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St Mary's University warmly welcomes students from Colombia.

St Mary's has a lively and diverse student community, with students from over 100 countries outside the UK representing approximately 10% of its 6,000 students.

Below you will find lots of useful information for Colombian applicants, but if you still have more questions, please feel free to email

Entry requirements

Undergraduate academic requirements

Applicants who have completed the Bachillerato with high grades are required to complete an International Foundation programme, IB or A Levels prior to being admitted to an Undergraduate course at St Mary’s University. 

Alternatively, Colombian students will have to meet the below requirements:

  • Técnico (2 ½ years) with a pass or
  • Tecnologo Especializado (3 year) with a pass
  • Successful completion of 1 year of university from a recognised University. 

Postgraduate academic requirements

Completion of a four year Licenciado from a recognised University.

English EquivalentColombian Degree Score
1st 4.00–5.00
2:1 3.60–3.99
2:2 3.20–3.59

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will be required to evidence your English language ability required for academic study. Please see our English Language Requirements page for our standard entry requirements.

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For more information on how to apply as an international student please visit our section on  International Application Information.

Undergraduate applicants   Postgraduate applicants


Colombian students who are offered a place to study at St Mary’s will automatically be considered for one of St Mary's International Student Scholarships – these are available to new, full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree students in any subject area.

For undergraduate applicants, the scholarship is worth up-to £3000 off the cost of your first year tuition fee. For postgraduate applicants the scholarship is worth up-to £3000 off the total cost of your tuition fee.

Agents and Representatives


Carrera 15# 93-75, officina 608,
Tel: +571 7043 839

Meet us in Colombia

St Mary's staff visit Colombia to attend fairs, visit schools and meet potential students. Please see our travel calendar for when we will next be visiting a city near you.

Meanwhile, if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email