Universidad del Rosario

country rank  12
world rank  2569

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University Overview

Founded in 1653, Universidad del Rosario (El Rosario University) is a non-profit private 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 del Rosario (UR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Rosario (UR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 364 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Colombian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name El Rosario University
Acronym UR
Founded 1653
Motto Nova et Vetera
Always ancient, always new
Colours White and moderate red

University Location

Address Calle 14 No. 6-25
Bogotá (population range: over 5,000,000)
110010 Bogota
T +57 (1) 422 5321
F +57 (1) 281 8583

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Cra. 6a No 14 - 13 Edificio Santa Fe Piso 1
Bogota D.C. 110010
+57 2970200
018000 511888

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
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 Rosario'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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)


  • Ibero American Science and Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC)
  • Red Universitaria Metropolitana de Bogotá
  • (RUMBO)
  • Grupo de Unidades de Información de la Región Central en Salud (UNIRECS)
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Cooperación Latinoamericana de Redes Avanzadas (RedCLARA)
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
  • Asociación Columbus

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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018