About Universidad Icesi
Universidad Icesi — private non-profit university. It is located in Cali, Colombia. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1979. As an active member of OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW), Universidad Icesi is participating in developing the academic environment.
The institution is among the top-690 in the world, according to QS International University Ranking. International ratings acknowledge the university's MBA program as one of the most prestigious.
Universidad Icesi conducts scientific activity in several areas. More information can be found on the official site.
- Establishment year
- International students
- Female students
- Acceptance rate
- Rating QS 2023
Universidad Icesi tuition fees
As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at Universidad Icesi is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For Colombia residents, the minimal tuition fee at Universidad Icesi is 1 USD per year. The university provides tuition assistance to some students through financial aid programs. They are available to both locals and foreigners. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.
When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
- Academic calendar
- Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
Universidad Icesi campus
The educational institution has a suburban campus. This means that students study close to a big city and can quickly get to it by public transport. At the same time, this location allows you to create a close-knit student community, since all events are held on campus. During the period of study, students can use the university library, where they can do homework and write scientific papers. Thanks to international exchange programs at Universidad Icesi, students can communicate with representatives of different countries and nationalities and thus expand their own horizons. And, the university contributes to this by regularly holding joint events for local and foreign students.
- Campus Type
What to do after graduation
If you want to stay in Colombia after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. Universidad Icesi graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.