Admissions and Financial Aid

Admissions and Financial Aid








29–may.–18 to 7–jun.–18




Admissions Process

The admissions process consists of three basic steps:

  • Application: Fill out application form, submit all required documents, and pay application fee.
  • Exam: Take the exam administered by the Universidad de los Andes on the specified dates. Alternatively, the GMAT or GRE may be submitted, provided the scores are less than two years old. These results will determine which candidates will be chosen to proceed to the third step.
  • Personal Interview: To be conducted with the Program Director and/or tenured professors from the School.

Required Documents:

    1. Application form, completely filled out online, with printed copy submitted. (Ir al formulario)
  • a. The form must be completely filled out online, printed, and submitted with the other documents.
  • b. If you filled out the form in the past, you must fill it out and print it again (each form is valid only for the date on which it is filled out and printed).
  1. Two 3x4 photographs, including the one on the form, with your name written on the back
  2. Application fee receipt Applicants must pay the nonrefundable application fee of COP 350,000. Payment can be made either online by clicking here or via bank deposit.
  3. Certified copies of diplomas or graduation certificates accrediting your undergraduate degrees
  4. Official undergraduate transcripts with weighted average (or certified copies). If the undergraduate degree was completed abroad, the original transcript must have an apostille.
  5. Current resume
  6. A letter of recommendation from supervisor or professor filled out on the attached form, sent in an envelope sealed and signed by the evaluator. Download the recommendation form here.

These documents must be submitted at the Centro de Atención Integral (CAI), Calle 18A # 0-33 Este, Bloque E, piso 1, Bogotá, Colombia (open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.).

The following tools are available to help students prepare their PAEP exam:

  • Practice test on the LASPAU Web Page
  • PAEP practice exercises are available at the School of Management's satellite library.
  • The book and also be bought at the University bookshop.

* The School of Management's satellite library holds extra material for the PAEP-LASPAU exam for the exclusive use of the School's students or graduates.

Financial support

Universidad de los Andes has a number of agreements with ICETEX and entities in the financial sector to structure funding systems for graduate students with short-, medium-, and long-term alternatives. For more information please visit the Uniandes Financial Support Office webpage.

NOTE: If you are an international student and are admitted to the program, please note that according to Decree 4000 of November 30, 2004 and Resolution 4700 of November 25, 2009, issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, you are required to have a Student Visa or other type of visa that allows you to study.Once the visa is issued, you must go to teller windows 2 or 3 in the Admissions Office, or send an email to, in order to fulfill this requirement before printing your registration receipt.

Should you have any questions about this process, please call (571) 339-4949 ext. 2216/3997 or send an email to, and you will be advised on how to proceed.

Be sure to give yourself sufficient time when beginning the procedure for applying for a visa in order to avoid any problems with the registration payment.