University of Antioquia

Cl. 67 #53 - 108, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

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The University of Antioquia (Spanish: Universidad de Antioquia), also called UdeA, is a public, departmental, coeducational, research university located primarily in the city of Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia, with regional campuses in Amalfi, Andes, Caucasia, Carmen de Viboral, Envigado, Puerto Berrío, Santa Fe de Antioquia, Segovia, Sonsón, Turbo and Yarumal.[3] It is the oldest departmental university in Colombia, founded in 1803 by a Royal Decree issued by King Charles IV of Spain under the name Franciscan College (Spanish: Colegio de Franciscanos).[1][4] It is considered one of Colombia's best universities, receiving a high quality accreditation from the Ministry of Education for 9 years. Along with the University of the Andes, the two universities hold the second longest term, behind the National University of Colombia. UdeA and the Tecnológico de Antioquia have the largest number of seats in the department of Antioquia.[5] It is also renowned for its prestigious Faculty of Medicine, which is acknowledged as the top medical school in Colombia.[6]

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Administrative staff: 1,589

Students: 30,844

Undergraduates: 29,175

Postgraduates: 1,669

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