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Universidad de la Costa

Calle 58 # 55-66 Barranquilla,
Colombia View map

Postgraduate Overview

At the Universidad de la Costa, there are 59 postgraduate programs, including 44 specializations, 12 master’s and three doctorates all specializing in the following areas:

  • Education sciences
  • Social and human sciences
  • Economy, administration and accounting
  • Engineering, architecture and urban planning
  • Mathematics and natural sciences

Tuition fees
At the Universidad de la Costa, international students and domestic students pay the same tuition fees.

The average tuition fees for a specialization is COP$12,000,000 (~US$3,875) and tuition fees for master’s degree programs range between COP$24,000,000 (~US$7,750) and COP$28,080,000 (~US$9,069). To study a PhD, students can expect to pay between COP$107,688,000 (US$34,784) and COP$111,936,000 (~US$36,156).

To help with the cost of tuition fees, we offer a number of scholarships which can be awarded for academic merit, sporting excellence and much more. Visit our website for more information about financial funding and scholarships.

Entry requirements
Whether you wish to study a master’s, specialization or PhD, you’ll possess a valid bachelor’s degree from a higher education institution that’s recognized by the Ministry of National Education. If you were awarded your bachelor’s degree overseas, your degree must also be validated by the Ministry of National Education.

For more information about entry requirements, visit our website.

How to apply
If you’re interested in applying to study at the Universidad de la Costa, you’ll need to ensure that you complete and submit the following documents alongside the initial application form:

  • Scanned copy of your bachelor’s degree certificate
  • 400 word thesis proposal outlining your key research question and area of study
  • Up-to-date CV
  • Scanned copy of your ID
  • One photograph
  • Registration payment

University Highlights

Total students - 11,915


Total faculty staff - 357


Total students - 11,915


Total faculty staff - 357

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