Admissions and Financial Aid

Admissions and Financial Aid

Admissions Process

The admissions process consists of three basic steps:

  1. Application: Fill out application form, submit all required documents, and pay application fee.
  2. 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.
  3. Personal Interview: To be conducted with the Program Director and/or tenured professors from the School.

Admissions Calendar

Process

First Cohort

Application Deadline

October 21, 2015

Entrance Exam

October 24, 2015

List of Interviews Published (6:00 p.m.)

November 13, 2015

Interviews

November 17 - 27, 2015

List of Admitted Students Published

December 4, 2015

Student Orientation

Pending

Start of Classes

Pending

 

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).
  2. Two 3x4 photographs, including the one on the form, with your name written on the back
  3. 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.
  4. Certified copies of diplomas or graduation certificates accrediting your undergraduate degrees
  5. Official undergraduate transcripts with weighted average (or certified copies). If the undergraduate degree was completed abroad, the original transcript must have an apostille.
  6. Current resume
  7. 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 AtenciónIntegrada (CAI), Calle 18A # 0-33 Este, Bloque E, piso 1, Bogotá, Colombia (open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.).

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 nm.carvajal54@uniandes.edu.co,  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 nm.carvajal54@uniandes.edu.co, 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.