SNIES: 1813 | Qualified registration: Resolution 12588 of August 14, 2015 | High Quality Accreditation: Resolution 2039 of February 17, 2015 for 8 years

We seek the training of caring doctors with the highest human, ethical and scientific qualities.

Our Medicine program was the first accredited higher education program in Colombia, created on July 5, 1977, receiving the renewal of accreditation in 2002, 2007 and 2015 by the National Accreditation Council -CNA- and the Ministry of Education of Colombia. We also have the international MERCOSUR / ARCUSUR accreditation and we are part of the world directory of FAIMER medical schools.
We invite you to know the documents of accreditation Y reaccreditation.

We stand out for training by competencies, for having a curriculum integrated by systems, and above all for the permanent accompaniment of our students, for the quality of our teachers and the resources used for education.

You will develop your skills through four major curricular areas:
Psychobiological area: With the pre-clinics you will understand in depth the structure and function of the human body and its health and disease processes. And in the clinical-surgical component you will develop the skills, attitudes and knowledge to practice the art of medicine.
Public health area:You will understand the study of collective health, public health policies and preventive, family and community medicine; as well as health administration and management.
Research and innovation area:You will strengthen critical gaze and problem solving using the scientific method, with the possibility of developing creative and entrepreneurial solutions for patients and society.
Socio-humanistic area:You will strengthen your comprehensive training and the development of ethical and communication skills, among others.

Enter the study plan - Pénsum

Know our rates and dates for the year 2021-2
until April 9, 2021
Admission exam: April 14, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Virtual mode
Interview: The list of those who pass the exam and continue with the interview will be published through our web portal as of April 16. . The interviews will be conducted virtually, between April 19 and 22, 2021.
Admission results: They will be published as of April 23, 2021 on our web portal .
Program duration: 12 semesters (6 years)
Tuition payment: June 1 to 15, 2021
Classes start: June 30, 2021 (confirm with the faculty)
Registration PIN cost: $ 348,000 COP
Total cost per semester: $ 17,300,000 COP

Learn about our registration requirements:

Extended and legible identity document.
Recent color photo with a white background, 3 × 4 size.
Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 (if the latter applies).
Copy of the bachelor's degree certificate.
If you are not yet a high school graduate, attach proof that you are in the last year.
ICFES or SABER 11th test result. If you do not have the result of the
tests, attach the citation to the exam or proof of being enrolled in them.
Certificate of affiliation to a health system (EPS) or prepaid medicine.

Undergraduate Medicine Assistant
Maria Isabel Pérez González
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1386

Head of Undergraduate Medicine Division and Head of Medical Education
Paula Catalina Vasquez Marin
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1386

Do you want to know more? Write to us

of the applicant

If you are passionate about the study of the human being and health, our Medicine program is for you.

of applicants

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

of the graduate

Academically excellent, disciplined physicians with comprehensive knowledge and skills; vital for professional practice.

You must be passionate about the care of human life, responsible, dedicated to your studies; disciplined, and with high social commitment. Be willing to prepare with dedication to offer your time, disposition and knowledge at the service of the other, developing creativity and passion for research.

Excellence should be the north for your professional and personal growth, to achieve being a comprehensive doctor, with solid ethical training based on dedication to the human being.


We offer you the “Medicine Seedlings” with the aim that you acquire a broad vision of the medical profession, strengthen your vocation and motivate you to participate actively and responsibly in your medical training process.

It is aimed at students who are in 9th, 10th and 11th grade and have graduated from high school in recent years.

• Introduction to Medicine
• Physiology
• Molecular biology
• Human anatomy
• Histology
• Public health
• Professional performance of the doctor
• Medical informatics
• Simulation and first aid
• Hospital visits

Our CES physicians are academically excellent, disciplined, with comprehensive knowledge and skills; fundamental to his work as a general practitioner, critical of his environment and with the necessary skills to creatively transform and adapt to any environment.

With a high resolution capacity and great strength in understanding health-disease processes. Guided by ethics as part of their decisions, through which they are autonomous, responsible and free.

Passionate about their profession, respectful of human dignity, as well as their colleagues and teachers.
They are enterprising and innovative, always seeking to solve the particular needs of the social environments in which they operate, wherever in the world they decide to practice the medical profession.

CES doctor competencies map (ethical, communicative, teamwork, managerial and administrative, collective health care and creative thinking.)


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


Enter and know the requirements to carry out the external transfer process.

and scholarships

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

In order to graduate you must:
Approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee.
2. Present the current evidence that the State determines to be mandatory.
3 . Comply with the requirement of a second language as stated in an agreement of the Superior Council.

4. Present a certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.
5. Present the payment of the Degree Fees, established by the Administrative Committee.
6. Approve the degree work
7. Be at peace and safe with the University for all reasons.

We recommend that you contact the faculty to which the program you are interested belongs to to validate the existence of space before starting the enrollment process.

To finance your studies we have agreements with:
CES Educational Strengthening Program
Pichincha Bank
Sapiencia Fund
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)

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

Our coordinators

Exchange from
another university

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

Exchanges towards
another university

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

and innovation

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

and Simulation

We develop theoretical activities in 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:

School of Medicine

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified record:
Resolution 12588 of August 14, 2015

Qualified registration validity:
7 years

High Quality Accreditation:
Resolution 2039 of February 17, 2015


High Quality Accreditation Validity:
Eight years

Title awarded:
General Physician

6 years (12 semesters)

Total cost per semester:
$ 17,300,000 COP

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