SNIES: 54468 | Qualified registration: Resolution 10906 of June 1 of 2016

We train professionals with academic quality and skills to perform in different environments such as clinical, sports, occupational, public health, among others.

Persons who can develop in interdisciplinary spaces and areas of high complexity such as  Intensive Care Units, centers of high clinical complexity and centers of high sports performance.

With competences for care in cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and integumentary areas, based on the analysis of human body movement.

We have High Quality Accreditation by the Ministry of Education of Colombia.

Our program is structured in five curricular areas: basic professional training, research, public health, entrepreneurship and socio-humanistic sciences.

Enter the study plan – curriculum 2016

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Know our rates and dates
Enrollment: until January 31, 2021
Interview: You will find the information on the registration credential that will be sent to the email you registered. In case you do not get the complete information, you can contact the faculty and request it
Admission results: You can check if you were admitted on our website or by calling the faculty of the chosen program
Duration of the program: 10 semesters (5 years)
Tuition payment: you will get your registration payment by email where you will find information on dates, value and payment methods
Start of classes: January 25, 2021 (confirm with the faculty)
Cost of registration PIN: $ 170,000 COP
Academic credit cost: $451.143 COP
*The cost of the semester depends on the number of credits that are enrolled.

Learn about our enrollment requirements:

Enlarged and legible identity document.
Recent color photo with white background, size 3 × 4.
Scores of grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 (if the latter applies)..
Copy of the high school diploma.
If you have not graduated from high school, attach proof that you are currently in your last year.
Test scores of “CFES or SABER 11 °”. If you do not have the scores of the test, enclose the citation to the examination or proof of being enrolled to them.
Certificate of affiliation to a health system (EPS) or prepaid medicine.

Verónica Tamayo Montoya
Phone: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1420

Head of Undergraduate Division
Claudia Bibiana García Paz
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1190

Do you want to know more? Write us

Academic coordinator
Sandra Milena Hincapie Garaviño
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1644

Johana Areiza Velásquez
Phone: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1420


If you are passionate about the study of the human being, his movement and state of health, our Physiotherapy program is for you.

of applicants

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


We train autonomous, responsible and sensitive physiotherapists for the natural and social context.

To belong to our program you must be an integral, responsible person, with a good foundation in the natural, social and exact sciences and a citizen committed to the common good.

In addition, we like the human body movement in any of its expressions and preferably practice some sport, art or hobby linked to movement.

We have a vocation for Physiotherapy and movement sciences. We are citizens interested in national reality, sensitive to human needs and committed to the human and social development of people with disabilities.

You must show interest in health-related issues, and have a service vocation.

In the seedbed we generate spaces of approach to the Physiotherapy major, facilitating our applicants the identification of the different fields of action, and areas of work and occupational performance of the physiotherapist.

We will provide virtual and face-to-face elements for the applicant to learn about the importance of physical therapy as a profession of health sciences, movement analysis

of the human body, the treatments applied by a physiotherapist, the physiology of exercise, biomechanics, sports and the physiotherapist’s specialties in Colombia and in the world.

Our physiotherapy seedbed is virtual, with an in-person visit to the laboratories of the faculty at the headquarters of “El Poblado” and “Sabaneta”.

Inscríbete en nuestro semillero

You will be able to formulate physiotherapeutic diagnoses of patients, considering their needs and context, in the cardiovascular, respiratory, neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and tegumentary areas.

You will have skills to perform comprehensive treatments to patients to optimize their functionality and promote social participation, based on scientific evidence and considering the diagnosis for the design and execution of an intervention program.

You will participate in interdisciplinary work teams with management and administration tools.

You will participate in research processes aimed at the renovation or construction of physiotherapy.

You will contribute from your knowledge in communities of interest according to the vulnerability analysis and health needs to improve the quality of life.


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


We offer the major with agreements abroad so that our students obtain a double degree.

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 tests that the State determines as of mandatory compliance.
3. Fulfill the requirement of a second language as stated in the agreement of the Superior Council.

4. Present certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.
5. Present the payment of the degree rights, established by the Administrative Committee.
6. Approve grade work.
7. Be in good standing with the University in every respect.

Double Degree Agreement with the University of Talca, Chile.
The double degree is today a fundamental differentiator within the attributes of a higher level program. Therefore, we assure you the validation of subjects between the two institutions through the study plan that was developed for the graduation profiles of each of the programs.

After successfully completing your studies, you will receive an academic degree from the home institution and then from the host institution; in the case of the University of Talca, it will grant the professional title of Kinesiologist, and in the case of CES University, the professional title of Physiotherapist.

Benefits of double degree for students:

• Promotes academic excellence (better averages as the selection criteria).
• Promotes a higher level of maturity and autonomy (individual process that develops the sense of independence and responsibility).
• Improves the profile of graduates making them more competitive for the globalized labor market.
• They receive a 20% discount on tuition for the period they will attend at the University of Talca.

For financing we have agreements with:
Bank of Bogota
Sapience Fund
Pichincha Bank
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (NSF)
Helm Bank

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

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and innovation

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

and Simulation

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


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


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

Legal information of the program

Name of the program:

Faculty of Physiotherapy

Modality of the program:
Presence – based

Type of program:


Qualified registration:
Resolution 10906 of June 1 of 2016

High Quality Accreditation
Resolution 6091 of June 12, 2019


Title granted:

5 years (10 semesters)

Academic credit cost:
$394.000 COP

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