Higher College of Antioquia (IUCMA) - public higher education institution in Colombia. IUCMA began its academic activity in1946. The main campus of the university is located in Medellin.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance are required to submission by the admission committee. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. Studying bachelor’s at IUCMA is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. When applying for master’s programs at IUCMA a student should take into account that a year of studies will cost him/her around 1,000 USD. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. On the official website of the university (http://www.colmayor.edu.co) you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. Higher College of Antioquia is on the smaller side, it teaches about 1000 students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. The education is conducted by 199 teachers and professors. The university offers its students and the academic staff to participate in the international exchange programs. IUCMA has the following social media pages Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of IUCMA. The university has a dedicated library. The university is in the Universidades Regionales Latinoamericanas (UREL).
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1946
Abbreviation IUCMA
Teachers 199
Students 999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Educación superior con responsabilidad social
• Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia
• Universidades Regionales Latinoamericanas (UREL)
World ranking 9250
Country ranking 144
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 9250
Cost of living in Medellin
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 83 90
Food 99 165
Transportation 16 45
Communications and utilities 46 49
Clothing 19 70
Sports and leisure 16 58
Total 279 477
Accommodation in Medellin USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 84
Shared room in city centre 91
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 162
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 164
Alternative title
old Institución Universitaria Colegio Mayor de Antioquia
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