Universidad del Cauca

country rank  25
world rank  3443

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University Overview

Established in 1827, Universidad del Cauca (University of Cauca) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Popayán (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), 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 del Cauca is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Cauca 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 190 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Cauca
Acronym
Founded 1827
Motto Posteris Lumen Moriturus Edat
Those who are going to die must pass the light of the future
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Claustro de Santo Domingo, Calle 5 No. 4-70
Popayán (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Cauca
Colombia
T +57 (2) 820 9900
F +57 (2) 820 9912

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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
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 Go to Universidad del Cauca's Library
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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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018