Autonomous University of the Caribbean Rankings

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Ranking Category
#8195 of 14,131 In the World
#541 of 1,756 In Latin America
#66 of 190 In Colombia
#5 of 11 In Barranquilla

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Acceptance rate

* The Autonomous University of the Caribbean is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - June; July-December)


Local studetns Undergraduate, 1,527,000-4,208,000; Graduate, 3735.000-6,716,000 (COP)

Programs and Degrees

Técnico Profesional Marine Transport
Tecnólogo Marine Transport
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Architecture, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Fashion Design, Finance, Graphic Design, Hotel Management, Industrial Engineering, Interior Design, International Business, Journalism, Law, Marine Transport, Mass Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Political Sciences, Psychology, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Sports, Systems Analysis, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism
Especialización Communication Studies, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial Management, Management, Marketing, Taxation, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Management
Maestría Business Administration, Education, Electronic Engineering, Health Administration, Management, Management Systems, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Transport Management

Notable alumni

  1. Rafael Orozco Maestre

    Rafael Orozco Maestre
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1954-1992 (aged 38)

    Rafael José Orozco Maestre was a Colombian singer of vallenato music. He was one of the major representatives of Colombian popular folk music and was lead singer and co-founder, alongside fellow accordionist Israel Romero, of the vallenato group Binomio de Oro de América, which was very popular in Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.

  2. José David Name

    José David Name
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1968-.. (age 56)

    José David Name Cardozo is a Colombian senator. He is a member of the Party of the U, and is the son of former Senator José Name Terán. He became a senator in 2006 after serving as consul of Colombia in New York from 1999 to 2005.

Autonomous University of the Caribbean faculties and divisions

Course/Programme : Virtual Mode Studies Finance, International Business, Occupational Health, Safety Engineering
Faculty : Administrative Sciences, Economics and Accountancy Accountancy, Finance, Fiscal Law, Health Administration, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Taxation, Tourism, Transport Management
Faculty : Architecture, Arts and Design Architecture, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Marketing, Multimedia
Faculty : Engineering Business Computing, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Systems Analysis, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Management
Faculty : Jurisprudence Law, Political Sciences
Faculty : Social Sciences and Humanities Communication Studies, Education, Journalism, Mass Communication, Psychology, Radio and Television Broadcasting

General information

Alternative names UAC
Universidad Autónoma del Caribe
Founded 1967
Accreditation Gobernación Departamento del Atlántico

Location and contacts

Address Calle 90 No. 46-112
Barranquilla, Atlántico
City population 1,274,000

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