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University of America

University of America is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university located in Bogota, Colombia.

Founded as an architecture school in 1956, the school grew into an interdisciplinary and technological research institution, University of America emphasizes quality over size, concentrating on a core of academic disciplines with a strong reputation in engineering and applied sciences.

University of America has three schools, containing 8 academic departments; particularly noted are its programs in Chemical and Pretroleum engineering.

In 1957, University of America was one of the four founding members of the Colombian Association of Universities "ASCUN" (Asociacion Colombiana de Universidades).


University of America is a highly selective institution that attracts students from all over the country with its reputation

Academic departments

Division of Engineering and Applied Science

* Chemical Engineering

* Industrial Engineering

* Mechanical Engineering

* Petroleum Engineering

Division of Architecture

Division of Economics, and Finance


Main campus

"Los Cerros", University of America's main campus is on the East Hill of Monserrate Hill in Bogota, overlooking the colonial quarter and donwtown of the city

Casa de los Derechos del Hombre

External Links and References

Official website

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