Admissions and Financial Aid

Admissions and Financial Aid

Admission criteria

  • Students who have graduated from high school in Colombia must present their Prueba Saber 11° (ICFES State exam) scores. Given the structure of the Prueba Saber 11° there is no minimum score for enrollment. Registration does not guarantee admission to the University.
  • Students (Colombian and foreign) graduated abroad can enroll if they have high school diplomas or international tests accepted by the University (for more information, in Spanish, click here)
  • Colombian or foreign students that have taken and passed at least two semesters (with official transcripts) at another university in the country or abroad can enroll through the External Transfer process.
  • Universidad de Los Andes does not interview candidates as part of its admissions process.

If you are foreign student, you must have a student visa or other type of visa that allows you to study in the country, according to Decree 1067 of the 26th of May 2015 and Resolution 714 of the 25th of June 2015 issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A copy of your visa must be presented at the Admissions & Registrar’s Office window to 2 and/or 3 or be sent by mail to, in order to fulfill the legal requirement before printing your receipt for payment of the enrollment fee.

If you have any questions regarding the visa process, please call 3394949 Ext. 3988 - 2298 or write to

Remember that you must complete the visa process with plenty of time in order to avoid any inconvenience regarding the payment and the registration of your tuition fee”.

For more information about the visa process in Colombia, please visit (in Spanish):

For more information related to the admissions process, please visit the Admissions & Registrar’s Office Web page (in Spanish).

Admitted student profile

99% of those admitted to the undergraduate program in management are in the top 5% ICFES scores.

Tuition fees

Universidad de Los Andes sets the tuition for all its degree programs. Please consult the tuition fee here (in Spanish).

Financial support

Universidad de Los Andes offers a broad portfolio of funding possibilities including special programs, scholarships, discounts, forgivable loans, and credits. For more information, click here (in Spanish).

Registration calendar

For more information about the 2018 academic calendar, please see the Admissions & Registrar’s Office Web page (in Spanish)