Universidad ICESI

country rank  4
world rank  1375

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, Universidad ICESI (ICESI University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Cali (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Valle del Cauca. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education, Colombia), Universidad ICESI is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad ICESI 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 40 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Colombian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name ICESI University
Founded 1979
Motto Aprendemos a conocer y actuar para construir un mundo mejor.
We learn to know and act to build a better world.
Colours Blue, white and green

University Location

Address Calle 18 No. 122-135
Cali (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
760031 Valle del Cauca
T +57 (2) 555 2334
F +57 (2) 555 1441

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Calle 18 #122-135
Cali 760031
+57 (2) 5552334

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad ICESI's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditacion CNA
  • AMBA
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)
  • Consejo Latinoameticano de Escuelas de Administración (CLADEA)
  • La Asociación Colombiana de Facultades de Ingeniería (ACOFI)
  • The Design Management Institute
  • The Business Association of Latin American Studies (BALAS)
  • The American Society for Engineering Education
  • International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)
  • Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM)
  • Association of MBA's (AMBA)
  • Principals for Responsible Management Education (PRIME)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFDM)
  • La Agencia Española de Cooperación y el Instituto Italiano de Cultura
  • Casa Franco-Andina del Derecho
  • Centro para el Desarrollo del Mercado de Capitales
  • Asociación de Educadores Internacionales (NAFSA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

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