Columbia

RECOMMENDATION

Expect averages of 3.8 or better.

GRADING SYSTEM

Colombian universities grade on a 5.0 point scale with 3.0 as passing.

Colombian Grades U.S. Equivalences

5.0 - 4.4 A

4.3 - 3.8 B

3.7 - 3.3 C

3.2 - 3.0 D

Less than 3.0 F

OTHER INFORMATION

The institutions with the most stringent grading practices are as follows:

1. Universidad Nacional at Medellin (Facultad de Minas)

2. Universidad Tecnologica de Antioguia (Engineering)

3. Universidad Nacional at Bogota (Sciences)

The best universities in Colombia are considered to be the following:

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Universidad de Antioguia

Universidad de Los Andes

Universidad del Valle

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Universidad Nacional de Colombia