SNIES: 10923 | High Quality Accreditation: Resolution 16187 of September 30, 2015 for 6 years

Qualified registration: Resolution 6344 of April 2017

We train zootechnical veterinary doctors through a flexible, dynamic and comprehensive program, which allows our graduates to work in the areas of animal health, livestock production, veterinary public health; framed in an ethical commitment and social responsibility in harmony with animal welfare and sustainable rural development.

Our program has High Quality Accreditation for a period of 6 years issued by the Ministry of National Education and the National Accreditation Council, through the Resolution 16187 of September 30, 2015.

The study plan is made up of 186 credits distributed in 10 academic periods. During the training process we address different academic areas of veterinary medicine and zootechnics, such as: animal health and production, veterinary public health, administrative economic, socio-humanistic and research.

Between periods 1 and 8 the theoretical-practical subjects are distributed and in the last two periods, 9 and 10, rotations are carried out, completely practical and elective subjects, which allow our students to deepen in the areas of their interest. These can be carried out in Colombia or abroad with organizations or institutions with which they have an agreement.

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Know our rates and dates 2021-1
Inscription: hasta 15 de diciembre de 2021
Interview: Encontrarás la información en la credencial de inscripción que será enviada al correo electrónico que registraste. En caso que no te llegue la información completa puedes comunicarte con la facultad y solicitarla
Admission results: Podrás consultar si fuiste admitido en our web o llamando a la facultad del programa elegido
Duration of the program: 10 semestres (5 años)
Payment of tuition: A tu correo llegará la liquidación de matrícula donde encontrarás la información sobre fechas, valor y formas de pago
Start of classes: 25 de enero de 2022 (confirmar con la facultad)
Registration PIN cost: $170.000 COP
Cost of academic credit: $602.000 COP

* The cost of the semester depends on the number of credits that are enrolled.
* Values corresponding to 2021

Learn about our registration requirements:

Documento de identidad ampliado y legible.
Foto reciente a color con fondo blanco, tamaño 3×4.
Calificaciones de los grados 9º, 10º, 11° y 12° (si este último aplica).
Copia del acta de grado de bachiller.
Si aún no eres bachiller, adjuntar constancia que cursas el último año.
Resultado pruebas ICFES o SABER 11°. Si no tienes el resultado de las
pruebas, adjunta la citación al examen o constancia de estar inscrito a ellas.
Certificado de afiliación a un sistema de salud (EPS) o medicina prepagada.

Jhon Didier Ruiz Buitrago
Telephone: (57) (4) 4 44 05 55 Ext. 1237

Head of Undergraduate
Leonardo Fabio Gómez Giraldo
Telephone: (57) (4) 4 44 05 55 Ext. 1237 – 1202

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Administrative assistant
Karen Andrea Espinal Henao
Telephone: (57) (4) 4 44 05 55 Ext. 1237

of the applicant

If you have a positive attitude and respect towards the countryside and animals, our program is for you.

of applicants

To start a new learning experience we offer you our seedbed of applicants.

of the graduate

Professionals focused on population medicine and disease prevention, with knowledge in animal production.

To be part of the Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics program you must have the ability to work as a team, communicate in a

assertive, be tolerant of failure, have good study discipline and be a person with good principles and human values.

We provide fundamental elements and bases to high school students, who consider Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics as an option for their professional life, seeking to have a direct approach to this discipline, as well as the training processes that they will live at the University , so that you have more decision-making elements when choosing your career.

What does the seedbed offer you ?:

• A real perception of the practice of veterinary medicine and zootechnics
• You will know the multiple occupational profiles of the Zootechnical Veterinary Doctor in our environment
• An approach to the university environment and the training process, as proposed in the CES University

Aimed at 9th, 10th and 11th grade high school students. High school graduates and graduates in the last 2 years.

• Anatomical, physiological, health and animal production relationship
• Basis of clinical examination
• Cell biology, biochemistry and its relationship to animal production and health
• The foundation of the research area and its relationship with the health sciences
• The foundation in livestock administration
• Relationship with animals
• The socio-humanistic foundation

40 hours, 10 classes, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 m.

Sign up for our seedbed

The zootechnical veterinarians of the CES University can solve and prevent problems in the agricultural sector in the areas of animal health, livestock production, public health

veterinary medicine, business management, framed in an ethical commitment and social responsibility, in harmony with animal welfare and sustainable rural development.


Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process of our University.

Centers of

We leave the classroom to put our knowledge into practice in real life.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

In order to graduate you must:
 Aprobar todas las asignaturas del plan de estudio y los requisitos específicos para cada programa, reportado en el acta por el Comité de Promociones.
2. Presentar las pruebas vigentes que el Estado determine como de obligatorio cumplimiento.
3. Comply with the requirement of second language as stated in agreement of the Superior Council.

4. Presentar certificado de asistencia a la Cátedra CES.
5. Presentar el pago de los Derechos de grado, establecidos por el Comité Administrativo.
6. Aprobar el trabajo de grado.
7. Estar a paz y salvo con la Universidad por todo concepto.

We have a modern service center in Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics, conceived as a support unit for educational and comprehensive care activities for the veterinary and agricultural sector.

With various spaces and areas to carry out your academic practices such as

vaccination room, classrooms, operating rooms for small and large animals and experimental surgery, X-ray room and ultrasound.

The clinics are equipped with technology that allows optimal visualization of the different procedures, facilitating diagnosis, student learning and teaching.

To finance your studies we have agreements with:
Programa de Fortalecimiento Educativo CES
Banco Pichincha
Fondo Sapiencia
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
Fondo Nacional del Ahorro (FNA)

We have our own scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:
Entidades públicas

Researchers of the program

Exchange from
another university

You chose us for your exchange, find out about the process and the requirements to meet. Plus

Exchange towards
another university

Live the experience of expanding your knowledge in Colombia or the world. Plus


We open the doors for you to complete your academic training with us.Plus

and innovation

We promote activities that impact and project scientific, social and environmental aspects. Plus

and simulation

We take the theoretical activities to scenarios that resemble real places and situations. Plus

Practice fields
(Own and in agreement)

We leave the classroom to put our knowledge into practice in real life. Plus


We offer spaces and programs for the personal and collective development of the CES community. Plus

Legal information of the program

Program name:
Veterinary Medicine

Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolución 6344 de abril de 2017

7 años


Title awarded:
Médico Veterinario Zootecnista

5 años (10 semestres)

Cost of academic credit:
$602.000 COP

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