Catholic University of Colombia

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Catholic University of Colombia
Universidad Católica de Colombia
Type Private
Established March 1, 1970
Rector Francisco José Gómez Ortiz
Students 13,000 approx.
Undergraduates 10,800
Postgraduates 1.091
Address Av. Caracas 46-72, Bogotá, Colombia
Campus Urban

The Catholic University of Colombia is a private institution of higher education. It was founded in Bogotá, Colombia in 1970, notable in its early loyalty to Catholic church doctrine. The institution now has 10,300 undergraduates. The university has three campuses in the city of Bogota, a school, a language school, and a university campus in addition to being an office setting for students in Bogotá. It gives technical and technological careers (in Chia, a town near Bogota). The three most important sites are in Bogota, Chapinero, and Teusaquillo — characterized by their historical and cultural value. Its entire campus distributed in such sites totals about 77.000m2 with 44.000 m2 of buildings and 33,000 m2 for building.

After 40 years, the Catholic University of Colombia is one of the most representative universities in the country and is known for its Catholic doctrine in much of Latin America.

Undergraduate programs[edit]

The Universidad Catolica de Colombia offers eight undergraduate programs. It has approximately 11.000 students.

  • Architecture
  • Law
  • Economy
  • Civil engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Electronics and telecommunications engineering
  • Psychology

Specializations (graduate programs)[edit]

  • Work Management
  • Pavement Engineering
  • Water Resources
  • Financial Management
  • Formulation and Evaluation
  • Systems Audit
  • Network Security
  • Quality and Performance
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Legal Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Probation Law
  • Criminal Law and Forensic Science
  • Tax and Customs
  • Governance and Management of Regional and Municipal Development
  • Labor and Social Security
  • Criminal Investigation and Criminal Trial in the Adversarial System


Coordinates: 4°38′03″N 74°04′01″W / 4.63417°N 74.06694°W / 4.63417; -74.06694