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Map of Colombia Colleges and Universities


List of Colombia Colleges and Universities

Military University Nueva GranadaAv Calle 100 Bogota Bogota Colombia
National Pedagogic University Calle 73 Bogota Bogota Colombia
Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia 55 Tunja Boyaca Colombia
University of the Llanos Villavicencio Meta Colombia
Tecnologico de Antioquia Medellin Antioquia Colombia
Universidad de los Andes Bogota Bogota Colombia
EAN University Cajica Cundinamarca Colombia
Universidad del Norte Santa Marta Magdalena Colombia
Colegio Agustiniano Ciudad Salitre Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Colegio Agustiniano Norte Transversal 60 Bogota Bogota Colombia
Colegio Andino - Deutsche Schule Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Colegio Cafam Bogota D.C. Bogota Colombia
Colegio Campo Alegre Anapoima Cundinamarca Colombia
Colegio ChampagnatCalle 40 # Cra 17 # 38b-51 Bogota Bogota Colombia
Colegio Clermont Cra. 73 #213A-51 Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Colegio Colombo Americano Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Colegio de la Presentacion Las Ferias Carrera 69K Bogota D.C. Bogota Colombia
Colegio Santa Franscisca Romana Carrera 16 Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Gimnasio Los Caobos Vereda La Balsa via Guaymaral Chia Cundinamarca Colombia
Instituto Alberto Merani Avda Cra 72 No. 181 - 90 Bogota Bogota 057 Colombia
Fundacion Nuevo Marymount Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Colegio de la Presentacion Sans Facon Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Colegio Militar Caldas Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Colegio Santo Tomas de Aquino Carrera 21 # Carrera 21 # 132 - 46 Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Gimnasio El LagoBogota Colombia

Since the early 1960s, Colombia education has proliferated rapidly. Owing to the rapid increase in the public disbursements for education in the 1960s, education in Colombia developed rapidly.

According to the statistics, a quarter of expenditure made by the government of Colombia largely included the expenditure done for education.
Moreover, the rapid urbanization of Colombia largely fostered the expansion in the educational system of Colombia. The rapid urbanization of Colombia also led to the modifications in the international laws.

These laws transferred the financial responsibility of primary education to the central government. In 1975, the responsibility of the secondary education was also shifted to the central government. This transfer in authority largely contributed towards enhancing the prospects of education at Colombia.

According to the statistics of 1996, the total number of students enrolled for higher education in Colombia was 644,188. Moreover, in 2001 the total secondary enrollment within the territory of Colombia is recorded to be about 53.5%.

Furthermore, talking about the education system of Colombia, it goes without mention that the Colombia education includes schools, colleges, universities and the technical institutions in Colombia. Some of the schools, colleges, universities and technical institutions that deserve special mention in this context are:
  • Colegio Karl C Parrish, Barranquilla
  • Colegio Gran Brentana, Bogota
  • Colegio Colombo Britanico, Cali
  • Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
  • Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario
  • Universidad del Norte
  • Universidad EAFIT
  • Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas
  • Universidad Antonio Narino
  • Universidad de Los Andes
  • Universidad de La Salle - Santafe de Bogota
  • Universidad del Valle etc.
Graduate Colleges and Universities

Graduate colleges and universities are the institutions in Colombia that offer graduate degree programs in various subjects such as science and technology, business, education, public administration, engineering, etc.

There are various graduate colleges and universities in Colombia. But among all, the most important are the following:
  • Argosy University
  • Universidad de Antioquia
  • National University
  • Universidad de Cordoba
  • Universidad de los Andes
  • Universidad del Valle
  • Universidad Central
The above listed universities have various colleges running under them that offer graduate degree programs.

Nowadays, the graduate colleges and universities around Colombia also offer evening classes. These classes are mainly attended by people who belong to the working class. In the recent times, many of these graduate colleges and universities in Colombia have started offering post graduate, masters and doctorate degrees. These graduate colleges and universities at Colombia have their campuses spread across all over the nation. Argosy University has 18 campuses where it offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees in various fields.

Moreover, nowadays, these graduate colleges and universities of Colombia are getting more and more tech savvy. National University of Colombia has been spreading education through Internet to reach the students of distant places. This university offers online distance learning facility in 35 of the 80 degree programs that it offers.


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