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Application and Admissions

 

The Admissions office is an entity that provides orientation and official information to the prospective students and general public on the different processes of making and application, admissions, matriculation and documentation at the Catholic University of Colombia.

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Undergraduate application process

Requirements to apply

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Be aware of the number of registration forms the system stores.
  • Enter the registration guide and download the invoice/receipt to pay the registration fees which is 105.000.

Note: before you print you must select the bank where you with to make the payment.

Step 2

One working-day after making the registration payment you will be able to upload the following documents here: Application guide

  • A PDF file with the document with the “habeas data” consent form signed. In case of being under 18, the form should be signed by the legal proxy.
  • A PDF file of your identification document scanned.
  • A PDF file of you high school degree certificate. Students coursing their last year of high school should attach a certificate of studies from their high school stating graduation date.
  • A PDF file of their National College Entrance Exams (Saber 11 or equivalent) with a score equal or above the minimum required by the University.

- Prospective students who took the National exam before march 2000 must attach the results with a minimum score of 230 points.

- Prospective students who took the National exam from March 2000 must attach the results of their exam.

- Prospective students who finish high school through validation should attach the certificate of taking the exam, a photocopy of their diploma and a photocopy of their certificate of validation.

  • A JPG of an ID photo against a white background, no glasses, hats or accessories

Important:

  • May you face any inconvenience uploading the documents, please contact us at (571) 327 7300 ext.: 1402 – 1403 or at the Admissions Office -  Avenida Caracas # 46 – 72, first floor.
  • Working hours: Monday through Friday from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, Saturdays from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm.
  • Once all the documentation has been reviewed by the Admissions office, you will be assigned an appointment for the admission interview which you will receive by email.

Step 3

Attend the interview in your faculty, as appointed by the Admissions office.

Step 4

Once you have been admitted in the program, the system will automatically generate your matriculation invoice. Download your matriculation invoice here.

Step 5

Enrollment completion

  • Pay the enrollment fee in the bank stipulated in your invoice.

Step 6

Create an institutional email account.

Click here to create your e-mail account and follow the instructions.

  • Registration does not guarantee your place in the program you applied to.
  • Under no circumstance will the Catholic University of Colombia reimburse the registration fee payment done to the program.

Student Rules and Regulations. Articles 11 and 12; dependent on the dates established by the Institutional Academic Calendar, Art. 4 of the Student Rules and Regulations.

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Take note of the registration form number that the system assigns you.
  • Download your receipt for the registration fees which is $105.000 COP.

Note: before printing you must select the bank where you wish to make your payment.

To register you will need:

  • Have no withstanding issues with the University body.
  • To have the weighted average required by the program, as established in the Student Rules and Regulations. Articles 51 – of the weighted average and 52 – of the grace period.

Step 2

One working day after paying the registration fee at the bank log in on the registration guide. Enter the number of your registration form and your identification number. Hence you will be able to download the following documents:

  • Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide).
  • The payment certificate of the registration fee and the abas data consent form. (Step 4 in the registration guide).

Note: In the case you made the payment during the bank’s extended schedule you should wait two working days to proceed with this process.

Step 3

Come to the Registry and Control office, at Avenida Caracas # 46-72, Tower H, Las Torres building with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • A request letter addressed to the Academic Registry and Control Office mentioning the reasons for your return to the university.
  • The payment certificate of your registration fees and the abas data consent form signed in. In case of being under 18, it should be signed by your legal or proxy representative.
  • Payment certificate of the registration fees.
  • A photocopy of your identification document.
  • A recent photograph 3x4 cm size.

Step 4

Check the admission results with the Academic Registry and Control Office at PBX. (571) 3277300 ext. 1096, 1097, 1101, 1102.

Keep in mind:

  • Registration to a program does not secure a place at the university.
  • Under no circumstance will the Catholic University of Colombia reimburse the registration fee payment done to the program.
  • Returning students who are admitted shall adhere to the program’s study plan, the accreditation of subjects and academic activities to level up according to what the academic entity determines necessary; as well as follow the Student Rules and Regulations and other norms that are in force upon returning to the institution, according to the Student Rules and Regulations. Art. 12.
  • The acceptance of returning students to the academic programs will depend on the availability of the places within the program and the fulfilment of all the requirements established in the Student Rules and Regulations. Art. 11 and 12.
  • Students who did not make use of their right to renew their enrollment resulting in losing their student status, and that request to return to the university after the period stated in the Agreement 01, 2009, should obtain proficiency proof in English that the Board of Governor dictates as valid for the period.

NOTE: For more information, see the Student Regulations.

Step 5

Check the admission results with the Academic Registry and Control Office at PBX. (571) 3277300 ext. 1096-1097-1101-1102 or on the University website.

Step 1

Fill out the registration form.

Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.

Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $ 105,000 COP; additionally, you must pay the $ 204,000 COP accreditation process fee.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, you can upload the following documents here:

  • PDF Transfer request (letter) addressed to the Admissions Office.
  • Removable PDF and “data policy manual”. If you are a minor, it must be signed by your legal representative or guardian.
  • PDF of the identification document.
  • PDF of the High School degree certificate.
  • PDF of the High School degree diploma. Students who are in eleventh grade must attach proof of study from the school, indicating the date of the degree.
  • PDF of the results of the State exam (Saber 11) with a score not lower than the minimum required by the University:
  • Applicants who took the State exam before March 2000 must attach results, which must prove a minimum score of 230.
  • Applicants who took the State examination as of March 2000 must attach the results.
  • Students who have completed a high school equivalency program must attach the State exam card, a photocopy of the diploma and a photocopy of the validation certificate.
  • PDF of the original certificate of grades obtained in the student’s program of origin. Minimum passing grade for a subject will be seven point five (7.5) over ten (10.0) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • PDF of the curriculum in which you have been enrolled, including a detailed description of the subjects taken with their objectives, contents and number of academic credits.
  • PDF of an original certificate of good conduct issued by the Higher Education Institution of origin.
  • JPG of an identification-document style photograph against a white background, without glasses, caps or accessories.

Important:

Subject to compliance with the rules applicable to accreditation. Student Regulations Article 16, 17 and 18.

  • The minimum passing grade of a subject that has not been taken at the Catholic University of Colombia, to be considered for accreditation processes will be seven point zero (7.0) over ten (10.0) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • The totality of the combined credits obtained between accreditation processes and validation of subjects cannot exceed 50% of the total credits of the undergraduate academic program, nor 75% when it comes from a program with national accreditation or its equivalent abroad.
  • Foreign applicants may register in accordance with the provisions of international conventions and current regulations. In case of being admitted and enrolling, you must show the visa that accredits you as a student of the Catholic University of Colombia.
  • The acceptance of the transfer will depend on the result of the admission processes, the availability of places in the program and the fulfillment of all the established requirements.
  • The Faculty will notify you of the applicable conditions for the approval and signature of the approval certificate.

For the registration of approved subjects, the applicant must pay the established value, as follows:

  • Approval up to 30 credits: $ 639,000
  • Approval of 31 to 60 credits: $ 1,281,000
  • Approval of 61 to 90 credits: $ 1,921,000
  • Approval of more than 91 credits: $ 2,406,000

Note: The values ​​were established by the Superior Council in Agreement 056 of December 12, 2018.

  • Registration does not guarantee placement in the program to which the applicant has applied
  • Under no circumstances does the Catholic University of Colombia return money that has been paid for enrollment in a program.

Student Regulations. Articles 13 and 14; The dates defined in the Institutional Academic Calendar, Art. 4 of the Student Regulations apply.

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.
  • Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $ 105,000 COP.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where you prefer to make the payment.

Important: If you are interested in entering the Systems Engineering and Computer Science program under the Dual Degree, Program Change, Transfer or as a professional, please come to the Admissions Office so that the applicable conditions are properly defined and applied to the accreditation of subjects.

Step 2

One business day after the payment of the registration in the bank, enter the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your identity document. This will allow you to download the following:

  • Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide).
  • Removable registration fee and "Manual of personal data processing policies". (step 4 of the registration guide).

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Step 3

Go to the Admissions Office, located on Caracas Avenue # 46-72, H tower, Las Torres branch, with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data processing policies”. If you are a minor, it must be signed by your legal representative or guardian.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees.
  • Photocopy of the identification document.
  • A recent photograph, 3 × 4cm.
  • Photocopy of the degree certificate and a photocopy of the high school degree.
  • Results of the State exam with a score not lower than the minimum required by the University:
  • Applicants who took the State exam before March 2000 must bring the results card, which must prove a minimum score of 230.
  • Applicants who took the State examination as of March 2000 must attach the results.
  • Students who have completed a high school equivalency program must attach the State exam card, a photocopy of the diploma and a photocopy of the validation certificate.

Keep in mind:

  • Be in good standing with all University divisions.
  • Have completed a minimum academic period in the program from which you are requesting change.
  • Have a weighted average equal to or greater than six point five (6.5) in the subjects to be approved. Only approved subjects are approved.
  • Registration does not guarantee placement.
  • In no case does the Catholic University of Colombia return money that has been paid for enrollment in a program.
  • Acceptance will depend on the availability of seats in the program and on the fulfillment of all the requirements established in this article. Art 14.
  • The faculty will notify you of the applicable conditions for the approval and signing of the approval certificate.

NOTE: For more information, see the Student Regulations.

Step 4

To know the date of issue of the registration receipt, please contact the Admissions Office to the PBX. 3277300 ext. 1402-1403.

Postgraduate Registration Process

Step 1

Fill out the registration form.

Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.

Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $105.000 COP.

Note: before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, access to the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your Identification number. This way, you can download the following:

  • Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data processing policies” (Step 2.1 of the Registration guide)

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Step 3

After downloading the “Manual of personal data processing policies”, upload the following documents here (Step 3 of the Registration guide)

ECONOMICS POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data

MASTER IN SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

LAW SPECIALIZATIONS

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data

ACCUSATORY CRIMINAL SYSTEM SPECIALIZATION (ONLINE)

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

MASTER IN HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN RIGHTS

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

The program suggests that the professional license number must be included in the resumé.

MASTER IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format.

PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIZATIONS 

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format
  • PDF of the professional license (mandatory for clinical psychology)

MASTER IN PSYCHOLOGY

  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • PDF the original certificate of grades obtained in the student’s undergraduate program. Minimum average of 3.5 (in the 0 to 5 scale) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF habeas data
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • PDF motivations letter Instructions

Certify reading comprehension in English through a certification or by taking a reading comprehension placement test. In case of failing the placement test, applicants can sign a document promising to study the English language. The commitment to study the language is only in case the student doesn’t have the basic level and he or she must commit to taking English lessons during the Master studies.

DOCTORATE IN PSYCHOLOGY 

  • PDF habeas data
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma and other  (specialization or Master-postgraduate )
  • PDF of the Identification document
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format
  • PDF original certificates from non-academic training programs
  • PDF original certificate of publications
  • PDF original certificate of research groups
  • PDF original certificates of prizes and recognitions
  • PDF the original certificate of the averages of the grades obtained in the student’s undergraduate program.

ENGINEERING SPECIALIZATIONS

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

Step 4

The Postgraduate Office of the Faculty, will be in touch with you in order to schedule the interview.

Step 1

Fill out the registration form

Take note of the registration form assigned by the system

Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $105.000 COP.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, enter the registration guide and type your registration form number and identification document number. You will be able to download the following documents:

  • Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide)
  • Proof of payment for registration fees and “Manual of personal data processing policies”. (step 4 of the registration guide)

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow to business days to advance this process.

Step 3

Go to the graduate programs office that corresponds to your faculty with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees and “Manual of personal data processing policies”.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees
  • A letter of request addressed to the Academic Registry and Control office.
  • Photocopy of the identification document.

Other important requirements:

  • No standing issues

Note: PARAGRAPH. Students who are granted reentry must meet the curriculum determined by the corresponding academic unit as well as the Graduate Students Regulations and other rules in force at the time of readmission. Likewise, students must take the academic activities assigned for levelling when necessary.

Step 1

  • Fill out the registration form.
  • Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.
  • Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $ 105,000 COP; additionally, you must pay the $ 198,000 COP accreditation process fee.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after the payment of the registration in the bank, enter the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your identity document. This will allow you to download the following:

  • Completed registration form. (Step 3 of the registration guide).
  • Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data processing policies”. (step 4 of the registration guide).

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Step 3

Go to the Postgraduate office of the faculty concerned, with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • Transfer request (letter) addressed to the Admissions Office.
  • Completed “Manual of personal data processing policies” form.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees. $ 105,000 COP
  • Photocopy of the bachelor diploma or graduation certificate.
  • Photocopy of the professional card.
  • Photocopy of the identification document.
  • 2 recent photographs, 3 × 4cm.
  • The original grades transcript obtained in the undergraduate program. Minimum passing grade for a subject will be seven point five (7.5) out of ten (10.0) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • Copy of the curriculum in which you have been enrolled, including the subjects taken with their objectives, contents and the number of academic credits.
  • The original certificate of good behavior issued by the higher education Institution of origin.

To take into account:

Subject to fulfilment of the rules applicable to approvals. Student Regulations Article 16, 17 and 18

  • The totality of the combined credits obtained between approval processes and validation of subjects cannot exceed 50% of the total credits of the postgraduate academic program, nor 75% when it comes from a program with national accreditation or its equivalent abroad.
  • The acceptance of the transfer will depend on the result of the admission processes, the availability of places in the program and the fulfillment of all the established requirements.
  • The Faculty will notify you of the applicable conditions for the approval and signature of the approval certificate.

For the registration of approved subjects, the applicant must pay the established value, as follows:

  • Approval up to 15 credits: $ 366,000
  • Approval of 15 to 30 credits: $ 734,000
  • Approval of more than31 credits: $ 931,000

Note: The values ​​were established by the Superior Council in Agreement 054 of December 7, 2016.

Step 4

To know the date of issue of the registration receipt please contact the Admissions Office PBX. 3277300 ext. 1402 - 1403.

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Click Confirm.
  • Take note of the registration form number that you will receive from the system.
  • Click Next.
  • Finish filling in the registration form.
  • Click Confirm
  • Make sure the system saved your information.

Step 2

  • Click on Step #2
  • Select one of the authorized bank entities in order to pay the registration fee receipt.
  • Click confirm.
  • Print the registration fee receipt.
  • After printing the registration fee receipt, continue to step 3.

Note: If you are going to pay through the PSE button, first you must print the registration fee receipt and wait a few minutes, then you will be able to make the online payment.

To make your payment using PSE click here and type the student code that appears in the registration fee receipt (upper right part) that you recently downloaded.

Step 3

  • Click on Step #3
  • Fill in your academic information.
  • Click Confirm
  • Make sure the system saved your information.

Paso 4

  • Click on step #4
  • Fill in your work information
  • Click Confirm

Make sure the system saved your information.

Step 5

If you paid the registration fees through a bank entity you should wait 24 business hours until the payment is approved, then you will be able to continue with this step.

If you paid through the PSE button, you are able to continue with this step once your bank entity informs you that the transaction was successful.

Prepare the following documentation and choose one of the four options for filing in the Admissions Office.

  • Photocopy of the ID card (PDF)
  • A suitable-document photo in JPG (white background).
  • Photocopy of the registration fee receipt (the white stamp must be visible) (PDF)
  • Signed consent on personal data (PDF)
  • Photocopy of your professional degree diploma (PDF)
  • Photocopy of your professional degree final transcript (PDF)
  • Photocopy of the professional license (PDF).

Types of document submission

  • Scan and upload the document to the system (step 5 on the registration form).
  • Scan and send by e-mail to: admisiones@ucatolica.edu.co:

 

In the subject, you must write your name and the postgraduate program you are applying to.

In the e-email body you must include the following information: full name, ID number, address and the postgraduate program you are applying to.

Documents must be sent in separate files (not in one single PDF file) 

  • Send by certified mail to Avenida Caracas # 46 – 72, Piso 1 and address it to the Admissions Office.
  • Submit them personally at the Admissions Office, Avenida Caracas # 46 – 72, first floor, Bogotá.

Step 6

Once your documents have been validated, you will be called for an interview. The place, date and time of the interview will be sent to you by email. The admission interview can also be held through a video call on Skype.

Step 7

  • After having the interview and being admitted, download and print the tuition payment receipt.  (Download tuition payment receipt).
  • Pay your tuition.
  • If you wish, you can check other payment alternatives by clicking

Step 8

After paying your tuition, wait for instructions from the Postgraduate Office. They will contact you by cell phone or email.

Welcome to the great Catholic University of Colombia community.

Step 1

Fill out the registration form.

Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.

Enter the registration guide and download the enrollment receipt for the payment of $105,000.

Note: Before printing the receipt, applicants should choose the bank where they prefer to make the payment.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, enter the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your identity number. This will allow to download the following:

  1. Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide).
  2. Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data and processing policies”. (step 4 the registration guide.

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Paso 3

Go to the Postgraduate Office of the Faculty of Psychology (Caracas Avenue 46-22 First Floor- Postgraduate Office) with the following documents:

  1. Completed registration form.
  2. Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data and processing policies”.
  3. Proof of payment for the registration fees
  4. Photocopy of the major degree diploma and degree certificate in addition to any other titles (postgraduate studies).
  5. Photocopy of the professional license.
  6. Photocopy of the identification document.
  7. Two recent photographs 3X4 cm.

Other Requirements:

  1. Not having been subject to academic discipline. Not having been expelled due to poor performance in the program you wish to enrol.
  2. All the specific requirements the program defines.
  3. Résumé with references (publications should include the first page with title, authors, review and the book or magazine information).
  4. Certificate of weighted average grades.
  5. The applicant should prove proficiency in English corresponding to the level A2 by means of the following options:
    • TOEFL PBT (Paper based test): 310-340. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • TOEFL CBT (Computer based test): 96-125. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • TOEFL IBT (Internet based test): 32-42. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • IELTS: Band score 2.5 a 3.5. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • English proficiency test from the language institute of the Catholic University of Colombia. Take into account that, to take this test, the program registration receipt must have already been paid.
    • If you are a professor from the Catholic University of Colombia and took the English proficiency test at the language institute in 2015, please request that the institute deliver the certificate of the proficiency test to the Office of the PhD in Psychology at the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • If you were a student at the Catholic University of Colombia and took a course or the proficiency test in English within less than two years, please request that the institute deliver the certificate of the proficiency test to the Office of the PhD in Psychology at the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • If you require further information, contact the Language Institute. Telephone: 3277300 ext. 5100/5104. E-mail: institutodelenguas@ucatolica.edu.co. Location: Carrera 13 branch. Address: Carrera 13 #47-49, business hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm.
    • Also, you can ask for further information at the PhD office.
  1. An essay about your academic career and academic interests. It should be written in five sheets,1.5 lines, Arial 12 pt font. The applicant must explain: why they are applying to the PhD degree; what is their academic and professional track record; and finally, mention the line of research they are interested in. This letter must be sent to doctoradopsicologia@ucatolica.edu.co

Step 4

If you fulfilled the requirements, the Postgraduate Office of the Faculty will contact you to schedule:

*Interview

*Review

*Psychological tests.

Process and Documents for Foreign Applicants

New applicants

The foreign applicants interested in going through the registration, selection and admission process to an undergraduate program offered by the university should submit or send the following documents by certified mail during the registration dates.

Step 1

REGISTRATION FORM: The form must be filled out on the website, using a valid identification number (Passport or Alien ID card), and choosing “New” as the type of entry. The university will require a valid STUDENT VISA for each academic period.

Step 2

REGISTRATION FEE INVOICE: After filling out the Registration Form, the applicant will be able to pay online or by PSE, or print the invoice and pay in the banks defined by the university.

Step 3

ID PHOTOCOPY: The foreign applicants must append a readable photocopy of the passport or alien ID card.

Step 4

A PHOTOGRAPH: Recent, and facing the camera, document size (3x4 cm) (Passport or visa type).

Step 5

PHOTOCOPY OF HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA: The foreign applicants who have graduated from high schools abroad must present a photocopy of the high school validation resolution issued by the National Ministry of Education of Colombia, Calle 43 No. 57 – 14 C.A.N. – PBX: (57) (1) 222 28 00 Ext.: 4409.

Steps to follow

Validation Request Form

For accreditation, it is necessary, at the beginning, to do the apostille process in the country where the diploma was issued (check on the Ministry of International Affairs from the country where the high school diploma was obtained, or the closest Colombian consulate to your residence).

Step 6

COPY OF THE RESULTS FROM THE STATE EXAM (SABER 11): Foreign applicants who have taken a state exam abroad equivalent to the Colombian state exam (Saber 11) must append it, as long as it is supported by ICFES. If the state exam is not in Spanish, it must be apostilled in the country of origin and translated by authorized staff from the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

Chancellery procedures

Procedure

Once the registration form has been filled in and the payment has been made, the applicant can send the documents required by the university via certified mail, electronic means or directly deliver them to the Admission Office.

Once accepted and having made the enrolment official through payment, a photocopy of the STUDENT VISA must be delivered to Office of Admissions, Registration and Academic Control. The deadline to deliver this document is the first day of class.

The foreign applicants that have done higher education studies and wish to transfer to the university must fill in the Registration Form and pay the registration. They must send the documents required by the university, via certified mail, electronic means or directly delivered to the academic program of their interest:

Step 1

REGISTRATION FORM: The form must be filled in on the website, using a valid identification number (Passport or Alien ID card). and choosing “New” as the type of entry. The university will require a valid STUDENT VISA for each academic period.

Step 2

REGISTRATION FEE INVOICE: After filling in the Registration Form, the applicant will be able to pay online or by PSE, or print the invoice and pay in the banks defined by the university.

Step 3

ID PHOTOCOPY: The foreign applicants must append a readable photocopy of the passport or alien ID card.

A PHOTOGRAPH.

Step 4

PHOTOCOPY OF HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA: The foreign applicants who have graduated from high schools abroad must present a photocopy of the high school validation resolution issued by the National Ministry of Education of Colombia, Calle 43 No. 57 – 14 C.A.N. – PBX: (57) (1) 222 28 00 Ext.: 4409.

Steps to follow

Validation Request Form

For validation, it is necessary, at the beginning, to do the apostille process in the country where they obtained the diploma (check on the Ministry of International Affairs from the country where the high school diploma was obtained, or the closest Colombian consulate to your residence).

Step 5

COPY OF THE RESULTS FROM THE STATE EXAM (SABER 11): The foreign applicants who have taken a state exam abroad equivalent to the Colombian state exam (Saber 11) must append it, as long as it is supported by ICFES. If the state exam is not in Spanish, it must be apostilled in the country of origin and translated by authorized staff from the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

Step 6

Those who graduated from high school abroad and have not yet taken the State Exam must submit a letter in the Admission Office where they promise to take it and deliver the results during the first year at university.

Step 7

TRANSCRIPT: The original transcript must be delivered signed and sealed by the university of origin. It must be updated to include the most recent academic period. If the transcript is from a foreign university, it must be properly apostilled by a competent authority in the country of origin of the document. If the transcript is not in Spanish, it must be translated by someone authorized by the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

COURSE CURRICULUM - Description of the syllabus by taken subject: The course curriculum must be readable, signed and sealed by the university of origin. If the course curriculum comes from a foreign university, it must be properly apostilled by a competent authority in the country of origin of the document. If the course curriculum is not in Spanish, it must be translated by someone who is authorized by the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT issued by the Higher Education Institution of origin.

Procedure

Once the registration form has been filled in and the payment has been made, the applicant can send the documents required by the university via certified mail, electronic means or directly delivered to the Admission, Registration and Academic Control Office to start the accreditation of subjects, according to the Student Rules and Regulations.

Once accepted and having made the enrolment official through payment, a photocopy of the STUDENT VISA must be handed in to the Admission, Registration and Academic Control Office. The deadline to deliver this document is the first day of class.

Applicants

Both foreign and local students who have done undergraduate studies abroad, and wish to register as new or transfer students to any postgraduate program offered by the university, beside the documents required for each program and the aforementioned, must deliver:

  1. Foreign applicants without Colombian nationality must append a copy of the passport.
  2. All documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.

All certificates and the diploma must have the apostille seal from the Ministry of International Affairs or the entity in charge of this process (Hague Apostille) in the country of origin: Otherwise, for countries that do not belong to The Hague Convention, they must be sealed by the Colombian consul in the country of origin and endorsed by the Ministry of International Affairs of Colombia.

Except for the postgraduate programs that determine it as a mandatory entry requirement, it is not necessary to accredit or validate a professional title (in any case, this does not enable the student to work as a professional in Colombia)

For the TRANSFER PROCESSES, the standard requirements and previously mentioned regulations come into effect (steps mentioned in the link “undergraduate programs” located in the section “Process and documents for foreign applicants”), including the Certificate of Good Conduct issued by the Higher Education Institute of origin.

Process to obtain an ID card

New Students

Once the tuition has been paid, the process to generate your student ID card starts. The Admissions Office will send you an email when it is ready to be delivered.

Further information

Degree Change: This procedure enables a regular student from the university who is currently pursuing a degree to request enrollment in a different degree also offered by the university. (Student rules and regulations. Art.13).

Enrollment: This procedure allows an applicant to request admission into any program the university is currently offering. Applicants should submit the established requirements to the Admissions Office. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 7).

Re-enrollment: A re-enrollment process is when a former regular student was not able to finish their studies and thus is seeking to be accepted again in order to continue with their program. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 11).   

Dual Degree Program: Students have the opportunity to simultaneously pursue two degrees as long as they are both currently offered by the university and belong to the same educational level. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 20).

Transfer: It is the acceptance as a regular student of an applicant who has already started a degree in another institute of higher education but desires to be in a program offered by the Catholic University of Colombia. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 15).

ADMISSIONS OFFICE

Caracas Avenue #46-72. Las Torres branch.
Telephone: (571) 327 7300, Exts. 1402 - 1403
admisiones@ucatolica.edu.co

Business hours for applicants:
Monday to Friday: 8am-8pm (no lunch break)
Saturdays 8am-1pm

Application and Admissions

 

The Admissions office is an entity that provides orientation and official information to the prospective students and general public on the different processes of making and application, admissions, matriculation and documentation at the Catholic University of Colombia.

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Undergraduate application process

Requirements to apply

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Be aware of the number of registration forms the system stores.
  • Enter the registration guide and download the invoice/receipt to pay the registration fees which is 105.000.

Note: before you print you must select the bank where you with to make the payment.

Step 2

One working-day after making the registration payment you will be able to upload the following documents here: Application guide

  • A PDF file with the document with the “habeas data” consent form signed. In case of being under 18, the form should be signed by the legal proxy.
  • A PDF file of your identification document scanned.
  • A PDF file of you high school degree certificate. Students coursing their last year of high school should attach a certificate of studies from their high school stating graduation date.
  • A PDF file of their National College Entrance Exams (Saber 11 or equivalent) with a score equal or above the minimum required by the University.

- Prospective students who took the National exam before march 2000 must attach the results with a minimum score of 230 points.

- Prospective students who took the National exam from March 2000 must attach the results of their exam.

- Prospective students who finish high school through validation should attach the certificate of taking the exam, a photocopy of their diploma and a photocopy of their certificate of validation.

  • A JPG of an ID photo against a white background, no glasses, hats or accessories

Important:

  • May you face any inconvenience uploading the documents, please contact us at (571) 327 7300 ext.: 1402 – 1403 or at the Admissions Office -  Avenida Caracas # 46 – 72, first floor.
  • Working hours: Monday through Friday from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, Saturdays from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm.
  • Once all the documentation has been reviewed by the Admissions office, you will be assigned an appointment for the admission interview which you will receive by email.

Step 3

Attend the interview in your faculty, as appointed by the Admissions office.

Step 4

Once you have been admitted in the program, the system will automatically generate your matriculation invoice. Download your matriculation invoice here.

Step 5

Enrollment completion

  • Pay the enrollment fee in the bank stipulated in your invoice.

Step 6

Create an institutional email account.

Click here to create your e-mail account and follow the instructions.

  • Registration does not guarantee your place in the program you applied to.
  • Under no circumstance will the Catholic University of Colombia reimburse the registration fee payment done to the program.

Student Rules and Regulations. Articles 11 and 12; dependent on the dates established by the Institutional Academic Calendar, Art. 4 of the Student Rules and Regulations.

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Take note of the registration form number that the system assigns you.
  • Download your receipt for the registration fees which is $105.000 COP.

Note: before printing you must select the bank where you wish to make your payment.

To register you will need:

  • Have no withstanding issues with the University body.
  • To have the weighted average required by the program, as established in the Student Rules and Regulations. Articles 51 – of the weighted average and 52 – of the grace period.

Step 2

One working day after paying the registration fee at the bank log in on the registration guide. Enter the number of your registration form and your identification number. Hence you will be able to download the following documents:

  • Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide).
  • The payment certificate of the registration fee and the abas data consent form. (Step 4 in the registration guide).

Note: In the case you made the payment during the bank’s extended schedule you should wait two working days to proceed with this process.

Step 3

Come to the Registry and Control office, at Avenida Caracas # 46-72, Tower H, Las Torres building with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • A request letter addressed to the Academic Registry and Control Office mentioning the reasons for your return to the university.
  • The payment certificate of your registration fees and the abas data consent form signed in. In case of being under 18, it should be signed by your legal or proxy representative.
  • Payment certificate of the registration fees.
  • A photocopy of your identification document.
  • A recent photograph 3x4 cm size.

Step 4

Check the admission results with the Academic Registry and Control Office at PBX. (571) 3277300 ext. 1096, 1097, 1101, 1102.

Keep in mind:

  • Registration to a program does not secure a place at the university.
  • Under no circumstance will the Catholic University of Colombia reimburse the registration fee payment done to the program.
  • Returning students who are admitted shall adhere to the program’s study plan, the accreditation of subjects and academic activities to level up according to what the academic entity determines necessary; as well as follow the Student Rules and Regulations and other norms that are in force upon returning to the institution, according to the Student Rules and Regulations. Art. 12.
  • The acceptance of returning students to the academic programs will depend on the availability of the places within the program and the fulfilment of all the requirements established in the Student Rules and Regulations. Art. 11 and 12.
  • Students who did not make use of their right to renew their enrollment resulting in losing their student status, and that request to return to the university after the period stated in the Agreement 01, 2009, should obtain proficiency proof in English that the Board of Governor dictates as valid for the period.

NOTE: For more information, see the Student Regulations.

Step 5

Check the admission results with the Academic Registry and Control Office at PBX. (571) 3277300 ext. 1096-1097-1101-1102 or on the University website.

Step 1

Fill out the registration form.

Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.

Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $ 105,000 COP; additionally, you must pay the $ 204,000 COP accreditation process fee.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, you can upload the following documents here:

  • PDF Transfer request (letter) addressed to the Admissions Office.
  • Removable PDF and “data policy manual”. If you are a minor, it must be signed by your legal representative or guardian.
  • PDF of the identification document.
  • PDF of the High School degree certificate.
  • PDF of the High School degree diploma. Students who are in eleventh grade must attach proof of study from the school, indicating the date of the degree.
  • PDF of the results of the State exam (Saber 11) with a score not lower than the minimum required by the University:
  • Applicants who took the State exam before March 2000 must attach results, which must prove a minimum score of 230.
  • Applicants who took the State examination as of March 2000 must attach the results.
  • Students who have completed a high school equivalency program must attach the State exam card, a photocopy of the diploma and a photocopy of the validation certificate.
  • PDF of the original certificate of grades obtained in the student’s program of origin. Minimum passing grade for a subject will be seven point five (7.5) over ten (10.0) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • PDF of the curriculum in which you have been enrolled, including a detailed description of the subjects taken with their objectives, contents and number of academic credits.
  • PDF of an original certificate of good conduct issued by the Higher Education Institution of origin.
  • JPG of an identification-document style photograph against a white background, without glasses, caps or accessories.

Important:

Subject to compliance with the rules applicable to accreditation. Student Regulations Article 16, 17 and 18.

  • The minimum passing grade of a subject that has not been taken at the Catholic University of Colombia, to be considered for accreditation processes will be seven point zero (7.0) over ten (10.0) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • The totality of the combined credits obtained between accreditation processes and validation of subjects cannot exceed 50% of the total credits of the undergraduate academic program, nor 75% when it comes from a program with national accreditation or its equivalent abroad.
  • Foreign applicants may register in accordance with the provisions of international conventions and current regulations. In case of being admitted and enrolling, you must show the visa that accredits you as a student of the Catholic University of Colombia.
  • The acceptance of the transfer will depend on the result of the admission processes, the availability of places in the program and the fulfillment of all the established requirements.
  • The Faculty will notify you of the applicable conditions for the approval and signature of the approval certificate.

For the registration of approved subjects, the applicant must pay the established value, as follows:

  • Approval up to 30 credits: $ 639,000
  • Approval of 31 to 60 credits: $ 1,281,000
  • Approval of 61 to 90 credits: $ 1,921,000
  • Approval of more than 91 credits: $ 2,406,000

Note: The values ​​were established by the Superior Council in Agreement 056 of December 12, 2018.

  • Registration does not guarantee placement in the program to which the applicant has applied
  • Under no circumstances does the Catholic University of Colombia return money that has been paid for enrollment in a program.

Student Regulations. Articles 13 and 14; The dates defined in the Institutional Academic Calendar, Art. 4 of the Student Regulations apply.

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.
  • Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $ 105,000 COP.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where you prefer to make the payment.

Important: If you are interested in entering the Systems Engineering and Computer Science program under the Dual Degree, Program Change, Transfer or as a professional, please come to the Admissions Office so that the applicable conditions are properly defined and applied to the accreditation of subjects.

Step 2

One business day after the payment of the registration in the bank, enter the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your identity document. This will allow you to download the following:

  • Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide).
  • Removable registration fee and "Manual of personal data processing policies". (step 4 of the registration guide).

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Step 3

Go to the Admissions Office, located on Caracas Avenue # 46-72, H tower, Las Torres branch, with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data processing policies”. If you are a minor, it must be signed by your legal representative or guardian.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees.
  • Photocopy of the identification document.
  • A recent photograph, 3 × 4cm.
  • Photocopy of the degree certificate and a photocopy of the high school degree.
  • Results of the State exam with a score not lower than the minimum required by the University:
  • Applicants who took the State exam before March 2000 must bring the results card, which must prove a minimum score of 230.
  • Applicants who took the State examination as of March 2000 must attach the results.
  • Students who have completed a high school equivalency program must attach the State exam card, a photocopy of the diploma and a photocopy of the validation certificate.

Keep in mind:

  • Be in good standing with all University divisions.
  • Have completed a minimum academic period in the program from which you are requesting change.
  • Have a weighted average equal to or greater than six point five (6.5) in the subjects to be approved. Only approved subjects are approved.
  • Registration does not guarantee placement.
  • In no case does the Catholic University of Colombia return money that has been paid for enrollment in a program.
  • Acceptance will depend on the availability of seats in the program and on the fulfillment of all the requirements established in this article. Art 14.
  • The faculty will notify you of the applicable conditions for the approval and signing of the approval certificate.

NOTE: For more information, see the Student Regulations.

Step 4

To know the date of issue of the registration receipt, please contact the Admissions Office to the PBX. 3277300 ext. 1402-1403.

Postgraduate Registration Process

Step 1

Fill out the registration form.

Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.

Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $105.000 COP.

Note: before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, access to the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your Identification number. This way, you can download the following:

  • Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data processing policies” (Step 2.1 of the Registration guide)

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Step 3

After downloading the “Manual of personal data processing policies”, upload the following documents here (Step 3 of the Registration guide)

ECONOMICS POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data

MASTER IN SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

LAW SPECIALIZATIONS

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data

ACCUSATORY CRIMINAL SYSTEM SPECIALIZATION (ONLINE)

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

MASTER IN HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN RIGHTS

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

The program suggests that the professional license number must be included in the resumé.

MASTER IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format.

PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIZATIONS 

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format
  • PDF of the professional license (mandatory for clinical psychology)

MASTER IN PSYCHOLOGY

  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • PDF the original certificate of grades obtained in the student’s undergraduate program. Minimum average of 3.5 (in the 0 to 5 scale) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF habeas data
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • PDF motivations letter Instructions

Certify reading comprehension in English through a certification or by taking a reading comprehension placement test. In case of failing the placement test, applicants can sign a document promising to study the English language. The commitment to study the language is only in case the student doesn’t have the basic level and he or she must commit to taking English lessons during the Master studies.

DOCTORATE IN PSYCHOLOGY 

  • PDF habeas data
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma and other  (specialization or Master-postgraduate )
  • PDF of the Identification document
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format
  • PDF original certificates from non-academic training programs
  • PDF original certificate of publications
  • PDF original certificate of research groups
  • PDF original certificates of prizes and recognitions
  • PDF the original certificate of the averages of the grades obtained in the student’s undergraduate program.

ENGINEERING SPECIALIZATIONS

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

Step 4

The Postgraduate Office of the Faculty, will be in touch with you in order to schedule the interview.

Step 1

Fill out the registration form

Take note of the registration form assigned by the system

Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $105.000 COP.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, enter the registration guide and type your registration form number and identification document number. You will be able to download the following documents:

  • Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide)
  • Proof of payment for registration fees and “Manual of personal data processing policies”. (step 4 of the registration guide)

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow to business days to advance this process.

Step 3

Go to the graduate programs office that corresponds to your faculty with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees and “Manual of personal data processing policies”.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees
  • A letter of request addressed to the Academic Registry and Control office.
  • Photocopy of the identification document.

Other important requirements:

  • No standing issues

Note: PARAGRAPH. Students who are granted reentry must meet the curriculum determined by the corresponding academic unit as well as the Graduate Students Regulations and other rules in force at the time of readmission. Likewise, students must take the academic activities assigned for levelling when necessary.

Step 1

  • Fill out the registration form.
  • Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.
  • Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $ 105,000 COP; additionally, you must pay the $ 198,000 COP accreditation process fee.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after the payment of the registration in the bank, enter the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your identity document. This will allow you to download the following:

  • Completed registration form. (Step 3 of the registration guide).
  • Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data processing policies”. (step 4 of the registration guide).

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Step 3

Go to the Postgraduate office of the faculty concerned, with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • Transfer request (letter) addressed to the Admissions Office.
  • Completed “Manual of personal data processing policies” form.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees. $ 105,000 COP
  • Photocopy of the bachelor diploma or graduation certificate.
  • Photocopy of the professional card.
  • Photocopy of the identification document.
  • 2 recent photographs, 3 × 4cm.
  • The original grades transcript obtained in the undergraduate program. Minimum passing grade for a subject will be seven point five (7.5) out of ten (10.0) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • Copy of the curriculum in which you have been enrolled, including the subjects taken with their objectives, contents and the number of academic credits.
  • The original certificate of good behavior issued by the higher education Institution of origin.

To take into account:

Subject to fulfilment of the rules applicable to approvals. Student Regulations Article 16, 17 and 18

  • The totality of the combined credits obtained between approval processes and validation of subjects cannot exceed 50% of the total credits of the postgraduate academic program, nor 75% when it comes from a program with national accreditation or its equivalent abroad.
  • The acceptance of the transfer will depend on the result of the admission processes, the availability of places in the program and the fulfillment of all the established requirements.
  • The Faculty will notify you of the applicable conditions for the approval and signature of the approval certificate.

For the registration of approved subjects, the applicant must pay the established value, as follows:

  • Approval up to 15 credits: $ 366,000
  • Approval of 15 to 30 credits: $ 734,000
  • Approval of more than31 credits: $ 931,000

Note: The values ​​were established by the Superior Council in Agreement 054 of December 7, 2016.

Step 4

To know the date of issue of the registration receipt please contact the Admissions Office PBX. 3277300 ext. 1402 - 1403.

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Click Confirm.
  • Take note of the registration form number that you will receive from the system.
  • Click Next.
  • Finish filling in the registration form.
  • Click Confirm
  • Make sure the system saved your information.

Step 2

  • Click on Step #2
  • Select one of the authorized bank entities in order to pay the registration fee receipt.
  • Click confirm.
  • Print the registration fee receipt.
  • After printing the registration fee receipt, continue to step 3.

Note: If you are going to pay through the PSE button, first you must print the registration fee receipt and wait a few minutes, then you will be able to make the online payment.

To make your payment using PSE click here and type the student code that appears in the registration fee receipt (upper right part) that you recently downloaded.

Step 3

  • Click on Step #3
  • Fill in your academic information.
  • Click Confirm
  • Make sure the system saved your information.

Paso 4

  • Click on step #4
  • Fill in your work information
  • Click Confirm

Make sure the system saved your information.

Step 5

If you paid the registration fees through a bank entity you should wait 24 business hours until the payment is approved, then you will be able to continue with this step.

If you paid through the PSE button, you are able to continue with this step once your bank entity informs you that the transaction was successful.

Prepare the following documentation and choose one of the four options for filing in the Admissions Office.

  • Photocopy of the ID card (PDF)
  • A suitable-document photo in JPG (white background).
  • Photocopy of the registration fee receipt (the white stamp must be visible) (PDF)
  • Signed consent on personal data (PDF)
  • Photocopy of your professional degree diploma (PDF)
  • Photocopy of your professional degree final transcript (PDF)
  • Photocopy of the professional license (PDF).

Types of document submission

  • Scan and upload the document to the system (step 5 on the registration form).
  • Scan and send by e-mail to: admisiones@ucatolica.edu.co:

 

In the subject, you must write your name and the postgraduate program you are applying to.

In the e-email body you must include the following information: full name, ID number, address and the postgraduate program you are applying to.

Documents must be sent in separate files (not in one single PDF file) 

  • Send by certified mail to Avenida Caracas # 46 – 72, Piso 1 and address it to the Admissions Office.
  • Submit them personally at the Admissions Office, Avenida Caracas # 46 – 72, first floor, Bogotá.

Step 6

Once your documents have been validated, you will be called for an interview. The place, date and time of the interview will be sent to you by email. The admission interview can also be held through a video call on Skype.

Step 7

  • After having the interview and being admitted, download and print the tuition payment receipt.  (Download tuition payment receipt).
  • Pay your tuition.
  • If you wish, you can check other payment alternatives by clicking

Step 8

After paying your tuition, wait for instructions from the Postgraduate Office. They will contact you by cell phone or email.

Welcome to the great Catholic University of Colombia community.

Step 1

Fill out the registration form.

Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.

Enter the registration guide and download the enrollment receipt for the payment of $105,000.

Note: Before printing the receipt, applicants should choose the bank where they prefer to make the payment.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, enter the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your identity number. This will allow to download the following:

  1. Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide).
  2. Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data and processing policies”. (step 4 the registration guide.

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Paso 3

Go to the Postgraduate Office of the Faculty of Psychology (Caracas Avenue 46-22 First Floor- Postgraduate Office) with the following documents:

  1. Completed registration form.
  2. Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data and processing policies”.
  3. Proof of payment for the registration fees
  4. Photocopy of the major degree diploma and degree certificate in addition to any other titles (postgraduate studies).
  5. Photocopy of the professional license.
  6. Photocopy of the identification document.
  7. Two recent photographs 3X4 cm.

Other Requirements:

  1. Not having been subject to academic discipline. Not having been expelled due to poor performance in the program you wish to enrol.
  2. All the specific requirements the program defines.
  3. Résumé with references (publications should include the first page with title, authors, review and the book or magazine information).
  4. Certificate of weighted average grades.
  5. The applicant should prove proficiency in English corresponding to the level A2 by means of the following options:
    • TOEFL PBT (Paper based test): 310-340. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • TOEFL CBT (Computer based test): 96-125. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • TOEFL IBT (Internet based test): 32-42. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • IELTS: Band score 2.5 a 3.5. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • English proficiency test from the language institute of the Catholic University of Colombia. Take into account that, to take this test, the program registration receipt must have already been paid.
    • If you are a professor from the Catholic University of Colombia and took the English proficiency test at the language institute in 2015, please request that the institute deliver the certificate of the proficiency test to the Office of the PhD in Psychology at the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • If you were a student at the Catholic University of Colombia and took a course or the proficiency test in English within less than two years, please request that the institute deliver the certificate of the proficiency test to the Office of the PhD in Psychology at the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • If you require further information, contact the Language Institute. Telephone: 3277300 ext. 5100/5104. E-mail: institutodelenguas@ucatolica.edu.co. Location: Carrera 13 branch. Address: Carrera 13 #47-49, business hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm.
    • Also, you can ask for further information at the PhD office.
  1. An essay about your academic career and academic interests. It should be written in five sheets,1.5 lines, Arial 12 pt font. The applicant must explain: why they are applying to the PhD degree; what is their academic and professional track record; and finally, mention the line of research they are interested in. This letter must be sent to doctoradopsicologia@ucatolica.edu.co

Step 4

If you fulfilled the requirements, the Postgraduate Office of the Faculty will contact you to schedule:

*Interview

*Review

*Psychological tests.

Process and Documents for Foreign Applicants

New applicants

The foreign applicants interested in going through the registration, selection and admission process to an undergraduate program offered by the university should submit or send the following documents by certified mail during the registration dates.

Step 1

REGISTRATION FORM: The form must be filled out on the website, using a valid identification number (Passport or Alien ID card), and choosing “New” as the type of entry. The university will require a valid STUDENT VISA for each academic period.

Step 2

REGISTRATION FEE INVOICE: After filling out the Registration Form, the applicant will be able to pay online or by PSE, or print the invoice and pay in the banks defined by the university.

Step 3

ID PHOTOCOPY: The foreign applicants must append a readable photocopy of the passport or alien ID card.

Step 4

A PHOTOGRAPH: Recent, and facing the camera, document size (3x4 cm) (Passport or visa type).

Step 5

PHOTOCOPY OF HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA: The foreign applicants who have graduated from high schools abroad must present a photocopy of the high school validation resolution issued by the National Ministry of Education of Colombia, Calle 43 No. 57 – 14 C.A.N. – PBX: (57) (1) 222 28 00 Ext.: 4409.

Steps to follow

Validation Request Form

For accreditation, it is necessary, at the beginning, to do the apostille process in the country where the diploma was issued (check on the Ministry of International Affairs from the country where the high school diploma was obtained, or the closest Colombian consulate to your residence).

Step 6

COPY OF THE RESULTS FROM THE STATE EXAM (SABER 11): Foreign applicants who have taken a state exam abroad equivalent to the Colombian state exam (Saber 11) must append it, as long as it is supported by ICFES. If the state exam is not in Spanish, it must be apostilled in the country of origin and translated by authorized staff from the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

Chancellery procedures

Procedure

Once the registration form has been filled in and the payment has been made, the applicant can send the documents required by the university via certified mail, electronic means or directly deliver them to the Admission Office.

Once accepted and having made the enrolment official through payment, a photocopy of the STUDENT VISA must be delivered to Office of Admissions, Registration and Academic Control. The deadline to deliver this document is the first day of class.

The foreign applicants that have done higher education studies and wish to transfer to the university must fill in the Registration Form and pay the registration. They must send the documents required by the university, via certified mail, electronic means or directly delivered to the academic program of their interest:

Step 1

REGISTRATION FORM: The form must be filled in on the website, using a valid identification number (Passport or Alien ID card). and choosing “New” as the type of entry. The university will require a valid STUDENT VISA for each academic period.

Step 2

REGISTRATION FEE INVOICE: After filling in the Registration Form, the applicant will be able to pay online or by PSE, or print the invoice and pay in the banks defined by the university.

Step 3

ID PHOTOCOPY: The foreign applicants must append a readable photocopy of the passport or alien ID card.

A PHOTOGRAPH.

Step 4

PHOTOCOPY OF HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA: The foreign applicants who have graduated from high schools abroad must present a photocopy of the high school validation resolution issued by the National Ministry of Education of Colombia, Calle 43 No. 57 – 14 C.A.N. – PBX: (57) (1) 222 28 00 Ext.: 4409.

Steps to follow

Validation Request Form

For validation, it is necessary, at the beginning, to do the apostille process in the country where they obtained the diploma (check on the Ministry of International Affairs from the country where the high school diploma was obtained, or the closest Colombian consulate to your residence).

Step 5

COPY OF THE RESULTS FROM THE STATE EXAM (SABER 11): The foreign applicants who have taken a state exam abroad equivalent to the Colombian state exam (Saber 11) must append it, as long as it is supported by ICFES. If the state exam is not in Spanish, it must be apostilled in the country of origin and translated by authorized staff from the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

Step 6

Those who graduated from high school abroad and have not yet taken the State Exam must submit a letter in the Admission Office where they promise to take it and deliver the results during the first year at university.

Step 7

TRANSCRIPT: The original transcript must be delivered signed and sealed by the university of origin. It must be updated to include the most recent academic period. If the transcript is from a foreign university, it must be properly apostilled by a competent authority in the country of origin of the document. If the transcript is not in Spanish, it must be translated by someone authorized by the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

COURSE CURRICULUM - Description of the syllabus by taken subject: The course curriculum must be readable, signed and sealed by the university of origin. If the course curriculum comes from a foreign university, it must be properly apostilled by a competent authority in the country of origin of the document. If the course curriculum is not in Spanish, it must be translated by someone who is authorized by the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT issued by the Higher Education Institution of origin.

Procedure

Once the registration form has been filled in and the payment has been made, the applicant can send the documents required by the university via certified mail, electronic means or directly delivered to the Admission, Registration and Academic Control Office to start the accreditation of subjects, according to the Student Rules and Regulations.

Once accepted and having made the enrolment official through payment, a photocopy of the STUDENT VISA must be handed in to the Admission, Registration and Academic Control Office. The deadline to deliver this document is the first day of class.

Applicants

Both foreign and local students who have done undergraduate studies abroad, and wish to register as new or transfer students to any postgraduate program offered by the university, beside the documents required for each program and the aforementioned, must deliver:

  1. Foreign applicants without Colombian nationality must append a copy of the passport.
  2. All documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.

All certificates and the diploma must have the apostille seal from the Ministry of International Affairs or the entity in charge of this process (Hague Apostille) in the country of origin: Otherwise, for countries that do not belong to The Hague Convention, they must be sealed by the Colombian consul in the country of origin and endorsed by the Ministry of International Affairs of Colombia.

Except for the postgraduate programs that determine it as a mandatory entry requirement, it is not necessary to accredit or validate a professional title (in any case, this does not enable the student to work as a professional in Colombia)

For the TRANSFER PROCESSES, the standard requirements and previously mentioned regulations come into effect (steps mentioned in the link “undergraduate programs” located in the section “Process and documents for foreign applicants”), including the Certificate of Good Conduct issued by the Higher Education Institute of origin.

Process to obtain an ID card

New Students

Once the tuition has been paid, the process to generate your student ID card starts. The Admissions Office will send you an email when it is ready to be delivered.

Further information

Degree Change: This procedure enables a regular student from the university who is currently pursuing a degree to request enrollment in a different degree also offered by the university. (Student rules and regulations. Art.13).

Enrollment: This procedure allows an applicant to request admission into any program the university is currently offering. Applicants should submit the established requirements to the Admissions Office. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 7).

Re-enrollment: A re-enrollment process is when a former regular student was not able to finish their studies and thus is seeking to be accepted again in order to continue with their program. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 11).   

Dual Degree Program: Students have the opportunity to simultaneously pursue two degrees as long as they are both currently offered by the university and belong to the same educational level. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 20).

Transfer: It is the acceptance as a regular student of an applicant who has already started a degree in another institute of higher education but desires to be in a program offered by the Catholic University of Colombia. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 15).

ADMISSIONS OFFICE

Caracas Avenue #46-72. Las Torres branch.
Telephone: (571) 327 7300, Exts. 1402 - 1403
admisiones@ucatolica.edu.co

Business hours for applicants:
Monday to Friday: 8am-8pm (no lunch break)
Saturdays 8am-1pm

Application and Admissions

 

The Admissions office is an entity that provides orientation and official information to the prospective students and general public on the different processes of making and application, admissions, matriculation and documentation at the Catholic University of Colombia.

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Undergraduate application process

Requirements to apply

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Be aware of the number of registration forms the system stores.
  • Enter the registration guide and download the invoice/receipt to pay the registration fees which is 105.000.

Note: before you print you must select the bank where you with to make the payment.

Step 2

One working-day after making the registration payment you will be able to upload the following documents here: Application guide

  • A PDF file with the document with the “habeas data” consent form signed. In case of being under 18, the form should be signed by the legal proxy.
  • A PDF file of your identification document scanned.
  • A PDF file of you high school degree certificate. Students coursing their last year of high school should attach a certificate of studies from their high school stating graduation date.
  • A PDF file of their National College Entrance Exams (Saber 11 or equivalent) with a score equal or above the minimum required by the University.

- Prospective students who took the National exam before march 2000 must attach the results with a minimum score of 230 points.

- Prospective students who took the National exam from March 2000 must attach the results of their exam.

- Prospective students who finish high school through validation should attach the certificate of taking the exam, a photocopy of their diploma and a photocopy of their certificate of validation.

  • A JPG of an ID photo against a white background, no glasses, hats or accessories

Important:

  • May you face any inconvenience uploading the documents, please contact us at (571) 327 7300 ext.: 1402 – 1403 or at the Admissions Office -  Avenida Caracas # 46 – 72, first floor.
  • Working hours: Monday through Friday from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, Saturdays from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm.
  • Once all the documentation has been reviewed by the Admissions office, you will be assigned an appointment for the admission interview which you will receive by email.

Step 3

Attend the interview in your faculty, as appointed by the Admissions office.

Step 4

Once you have been admitted in the program, the system will automatically generate your matriculation invoice. Download your matriculation invoice here.

Step 5

Enrollment completion

  • Pay the enrollment fee in the bank stipulated in your invoice.

Step 6

Create an institutional email account.

Click here to create your e-mail account and follow the instructions.

  • Registration does not guarantee your place in the program you applied to.
  • Under no circumstance will the Catholic University of Colombia reimburse the registration fee payment done to the program.

Student Rules and Regulations. Articles 11 and 12; dependent on the dates established by the Institutional Academic Calendar, Art. 4 of the Student Rules and Regulations.

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Take note of the registration form number that the system assigns you.
  • Download your receipt for the registration fees which is $105.000 COP.

Note: before printing you must select the bank where you wish to make your payment.

To register you will need:

  • Have no withstanding issues with the University body.
  • To have the weighted average required by the program, as established in the Student Rules and Regulations. Articles 51 – of the weighted average and 52 – of the grace period.

Step 2

One working day after paying the registration fee at the bank log in on the registration guide. Enter the number of your registration form and your identification number. Hence you will be able to download the following documents:

  • Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide).
  • The payment certificate of the registration fee and the abas data consent form. (Step 4 in the registration guide).

Note: In the case you made the payment during the bank’s extended schedule you should wait two working days to proceed with this process.

Step 3

Come to the Registry and Control office, at Avenida Caracas # 46-72, Tower H, Las Torres building with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • A request letter addressed to the Academic Registry and Control Office mentioning the reasons for your return to the university.
  • The payment certificate of your registration fees and the abas data consent form signed in. In case of being under 18, it should be signed by your legal or proxy representative.
  • Payment certificate of the registration fees.
  • A photocopy of your identification document.
  • A recent photograph 3x4 cm size.

Step 4

Check the admission results with the Academic Registry and Control Office at PBX. (571) 3277300 ext. 1096, 1097, 1101, 1102.

Keep in mind:

  • Registration to a program does not secure a place at the university.
  • Under no circumstance will the Catholic University of Colombia reimburse the registration fee payment done to the program.
  • Returning students who are admitted shall adhere to the program’s study plan, the accreditation of subjects and academic activities to level up according to what the academic entity determines necessary; as well as follow the Student Rules and Regulations and other norms that are in force upon returning to the institution, according to the Student Rules and Regulations. Art. 12.
  • The acceptance of returning students to the academic programs will depend on the availability of the places within the program and the fulfilment of all the requirements established in the Student Rules and Regulations. Art. 11 and 12.
  • Students who did not make use of their right to renew their enrollment resulting in losing their student status, and that request to return to the university after the period stated in the Agreement 01, 2009, should obtain proficiency proof in English that the Board of Governor dictates as valid for the period.

NOTE: For more information, see the Student Regulations.

Step 5

Check the admission results with the Academic Registry and Control Office at PBX. (571) 3277300 ext. 1096-1097-1101-1102 or on the University website.

Step 1

Fill out the registration form.

Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.

Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $ 105,000 COP; additionally, you must pay the $ 204,000 COP accreditation process fee.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, you can upload the following documents here:

  • PDF Transfer request (letter) addressed to the Admissions Office.
  • Removable PDF and “data policy manual”. If you are a minor, it must be signed by your legal representative or guardian.
  • PDF of the identification document.
  • PDF of the High School degree certificate.
  • PDF of the High School degree diploma. Students who are in eleventh grade must attach proof of study from the school, indicating the date of the degree.
  • PDF of the results of the State exam (Saber 11) with a score not lower than the minimum required by the University:
  • Applicants who took the State exam before March 2000 must attach results, which must prove a minimum score of 230.
  • Applicants who took the State examination as of March 2000 must attach the results.
  • Students who have completed a high school equivalency program must attach the State exam card, a photocopy of the diploma and a photocopy of the validation certificate.
  • PDF of the original certificate of grades obtained in the student’s program of origin. Minimum passing grade for a subject will be seven point five (7.5) over ten (10.0) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • PDF of the curriculum in which you have been enrolled, including a detailed description of the subjects taken with their objectives, contents and number of academic credits.
  • PDF of an original certificate of good conduct issued by the Higher Education Institution of origin.
  • JPG of an identification-document style photograph against a white background, without glasses, caps or accessories.

Important:

Subject to compliance with the rules applicable to accreditation. Student Regulations Article 16, 17 and 18.

  • The minimum passing grade of a subject that has not been taken at the Catholic University of Colombia, to be considered for accreditation processes will be seven point zero (7.0) over ten (10.0) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • The totality of the combined credits obtained between accreditation processes and validation of subjects cannot exceed 50% of the total credits of the undergraduate academic program, nor 75% when it comes from a program with national accreditation or its equivalent abroad.
  • Foreign applicants may register in accordance with the provisions of international conventions and current regulations. In case of being admitted and enrolling, you must show the visa that accredits you as a student of the Catholic University of Colombia.
  • The acceptance of the transfer will depend on the result of the admission processes, the availability of places in the program and the fulfillment of all the established requirements.
  • The Faculty will notify you of the applicable conditions for the approval and signature of the approval certificate.

For the registration of approved subjects, the applicant must pay the established value, as follows:

  • Approval up to 30 credits: $ 639,000
  • Approval of 31 to 60 credits: $ 1,281,000
  • Approval of 61 to 90 credits: $ 1,921,000
  • Approval of more than 91 credits: $ 2,406,000

Note: The values ​​were established by the Superior Council in Agreement 056 of December 12, 2018.

  • Registration does not guarantee placement in the program to which the applicant has applied
  • Under no circumstances does the Catholic University of Colombia return money that has been paid for enrollment in a program.

Student Regulations. Articles 13 and 14; The dates defined in the Institutional Academic Calendar, Art. 4 of the Student Regulations apply.

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.
  • Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $ 105,000 COP.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where you prefer to make the payment.

Important: If you are interested in entering the Systems Engineering and Computer Science program under the Dual Degree, Program Change, Transfer or as a professional, please come to the Admissions Office so that the applicable conditions are properly defined and applied to the accreditation of subjects.

Step 2

One business day after the payment of the registration in the bank, enter the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your identity document. This will allow you to download the following:

  • Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide).
  • Removable registration fee and "Manual of personal data processing policies". (step 4 of the registration guide).

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Step 3

Go to the Admissions Office, located on Caracas Avenue # 46-72, H tower, Las Torres branch, with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data processing policies”. If you are a minor, it must be signed by your legal representative or guardian.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees.
  • Photocopy of the identification document.
  • A recent photograph, 3 × 4cm.
  • Photocopy of the degree certificate and a photocopy of the high school degree.
  • Results of the State exam with a score not lower than the minimum required by the University:
  • Applicants who took the State exam before March 2000 must bring the results card, which must prove a minimum score of 230.
  • Applicants who took the State examination as of March 2000 must attach the results.
  • Students who have completed a high school equivalency program must attach the State exam card, a photocopy of the diploma and a photocopy of the validation certificate.

Keep in mind:

  • Be in good standing with all University divisions.
  • Have completed a minimum academic period in the program from which you are requesting change.
  • Have a weighted average equal to or greater than six point five (6.5) in the subjects to be approved. Only approved subjects are approved.
  • Registration does not guarantee placement.
  • In no case does the Catholic University of Colombia return money that has been paid for enrollment in a program.
  • Acceptance will depend on the availability of seats in the program and on the fulfillment of all the requirements established in this article. Art 14.
  • The faculty will notify you of the applicable conditions for the approval and signing of the approval certificate.

NOTE: For more information, see the Student Regulations.

Step 4

To know the date of issue of the registration receipt, please contact the Admissions Office to the PBX. 3277300 ext. 1402-1403.

Postgraduate Registration Process

Step 1

Fill out the registration form.

Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.

Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $105.000 COP.

Note: before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, access to the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your Identification number. This way, you can download the following:

  • Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data processing policies” (Step 2.1 of the Registration guide)

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Step 3

After downloading the “Manual of personal data processing policies”, upload the following documents here (Step 3 of the Registration guide)

ECONOMICS POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data

MASTER IN SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

LAW SPECIALIZATIONS

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data

ACCUSATORY CRIMINAL SYSTEM SPECIALIZATION (ONLINE)

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

MASTER IN HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN RIGHTS

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

The program suggests that the professional license number must be included in the resumé.

MASTER IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format.

PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIZATIONS 

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format
  • PDF of the professional license (mandatory for clinical psychology)

MASTER IN PSYCHOLOGY

  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • PDF the original certificate of grades obtained in the student’s undergraduate program. Minimum average of 3.5 (in the 0 to 5 scale) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF habeas data
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • PDF motivations letter Instructions

Certify reading comprehension in English through a certification or by taking a reading comprehension placement test. In case of failing the placement test, applicants can sign a document promising to study the English language. The commitment to study the language is only in case the student doesn’t have the basic level and he or she must commit to taking English lessons during the Master studies.

DOCTORATE IN PSYCHOLOGY 

  • PDF habeas data
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma and other  (specialization or Master-postgraduate )
  • PDF of the Identification document
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format
  • PDF original certificates from non-academic training programs
  • PDF original certificate of publications
  • PDF original certificate of research groups
  • PDF original certificates of prizes and recognitions
  • PDF the original certificate of the averages of the grades obtained in the student’s undergraduate program.

ENGINEERING SPECIALIZATIONS

  • PDF of the Identification document
  • PDF of the undergraduate studies diploma
  • JPG of a portrait photo against a white background (for the Institutional Identity card)
  • habeas data
  • PDF resumé in standard Colombian format

Step 4

The Postgraduate Office of the Faculty, will be in touch with you in order to schedule the interview.

Step 1

Fill out the registration form

Take note of the registration form assigned by the system

Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $105.000 COP.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, enter the registration guide and type your registration form number and identification document number. You will be able to download the following documents:

  • Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide)
  • Proof of payment for registration fees and “Manual of personal data processing policies”. (step 4 of the registration guide)

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow to business days to advance this process.

Step 3

Go to the graduate programs office that corresponds to your faculty with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees and “Manual of personal data processing policies”.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees
  • A letter of request addressed to the Academic Registry and Control office.
  • Photocopy of the identification document.

Other important requirements:

  • No standing issues

Note: PARAGRAPH. Students who are granted reentry must meet the curriculum determined by the corresponding academic unit as well as the Graduate Students Regulations and other rules in force at the time of readmission. Likewise, students must take the academic activities assigned for levelling when necessary.

Step 1

  • Fill out the registration form.
  • Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.
  • Enter the registration guide and download the payment receipt for registration fees for $ 105,000 COP; additionally, you must pay the $ 198,000 COP accreditation process fee.

Note: Before printing you must choose the bank where the payment is going to be made.

Step 2

One business day after the payment of the registration in the bank, enter the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your identity document. This will allow you to download the following:

  • Completed registration form. (Step 3 of the registration guide).
  • Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data processing policies”. (step 4 of the registration guide).

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Step 3

Go to the Postgraduate office of the faculty concerned, with the following documents:

  • Completed registration form.
  • Transfer request (letter) addressed to the Admissions Office.
  • Completed “Manual of personal data processing policies” form.
  • Proof of payment for registration fees. $ 105,000 COP
  • Photocopy of the bachelor diploma or graduation certificate.
  • Photocopy of the professional card.
  • Photocopy of the identification document.
  • 2 recent photographs, 3 × 4cm.
  • The original grades transcript obtained in the undergraduate program. Minimum passing grade for a subject will be seven point five (7.5) out of ten (10.0) or its equivalent in other scales.
  • Copy of the curriculum in which you have been enrolled, including the subjects taken with their objectives, contents and the number of academic credits.
  • The original certificate of good behavior issued by the higher education Institution of origin.

To take into account:

Subject to fulfilment of the rules applicable to approvals. Student Regulations Article 16, 17 and 18

  • The totality of the combined credits obtained between approval processes and validation of subjects cannot exceed 50% of the total credits of the postgraduate academic program, nor 75% when it comes from a program with national accreditation or its equivalent abroad.
  • The acceptance of the transfer will depend on the result of the admission processes, the availability of places in the program and the fulfillment of all the established requirements.
  • The Faculty will notify you of the applicable conditions for the approval and signature of the approval certificate.

For the registration of approved subjects, the applicant must pay the established value, as follows:

  • Approval up to 15 credits: $ 366,000
  • Approval of 15 to 30 credits: $ 734,000
  • Approval of more than31 credits: $ 931,000

Note: The values ​​were established by the Superior Council in Agreement 054 of December 7, 2016.

Step 4

To know the date of issue of the registration receipt please contact the Admissions Office PBX. 3277300 ext. 1402 - 1403.

Step 1

  • Fill in the registration form.
  • Click Confirm.
  • Take note of the registration form number that you will receive from the system.
  • Click Next.
  • Finish filling in the registration form.
  • Click Confirm
  • Make sure the system saved your information.

Step 2

  • Click on Step #2
  • Select one of the authorized bank entities in order to pay the registration fee receipt.
  • Click confirm.
  • Print the registration fee receipt.
  • After printing the registration fee receipt, continue to step 3.

Note: If you are going to pay through the PSE button, first you must print the registration fee receipt and wait a few minutes, then you will be able to make the online payment.

To make your payment using PSE click here and type the student code that appears in the registration fee receipt (upper right part) that you recently downloaded.

Step 3

  • Click on Step #3
  • Fill in your academic information.
  • Click Confirm
  • Make sure the system saved your information.

Paso 4

  • Click on step #4
  • Fill in your work information
  • Click Confirm

Make sure the system saved your information.

Step 5

If you paid the registration fees through a bank entity you should wait 24 business hours until the payment is approved, then you will be able to continue with this step.

If you paid through the PSE button, you are able to continue with this step once your bank entity informs you that the transaction was successful.

Prepare the following documentation and choose one of the four options for filing in the Admissions Office.

  • Photocopy of the ID card (PDF)
  • A suitable-document photo in JPG (white background).
  • Photocopy of the registration fee receipt (the white stamp must be visible) (PDF)
  • Signed consent on personal data (PDF)
  • Photocopy of your professional degree diploma (PDF)
  • Photocopy of your professional degree final transcript (PDF)
  • Photocopy of the professional license (PDF).

Types of document submission

  • Scan and upload the document to the system (step 5 on the registration form).
  • Scan and send by e-mail to: admisiones@ucatolica.edu.co:

 

In the subject, you must write your name and the postgraduate program you are applying to.

In the e-email body you must include the following information: full name, ID number, address and the postgraduate program you are applying to.

Documents must be sent in separate files (not in one single PDF file) 

  • Send by certified mail to Avenida Caracas # 46 – 72, Piso 1 and address it to the Admissions Office.
  • Submit them personally at the Admissions Office, Avenida Caracas # 46 – 72, first floor, Bogotá.

Step 6

Once your documents have been validated, you will be called for an interview. The place, date and time of the interview will be sent to you by email. The admission interview can also be held through a video call on Skype.

Step 7

  • After having the interview and being admitted, download and print the tuition payment receipt.  (Download tuition payment receipt).
  • Pay your tuition.
  • If you wish, you can check other payment alternatives by clicking

Step 8

After paying your tuition, wait for instructions from the Postgraduate Office. They will contact you by cell phone or email.

Welcome to the great Catholic University of Colombia community.

Step 1

Fill out the registration form.

Take note of the registration form number assigned by the system.

Enter the registration guide and download the enrollment receipt for the payment of $105,000.

Note: Before printing the receipt, applicants should choose the bank where they prefer to make the payment.

Step 2

One business day after making the registration payment, enter the registration guide. Enter your registration form number and your identity number. This will allow to download the following:

  1. Completed registration form. (step 3 of the registration guide).
  2. Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data and processing policies”. (step 4 the registration guide.

Note: In case the registration payment has been made during extended hours, allow two business days to advance this process.

Paso 3

Go to the Postgraduate Office of the Faculty of Psychology (Caracas Avenue 46-22 First Floor- Postgraduate Office) with the following documents:

  1. Completed registration form.
  2. Removable registration fee and “Manual of personal data and processing policies”.
  3. Proof of payment for the registration fees
  4. Photocopy of the major degree diploma and degree certificate in addition to any other titles (postgraduate studies).
  5. Photocopy of the professional license.
  6. Photocopy of the identification document.
  7. Two recent photographs 3X4 cm.

Other Requirements:

  1. Not having been subject to academic discipline. Not having been expelled due to poor performance in the program you wish to enrol.
  2. All the specific requirements the program defines.
  3. Résumé with references (publications should include the first page with title, authors, review and the book or magazine information).
  4. Certificate of weighted average grades.
  5. The applicant should prove proficiency in English corresponding to the level A2 by means of the following options:
    • TOEFL PBT (Paper based test): 310-340. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • TOEFL CBT (Computer based test): 96-125. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • TOEFL IBT (Internet based test): 32-42. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • IELTS: Band score 2.5 a 3.5. Valid results that must be submitted in paper to the Language Institute of the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • English proficiency test from the language institute of the Catholic University of Colombia. Take into account that, to take this test, the program registration receipt must have already been paid.
    • If you are a professor from the Catholic University of Colombia and took the English proficiency test at the language institute in 2015, please request that the institute deliver the certificate of the proficiency test to the Office of the PhD in Psychology at the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • If you were a student at the Catholic University of Colombia and took a course or the proficiency test in English within less than two years, please request that the institute deliver the certificate of the proficiency test to the Office of the PhD in Psychology at the Catholic University of Colombia.
    • If you require further information, contact the Language Institute. Telephone: 3277300 ext. 5100/5104. E-mail: institutodelenguas@ucatolica.edu.co. Location: Carrera 13 branch. Address: Carrera 13 #47-49, business hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm.
    • Also, you can ask for further information at the PhD office.
  1. An essay about your academic career and academic interests. It should be written in five sheets,1.5 lines, Arial 12 pt font. The applicant must explain: why they are applying to the PhD degree; what is their academic and professional track record; and finally, mention the line of research they are interested in. This letter must be sent to doctoradopsicologia@ucatolica.edu.co

Step 4

If you fulfilled the requirements, the Postgraduate Office of the Faculty will contact you to schedule:

*Interview

*Review

*Psychological tests.

Process and Documents for Foreign Applicants

New applicants

The foreign applicants interested in going through the registration, selection and admission process to an undergraduate program offered by the university should submit or send the following documents by certified mail during the registration dates.

Step 1

REGISTRATION FORM: The form must be filled out on the website, using a valid identification number (Passport or Alien ID card), and choosing “New” as the type of entry. The university will require a valid STUDENT VISA for each academic period.

Step 2

REGISTRATION FEE INVOICE: After filling out the Registration Form, the applicant will be able to pay online or by PSE, or print the invoice and pay in the banks defined by the university.

Step 3

ID PHOTOCOPY: The foreign applicants must append a readable photocopy of the passport or alien ID card.

Step 4

A PHOTOGRAPH: Recent, and facing the camera, document size (3x4 cm) (Passport or visa type).

Step 5

PHOTOCOPY OF HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA: The foreign applicants who have graduated from high schools abroad must present a photocopy of the high school validation resolution issued by the National Ministry of Education of Colombia, Calle 43 No. 57 – 14 C.A.N. – PBX: (57) (1) 222 28 00 Ext.: 4409.

Steps to follow

Validation Request Form

For accreditation, it is necessary, at the beginning, to do the apostille process in the country where the diploma was issued (check on the Ministry of International Affairs from the country where the high school diploma was obtained, or the closest Colombian consulate to your residence).

Step 6

COPY OF THE RESULTS FROM THE STATE EXAM (SABER 11): Foreign applicants who have taken a state exam abroad equivalent to the Colombian state exam (Saber 11) must append it, as long as it is supported by ICFES. If the state exam is not in Spanish, it must be apostilled in the country of origin and translated by authorized staff from the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

Chancellery procedures

Procedure

Once the registration form has been filled in and the payment has been made, the applicant can send the documents required by the university via certified mail, electronic means or directly deliver them to the Admission Office.

Once accepted and having made the enrolment official through payment, a photocopy of the STUDENT VISA must be delivered to Office of Admissions, Registration and Academic Control. The deadline to deliver this document is the first day of class.

The foreign applicants that have done higher education studies and wish to transfer to the university must fill in the Registration Form and pay the registration. They must send the documents required by the university, via certified mail, electronic means or directly delivered to the academic program of their interest:

Step 1

REGISTRATION FORM: The form must be filled in on the website, using a valid identification number (Passport or Alien ID card). and choosing “New” as the type of entry. The university will require a valid STUDENT VISA for each academic period.

Step 2

REGISTRATION FEE INVOICE: After filling in the Registration Form, the applicant will be able to pay online or by PSE, or print the invoice and pay in the banks defined by the university.

Step 3

ID PHOTOCOPY: The foreign applicants must append a readable photocopy of the passport or alien ID card.

A PHOTOGRAPH.

Step 4

PHOTOCOPY OF HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA: The foreign applicants who have graduated from high schools abroad must present a photocopy of the high school validation resolution issued by the National Ministry of Education of Colombia, Calle 43 No. 57 – 14 C.A.N. – PBX: (57) (1) 222 28 00 Ext.: 4409.

Steps to follow

Validation Request Form

For validation, it is necessary, at the beginning, to do the apostille process in the country where they obtained the diploma (check on the Ministry of International Affairs from the country where the high school diploma was obtained, or the closest Colombian consulate to your residence).

Step 5

COPY OF THE RESULTS FROM THE STATE EXAM (SABER 11): The foreign applicants who have taken a state exam abroad equivalent to the Colombian state exam (Saber 11) must append it, as long as it is supported by ICFES. If the state exam is not in Spanish, it must be apostilled in the country of origin and translated by authorized staff from the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

Step 6

Those who graduated from high school abroad and have not yet taken the State Exam must submit a letter in the Admission Office where they promise to take it and deliver the results during the first year at university.

Step 7

TRANSCRIPT: The original transcript must be delivered signed and sealed by the university of origin. It must be updated to include the most recent academic period. If the transcript is from a foreign university, it must be properly apostilled by a competent authority in the country of origin of the document. If the transcript is not in Spanish, it must be translated by someone authorized by the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

COURSE CURRICULUM - Description of the syllabus by taken subject: The course curriculum must be readable, signed and sealed by the university of origin. If the course curriculum comes from a foreign university, it must be properly apostilled by a competent authority in the country of origin of the document. If the course curriculum is not in Spanish, it must be translated by someone who is authorized by the Ministry of International Affairs in Colombia.

CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT issued by the Higher Education Institution of origin.

Procedure

Once the registration form has been filled in and the payment has been made, the applicant can send the documents required by the university via certified mail, electronic means or directly delivered to the Admission, Registration and Academic Control Office to start the accreditation of subjects, according to the Student Rules and Regulations.

Once accepted and having made the enrolment official through payment, a photocopy of the STUDENT VISA must be handed in to the Admission, Registration and Academic Control Office. The deadline to deliver this document is the first day of class.

Applicants

Both foreign and local students who have done undergraduate studies abroad, and wish to register as new or transfer students to any postgraduate program offered by the university, beside the documents required for each program and the aforementioned, must deliver:

  1. Foreign applicants without Colombian nationality must append a copy of the passport.
  2. All documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.

All certificates and the diploma must have the apostille seal from the Ministry of International Affairs or the entity in charge of this process (Hague Apostille) in the country of origin: Otherwise, for countries that do not belong to The Hague Convention, they must be sealed by the Colombian consul in the country of origin and endorsed by the Ministry of International Affairs of Colombia.

Except for the postgraduate programs that determine it as a mandatory entry requirement, it is not necessary to accredit or validate a professional title (in any case, this does not enable the student to work as a professional in Colombia)

For the TRANSFER PROCESSES, the standard requirements and previously mentioned regulations come into effect (steps mentioned in the link “undergraduate programs” located in the section “Process and documents for foreign applicants”), including the Certificate of Good Conduct issued by the Higher Education Institute of origin.

Process to obtain an ID card

New Students

Once the tuition has been paid, the process to generate your student ID card starts. The Admissions Office will send you an email when it is ready to be delivered.

Further information

Degree Change: This procedure enables a regular student from the university who is currently pursuing a degree to request enrollment in a different degree also offered by the university. (Student rules and regulations. Art.13).

Enrollment: This procedure allows an applicant to request admission into any program the university is currently offering. Applicants should submit the established requirements to the Admissions Office. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 7).

Re-enrollment: A re-enrollment process is when a former regular student was not able to finish their studies and thus is seeking to be accepted again in order to continue with their program. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 11).   

Dual Degree Program: Students have the opportunity to simultaneously pursue two degrees as long as they are both currently offered by the university and belong to the same educational level. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 20).

Transfer: It is the acceptance as a regular student of an applicant who has already started a degree in another institute of higher education but desires to be in a program offered by the Catholic University of Colombia. (Student rules and regulations. Art. 15).

ADMISSIONS OFFICE

Caracas Avenue #46-72. Las Torres branch.
Telephone: (571) 327 7300, Exts. 1402 - 1403
admisiones@ucatolica.edu.co

Business hours for applicants:
Monday to Friday: 8am-8pm (no lunch break)
Saturdays 8am-1pm