University Francisco de Paula Santander

University Francisco de Paula Santander

name = University Francisco de Paula Santander

motto = Fortalecimiento Académico
established = July 5 1962
type = Private
endowment =
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undergrad = 12,000
postgrad = 2,000
staff =
city = Cúcuta
state = Norte de Santander
country = Colombia
campus = Urban, 5 ha
free_label = Athletics
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nickname = UFPS
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Founded July 5 1962 as a Laws Foundation with economy classes.

Later recognized by Decree number 37 of 1964 and made official like an institution of superior education of the department order by means of decree 323 of May 13 1970 sent by the government of the Department of Norte de Santander.

The University Francisco de Paula Santander, is a university autonomous, with legal function and position of agent, independent patrimony, academic, administrative and financial autonomy and special regime, linked to the National Ministry of Education and organized like a public establishment of academic character of the department order.

It is located in the city of Cúcuta, and have two branchs in Ocaña and in Chinácota.


Faculty of Engineerings

* Electromechanical Engineering
* Cívil Engineering
* Mechanical Engineering
* Engineering of Systems
* Electronic Engineering
* Engineering of Mines
* Engineering of Industrial Production
* Civil Work technology
* Chemical Technology
* Engineering Industrial

Faculty of Enterprise Sciences

* Businness Administration
* Public Accounting

Faculty of Agriculture

* Engineering of Biotechnological Production
* Engineering of Agricultural Production
* Engineering of Animal Production
* Engineering of Agro-industrial Production
* Farming Technology

Faculty of Health

* Nursing

External links

* [ Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander]

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