Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira

country rank  15
world rank  3050

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University Overview

Established in 1958, Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira (Technological University of Pereira) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Pereira (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Risaralda. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia (Ministry of National Education, Colombia), Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira (UTP) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira (UTP) 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 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Colombian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Technological University of Pereira
Acronym UTP
Founded 1958
Motto Scientia et Technica pro Humanitate sub Libertatis Tutela
Science and Technology at the service of Humanity, tutelage by freedom

University Location

Address La Julita
Pereira (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
66001 Risaralda
T +57 (6) 313 7300
F +57 (6) 321 3206

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Cra 27 No. 10-02 Los Alamos
+57 (6) 313 7139
(6) 313 7183

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira'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

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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