Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas

country rank : 9

world rank     : 2020

University Overview


Established in 1948, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (Francisco José de Caldas District University) is a non-profit public 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 Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (UDFJC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (UDFJC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 69 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UDFJC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


University Name(s)

Francisco José de Caldas District University



Ubi Veritas Ibi Libertas Where there is truth there is freedom

Red and yellow

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

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



Size and Profile


Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range

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Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library

Not reported

Sport Facilities
Not reported

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance Learning
Not reported








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