Geographical coverage of the higher education offer and its relationship with social equity case study: Manizales university campus

Santiago Cardona, Diego A. Escobar, Carlos A. Moncada
2018 Contemporary Engineerng Sciences  
Higher education is essential for the economic and social development of a country, generating social mobility in the different regions, mitigating the inequality and inequity that exist in the countries. In this sense, Manizales has focused its vision of the city in strengthening and developing as the main university city of the country, promoting different policies of support in research and academic offerings among the 6 main universities of the city, benefiting the nearly 50 thousand
more » ... 50 thousand registered students. Therefore, it is essential to measure the geographic coverage, through the comprehensive accessibility, that higher education has in general and that of each university in particular, in order to find the current panorama of the city and its relationship with the population and the different socioeconomic strata.
doi:10.12988/ces.2018.87322 fatcat:4ucojeesqbbhnchh3j32gijoqe