Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas

country rank  11
world rank  2565

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University Overview

Established in 1950, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (Francisco José de Caldas District University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia (Ministry of National Education - National Council for Higher Education, Colombia), Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (UDFJC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (UDFJC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 67 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Francisco José de Caldas District University
Acronym UDFJC
Founded 1950
Motto Ubi Veritas Ibi Libertas
Where there is truth there is freedom
Colours Red and yellow

University Location

Address Carrera 7 No. 40-53, Piso 10
Bogotá (population range: over 5,000,000)
Bogota
Colombia
T +57 (1) 323 9300
F +57 (1) 310 5235

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+57

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018