Lady of the Rosary University 1653 Bogotá
Saint Buenaventura University
Saint Martin University 1981 Bogotá and others
Saint Thomas Aquinas University 1580 Bogotá, Tunja
Sergio Arboleda University 1985 Bogotá, Santa Marta
Universidad Católica de Oriente 1981 Rionegro
University of La Sabana 1979 Chía

Nonsectarian[edit]

University EAFIT: Main Library
Central University Colombia: northern headquarters building
Name Established Location Reference
University of Santander UDES 1996 Bucaramanga, Bogota, Cucuta, Valledupar [1]
University of Ibague 1982 Ibague
Antonio Nariño University
Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería 1972 Bogotá
Autonomous University of Bucaramanga
Autonomous University of the Caribbean
Autonomous University of Colombia
Autonomous University of Manizales Manizales
Universidad El Bosque Manizales
Universidad Autónoma de Occidente 1970 Cali
Central University 1966
Fundación Universitaria INPAHU
Externado University of Colombia 1886
Cooperative University of Colombia 1964
Cooperative University of San Gil
Free University of Risaralda
Jorge Tadeo Lozano University 1954 Bogotá, Cartagena
INCCA University of Colombia 1955 Bogotá, Bogotá
La Gran Colombia University 1951
Pilot University of Colombia 1962
Santiago de Cali University Cali
University of America 1952
Politécnico Grancolombiano 1981
University of the Andes 1948 Bogotá
University of Boyaca Tunja
EAN University 1967 Bogotá
University EAFIT 1960
El Bosque University 1977
University ICESI Cali
University of Manizales Manizales
University of Medellín Medellín
Universidad del Norte Barranquilla

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "University of Santander UDES". UDES. Retrieved 16 May 2014.