Private non profit university, founded in 1979 by a group of the main business leaders from the Valle del Cauca.
Universidad Icesi is a benchmark of synergistic collaboration between the private sector and academia. Cali’s Icesi University, with 38 years of work in higher education, is recognized as one of the most important and prestigious universities in Colombia for its high academic level and its wide and diverse range ofundergraduate and graduate programs.
Today Icesi has five faculties and the School of Education. The five faculties are: Administrative and Economic Sciences, Engineering, Law and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Health Sciences; together they offer 27 undergraduate programs, 1 Doctoral Program, 24 master’s programs and 23 medical-surgical specializations; all academic offerings are approved by the Ministry of National Education and are recognized to be of the highest quality due to being endorsed by the following national and international accreditations:
• High Quality Institutional Accreditation certified by the National Accreditation Council of the Ministry of National Education.
• International Accreditation AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), an international institution that certifies the academic quality of business faculties around the world.
• Accreditation AMBA (Association of MBAs), an impartial authority established in London for the certification of the graduate programs in business faculties.
• ABET Accreditation (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology), one of the most important engineering program accreditation committees in the world, based in Baltimore, United States.
Icesi University is defined by the excellence of its students, teachers and graduates who are recognized for their commitment to quality and leadership. Because of the University’s vision and the creation of tangible opportunities for students and the community in general,
Icesi University sees itself daily as one of the youngest and most successful university educational initiatives in the country.