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About UdeA

Universidad de Antioquia (UdeA) — public non-profit university. It is located in Medellin, Colombia. UdeA is an active member of Colombian Network for Internalization of Higher Education RCI, Colombian Association of Universities ASCUN, Group of 8, Internationals, Columbus Network, La Rábida, Iberoamerican Network of Research based Universities RIDUP, Iberoamerican Postgraduate University Association AUIP.

The institution is among the top-710 in the world, according to QS International University Ranking.

UdeA carries out research in several scientific areas.

LocationMedellin, Colombia
Establishment year1803
International students212

Place in ratings

Rating QS2024#706
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Agriculture & Forestry274
Arts & Humanities344
Life Sciences & Medicine431
Social Sciences & Management435
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UdeA tuition fees

The academic calendar at UdeA is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Colombia. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UdeA for local citizens starts from 1 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 1,000 USD. With the help of financial support programs, students can partially or fully cover the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters
Financial AidYes

Bachelor degree at UdeA

Admission to undergraduate programs is based on the results of entrance examinations.

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UdeA campus

The campus of UdeA is located in Medellin. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The university has a library where students can do their homework, write scientific papers or just read interesting books. Not only locals study at UdeA, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.

Campus TypeUrban

What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. Graduates of UdeA find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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