ICESI University - private nonprofit higher education institution in Colombia. ICESI University began its work in the year 1979. Inside the city of Cali the university has built its own suburban campus.

University ranking. In the recent years ICESI University has a stable position in the top 20 universities of Colombia and does not plan to give it away. ICESI University is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must provide the document of previous academic performance as well as the results of the examinations. It is worth mentioning that ICESI University is characterized by a mild competition among the students, there are only 2 applicants per seat. The academic year is traditionally divided into semesters. After passing a rather difficult admission process, the students can count on financial support in the form of a scholarship.

The composition of the university. ICESI University is quite small, with 4000 students attending its classes. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. The Approximate number of specialists teaching at ICESI University is 299. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of ICESI University. The university has a dedicated library. ICESI University ia a member of «OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)».
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1979
Teachers 299
Students 3,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking 1669
Country ranking 14
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 1669
Cost of living in Cali
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 83 85
Food 90 160
Transportation 26 113
Communications and utilities 40 42
Clothing 17 64
Sports and leisure 15 47
Total 271 512
Accommodation in Cali USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 84
Shared room in city centre 86
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 132
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 161
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Icesi
old Universidad ICESI
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