To be eligible for participation in a Columbia-approved study abroad program,students must meet the following criteria:Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0,including the semester before going abroad; Have at least junior standing for semester study abroad (students in any class year can study abroad during the summer);
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Why study abroad at Columbia?
Studying in a foreign country for a semester, a full year, or sometimes a summer, represents a significant enhancement to the Columbia College education. Study abroad expands the walls of the institution and offers students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of the larger global community of which we are all members.
How to apply to study in Colombia?
Applying to study in Colombia. Universities in Colombia usually teach in Spanish, and applicants may be asked to submit evidence that they speak Spanish to the required level, or to take a language test set by the university. If you plan on studying in Colombia for more than three months, you will need to obtain a Colombian Student Visa (TP-3).
How are Colombian Universities ranked in the world?
In the QS Latin America University Rankings 2018, 53 universities in Colombia are ranked within the region top 400. Of the Colombian universities to also feature in the QS World University Rankings 2018, the highest entry is the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, ranked joint 254th in the world.
What happens after you get a student visa in Colombia?
After you get the student visa, you will need to register for a Colombian Cedula (citizen card) at La Unidad Administrativa Especial Migracin Colombia within 15 days, otherwise you may face a fine. The tuition fees you will pay depend on whether you study in a public or private institution.