Universidad de Medellín

Cra. 87 #30-65, Medellin

  • #1201+ QS Global World Ranking
  • PrivateStatus
  • MediumResearch Output
  • 9,149Total Students
  • 498Faculty
  • 183Int'l Students

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There are 428 undergraduate programs on offer for students to study at Universidad de Medellín, covering subjects such as law, engineering, and design.

If you’re an international student who is interested in applying to study an undergraduate course at Universidad de Medellín, you can find out more information about the necessary entry requirements and application process below.

International students will need to undertake a foreign language diagnostic test in accordance with the university’s Academic Council regulations, or international program regulations.


Entry requirements

Entry requirements vary accordingly between domestic students and international students. To find out more information about the specific entry requirements for studying at Universidad de Medellín, click here.


How to apply

To apply to study at Universidad de Medellín, you’ll need to register your interest by completing an online application registration form, and pay a registration fee of approximately $67USD. To find out more information about the application process, click here.
Universidad de Medellín’s Academic Council may also require students to sit a general admissions test, or specific program test as part of the application process.


Tuition fees

The average tuition fees are based on each student’s own socioeconomic background, and which previous school the student has graduated from.

Tuition fees for international students are approximately $1,525USD per semester. Currently, there isn’t any financial aid available for international students at undergraduate level.



Universidad de Medellín is proud of its sustainable ‘Campus Vivo’ (living campus) project, which aims to make the university as sustainable as possible, and to have as little impact on the environment as possible. It includes an eco-garden, bio factory and telecommunications training camp.

For those who have a keen interest in sports and recreation, Universidad de Medellín has a number of large spaces across its campus devoted to sports and recreation for its students to spend and enjoy their free time.

If you have a passion for culture and the arts, then the Gabriel Obregón Botero Theater, the largest in Colombia, is the ideal place to experience all sorts of shows and events, including dance, music and theater productions. The Gabriel Obregón Botero Theater also plays host national and international events, and is open to the general public as well as to students of the university.


With a student population of 12,000, and just over one percent of its students representing 15 different nationalities on campus, student life at Universidad de Medellín is a fun and vibrant experience for everyone.

The university’s large green campus space is the ideal location for the university’s Student Union and Human Development Division to organize art and cultural activities as well as sports for students to enjoy.

The city itself in which the university is located also has a lot to see and do. Public transport links between the university campus and city center are efficient, making travelling between places quick and easy. 

There are many museums which students can visit all year-round. The Museo de Antioquia Museum displays the Colombian artist, Fernando Botero’s sculptures, which surround Plaza Botero in downtown Medellín. There’s also the Museo de Arte Moderno, Casa de la Memoria, El Castillo Museum and Jardín Botánico.

For those who want to get to know the local culture a little better, you can join some popular tours around the city, including the Tango Tour and Medellín Graffiti Tour. Not forgetting that every year, the city of Medellín celebrates its traditional Flower Festival where local villagers carry chairs on their backs that are filled with various designs and displays of flowers. You should also make sure to visit the symbolic hilltop called Cerro Nutibara, and historical plaza called Plazoleta de Cisneros near the Parque de la Luz (Park of Lights).

If you’re interested in studying at Universidad de Medellín, be sure to check the specific entry requirements and application process on the university’s website, as they can vary between programs. The basic application process involves registering your interest to study at the university by completing an online application form, and paying a registration fee.

There are currently no scholarships available for international students who study at Universidad de Medellín.


Within six months of graduating, 71 percent of graduates are in employment.

About

There are 428 undergraduate programs on offer for students to study at Universidad de Medellín, covering subjects such as law, engineering, and design.

If you’re an international student who is interested in applying to study an undergraduate course at Universidad de Medellín, you can find out more information about the necessary entry requirements and application process below.

International students will need to undertake a foreign language diagnostic test in accordance with the university’s Academic Council regulations, or international program regulations.


Entry requirements

Entry requirements vary accordingly between domestic students and international students. To find out more information about the specific entry requirements for studying at Universidad de Medellín, click here.


How to apply

To apply to study at Universidad de Medellín, you’ll need to register your interest by completing an online application registration form, and pay a registration fee of approximately $67USD. To find out more information about the application process, click here.
Universidad de Medellín’s Academic Council may also require students to sit a general admissions test, or specific program test as part of the application process.


Tuition fees

The average tuition fees are based on each student’s own socioeconomic background, and which previous school the student has graduated from.

Tuition fees for international students are approximately $1,525USD per semester. Currently, there isn’t any financial aid available for international students at undergraduate level.



Universidad de Medellín is proud of its sustainable ‘Campus Vivo’ (living campus) project, which aims to make the university as sustainable as possible, and to have as little impact on the environment as possible. It includes an eco-garden, bio factory and telecommunications training camp.

For those who have a keen interest in sports and recreation, Universidad de Medellín has a number of large spaces across its campus devoted to sports and recreation for its students to spend and enjoy their free time.

If you have a passion for culture and the arts, then the Gabriel Obregón Botero Theater, the largest in Colombia, is the ideal place to experience all sorts of shows and events, including dance, music and theater productions. The Gabriel Obregón Botero Theater also plays host national and international events, and is open to the general public as well as to students of the university.


With a student population of 12,000, and just over one percent of its students representing 15 different nationalities on campus, student life at Universidad de Medellín is a fun and vibrant experience for everyone.

The university’s large green campus space is the ideal location for the university’s Student Union and Human Development Division to organize art and cultural activities as well as sports for students to enjoy.

The city itself in which the university is located also has a lot to see and do. Public transport links between the university campus and city center are efficient, making travelling between places quick and easy. 

There are many museums which students can visit all year-round. The Museo de Antioquia Museum displays the Colombian artist, Fernando Botero’s sculptures, which surround Plaza Botero in downtown Medellín. There’s also the Museo de Arte Moderno, Casa de la Memoria, El Castillo Museum and Jardín Botánico.

For those who want to get to know the local culture a little better, you can join some popular tours around the city, including the Tango Tour and Medellín Graffiti Tour. Not forgetting that every year, the city of Medellín celebrates its traditional Flower Festival where local villagers carry chairs on their backs that are filled with various designs and displays of flowers. You should also make sure to visit the symbolic hilltop called Cerro Nutibara, and historical plaza called Plazoleta de Cisneros near the Parque de la Luz (Park of Lights).

If you’re interested in studying at Universidad de Medellín, be sure to check the specific entry requirements and application process on the university’s website, as they can vary between programs. The basic application process involves registering your interest to study at the university by completing an online application form, and paying a registration fee.

There are currently no scholarships available for international students who study at Universidad de Medellín.


Within six months of graduating, 71 percent of graduates are in employment.

University highlights

Student & Staff

Total students
9,149

15%
85%

International students
183

9%
91%

Total faculty staff
498

13
485

Total students
9,149

15%
85%

International students
183

9%
91%

Total faculty staff
498

485
13
2022
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Campus locations

Universidad de Medellín,

Cra. 87 #30-65 , Medellin , Antioquia , Colombia ,

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