Ranking  4946      68
Country Colombia
City Bucaramanga
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)2,500 USD/year.
Master (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $312-570 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 60%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1952
Abbreviation UNAB
Teachers 599
Students 14,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Soy Autónomo
Accreditation
• Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia
Affiliations
• Red Universitaria Mutis (RUM)
• Red de Universidades (UNIRED)
• Red Latinoamericana de Cooperación Universitaria (RLCU)
• Red Colombiana para la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior (RCI)
• Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)
• Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
Rankings
World ranking4946
Country ranking68
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking4946
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga
old Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga
Location on map
Autonomous University of Bucaramanga (UNAB) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Colombia. In 1952 UNAB opened its door to students. The main building of the university is located in Bucaramanga inside an urban campus. Autonomous University of Bucaramanga is, without a doubt, one of the most prestigious universities of Colombia sitting comfortably among the top 70 universities of the country.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission committee requests both examination results and the document on previous academic performance. The chances of successful admission are very high as 60 percent of applicants get enrolled but that number may vary depending on the faculty. The academic year in UNAB is divided to 2 academic semesters. UNAB has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. A year of master’s studies at UNAB will usually cost 1,000 USD per year. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. Here you can choose from a wide array of full-time programs, however the students are not limited to them as the university also offers online courses and programs. It is important to check for current tuition fees on (http://www.unab.edu.co) with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. Autonomous University of Bucaramanga is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 15 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The education is conducted by 599 teachers and professors. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UNAB. There is a library on the campus. Autonomous University of Bucaramanga is a part of the following groups Red Universitaria Mutis (RUM), Red de Universidades (UNIRED), Red Latinoamericana de Cooperación Universitaria (RLCU), Red Colombiana para la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior (RCI), Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN), Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP).

Autonomous University of Bucaramanga - Official Description

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