Universidad ICESI

country rank  5
world rank  1517

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, Universidad ICESI (ICESI University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Cali (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Valle del Cauca. 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 ICESI is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad ICESI offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Colombian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name ICESI University
Founded 1979
Motto We teach to learn
Colours Blue, white and green

University Location

Address Calle 18 No. 122-135
Cali (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Valle del Cauca
T +57 (2) 555 2334
F +57 (2) 555 1706

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Calle 18 #122-135
+57 (2) 555 2334

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad ICESI's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019