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About University of La Guajira

University of La Guajira — public non-profit university. It is located in Riohacha, Colombia. It is a modern higher education institution, established in 1976.

University of La Guajira carries out research in several scientific areas.

LocationRiohacha, Colombia
Establishment year1976
Acceptance rate60%
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University of La Guajira tuition fees

The academic calendar at University of La Guajira is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Colombia. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For foreigners, the tuition fee at University of La Guajira starts from 1,000 USD per year. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendarSemesters

Bachelor degree at University of La Guajira

Students are accepted to bachelor's programs at University of La Guajira based on the results of entrance exams.

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University of La Guajira campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in the countryside, so it is especially suitable for nature lovers. Since it is located away from the city, students hold all activities on campus and thus create a close-knit community. The advantages of this location include access to various types of outdoor recreation and fewer distractions from study than in a city. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction.

Campus TypeRural

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. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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