Departmental Institute of Fine Arts (IDBA) - public higher education institution in Colombia. The history of IDBA can be traced back to1936 .

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicants must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. The competition is quite mild with a ratio of 1 to 3. The university shares the popular system in Colombia that divides the academic year into semesters. 2,500 USD/год. A master’s degree of IDBA will cost a student a significant sum of 2,500 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website

The composition of the university. Departmental Institute of Fine Arts is relatively small, teaching about 1000 students on average. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. The teaching staff is 199 specialists. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.

Infrastructure of IDBA. The university has a functioning library. It is one of the members of Asociacion Colombiana de Facultades de Artes (ACOFARTES), and Asociacion Colombiana de Facultades de Educacion (ASCOFADE).
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1936
Abbreviation IDBA
Teachers 199
Students 999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia
• Asociacion Colombiana de Facultades de Artes (ACOFARTES)
• Asociacion Colombiana de Facultades de Educacion (ASCOFADE)
World ranking 14500
Country ranking 215
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 14500
Cost of living in Colombia
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 113 135
Food 93 160
Transportation 20 90
Communications and utilities 50 56
Clothing 19 73
Sports and leisure 17 56
Total 312 570
Accommodation in Colombia USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 114
Shared room in city centre 136
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 204
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 238
Alternative title
old Instituto Departamental de Bellas Artes
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