Autonomous University of the West Rankings

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In the World#2892 of 14178
In Latin America#227 of 1756
In Colombia#29 of 190
In Cali#3 of 9

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Enrollment
6,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Master
Website
uao.edu.co
Languages
Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,076
Citations
3,740

Autonomous University of the West majors

by publication count

Materials science
132
Computer science
122
Engineering
85
Political science
75
Philosophy
73
Geography
65
Art
58
Physics
54
Business
41
Sociology
41
Biology
39
Chemistry
35
Environmental science
34
Medicine
26
Psychology
26
Mathematics
23
Economics
10
History
3
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy136443
Art174416
Engineering2425634
Materials science26781,249
Political science300740
Physics3333137
Medicine3490576
Geology353923
Geography363148
Sociology377924
Environmental science413248
Computer science4190194
Business424932
Mathematics428388
Psychology507639
Economics52791
Biology534755
Chemistry543836

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199721
199832
199913
2000620
2001217
2002321
2003621
2004550
2005735
2006983
20071961
20083071
20092872
20103182
201166113
201286138
201363172
201485256
201577276
201673325
201779318
2018131325
2019118429
202084516

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and National Government examination ICFES
Academic CalendarJanuary to November
Enrollment6,500
Full time employee650
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

Local studetns1,000 per semester (USD)

Autonomous University of the West has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT++
Maths | Natural Sciences+
Profesional UniversitarioAccountancy, Advertising and Publicity, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Film, Graphic Design, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, International Business, Journalism, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia, Tourism
EspecializaciónAutomation and Control Engineering, Communication Studies, Energy Engineering, Environmental Management, Finance, Hygiene, Marketing, Medical Technology, Safety Engineering
MaestríaBusiness Administration, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Transport Management

General info

Alternative namesUAO
Universidad Autónoma de Occidente
Founded1970
WikipediaUniversidad Autónoma de Occidente
AccreditationConsejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)
Colorsred, white

Location and Contacts

AddressCalle 25 No. 115-85, KM 2 Vía Jamundí
Cali, Valle del Cauca
Colombia
City population2,471,000
Phone+57 (2) 318 8000
Fax+57 (2) 555 3757

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