About Ucaldas

University of Caldas (Ucaldas) — public non-profit university. It is located in Manizales, Colombia. Ucaldas is a member of Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN), RCI (Internationalization Network of Colombia), COLUMBUS, REDFORD, CCYK (Colombia, Challenge your Knowledge, www.challengeyourknowledge.edu.co), ORTELIUS.

The university is in top-1320 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings.

Ucaldas is developing different scientific directions and invites students to join the research.

Manizales, Colombia
Establishment year
Rating QS 2023

Ucaldas tuition fees

The academic calendar at Ucaldas is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Colombia. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at Ucaldas start from 1 USD. International students pay a minimum of 2,500 USD per year. The university has several financial aid programs that help students cover part of the cost of education. On the official website of the university, you will find all the relevant information about tuition fees and scholarships.

When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
Bachelorthere are free programs
2,500 USD/year
1 USD/year
2,500 USD/year

Ucaldas campus

The campus of Ucaldas is located in Manizales. This is a fairly large city that opens up many opportunities for students: from cafes, restaurants and other entertainment to internships at large companies. But an urban campus can also be a disadvantage, because big city life distracts some students from their studies. The school has a library where students can do their homework or just relax. Foreigners who come to Ucaldas through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus Type

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. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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Universities related to Ucaldas

Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
33Autonomous University of ManizalesColombiaManizales
2,500 USD
2,500 USD
52Universidad de ManizalesColombiaManizales
59University of CaldasColombiaManizales
2,500 USD
2,500 USD
95Catholic University of ManizalesColombiaManizales
National University of Colombia – Manizales HeadquartersColombiaManizales

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
3861University of Los AndesColombiaBogotá
13,000 USD
9,000 USD
3922National University of ColombiaColombiaBogotá
1,000 USD
3,000 USD
4753Pontifical Xavierian UniversityColombiaBogotá
7,000 USD
9,000 USD
5144Universidad Externado de ColombiaColombiaBogotá
6615Universidad de AntioquiaColombiaMedellín
1,000 USD
3,000 USD