EAFIT University: Rankings

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EAFIT University ranked 8th in Colombia, 1927th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 34 research topics. EAFIT University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 5,950 academic publications and 21,859 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 4 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#1927 of 14,131 In the World
#101 of 1,756 In Latin America
#8 of 190 In Colombia
#3 of 22 In Medellin
#804 of 1,063 For Intellectual Property and Patent Law
#850 of 6,416 For Philosophy
#950 of 1,001 For International Relations and Diplomacy
#3090 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#1523 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 31 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

EAFIT University ranked 10th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Colombia and 1210th in the World with 4,386 publications made and 12,321 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, Law, Sociology, History.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#10 of 50 In Colombia
#109 of 440 In Latin America
#1210 of 6,939 In the World

EAFIT University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 10 0
1991 1 0
1992 4 2
1993 14 4
1994 23 7
1995 18 18
1996 26 14
1997 18 31
1998 25 38
1999 32 37
2000 16 45
2001 29 63
2002 41 71
2003 66 86
2004 55 123
2005 83 116
2006 97 127
2007 105 136
2008 142 184
2009 132 184
2010 154 226
2011 220 253
2012 427 331
2013 267 375
2014 249 470
2015 218 553
2016 262 571
2017 236 603
2018 218 725
2019 273 982
2020 307 1399
2021 320 2087
2022 175 2063

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 7 30 804
Philosophy 10 108 850
International Relations and Diplomacy 7 40 950
Urban and Regional planning 5 38 1014
Political Science 7 69 1045
Political Economy 7 47 1051
Criminology and Criminal Justice 7 53 1121
Law 8 61 1570
Communications and Public Relations 6 49 1736
Sociology 11 137 2021
Anthropology 9 109 2139
Library and Information science 14 118 2142
Archaeology 8 113 2294
Demography 15 168 2323
History 8 118 2393
Aesthetics 11 129 2595
Linguistics 10 122 2602
Education Majors 15 153 2674
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 11 132 2772

Environmental Science rankings

EAFIT University ranked 12th for Environmental Science in Colombia and 2472nd in the World with 2,149 publications made and 11,672 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Ecology, Paleontology, Oceanography.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#12 of 48 In Colombia
#154 of 424 In Latin America
#2472 of 6,683 In the World

EAFIT University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 2 1
1991 1 1
1992 1 0
1993 1 1
1994 1 2
1995 2 8
1996 6 7
1997 3 12
1998 5 16
1999 4 16
2000 3 26
2001 10 34
2002 13 50
2003 29 54
2004 13 70
2005 26 71
2006 42 93
2007 39 106
2008 52 132
2009 58 131
2010 71 163
2011 103 184
2012 134 241
2013 122 273
2014 107 365
2015 114 473
2016 137 500
2017 150 627
2018 147 735
2019 160 1004
2020 188 1433
2021 218 2211
2022 132 2367

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Environmental Science.

Environmental Science subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Urban and Regional planning 5 38 1014
Earth science and Geophysics 6 81 1600
Petrology and Geochemistry 8 88 1673
Geography and Cartography 11 133 1893
Oceanography 7 110 1958
Geotechnical Engineering 6 96 2100
Environmental Engineering 10 134 2279
Geology 9 135 2362
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 11 118 2397
Paleontology 11 147 2465
Environmental Management 13 144 2511
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 18 216 2671
Ecology 14 185 2859
Agricultural Science 27 270 3520

Engineering rankings

EAFIT University ranked 11th for Engineering in Colombia and 2823rd in the World with 1,797 publications made and 11,006 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#11 of 49 In Colombia
#125 of 412 In Latin America
#2823 of 6,555 In the World

EAFIT University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 0 1
1991 0 1
1992 2 0
1993 1 1
1994 1 1
1995 0 6
1996 2 4
1997 0 5
1998 3 7
1999 1 5
2000 2 7
2001 6 20
2002 12 29
2003 16 21
2004 16 38
2005 22 42
2006 21 52
2007 30 73
2008 38 85
2009 35 83
2010 51 140
2011 71 133
2012 99 209
2013 102 280
2014 120 315
2015 104 376
2016 112 476
2017 130 547
2018 116 692
2019 152 966
2020 173 1273
2021 183 1968
2022 127 2178

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Product and Industrial Design 2 19 784
Human-Computer Interaction 13 85 1674
Operations Research 9 68 1778
Automotive Engineering 9 73 1801
Systems Engineering 9 82 1995
Geotechnical Engineering 6 96 2100
Civil Engineering 8 83 2113
Structural Engineering 7 81 2124
Electronic Engineering 10 96 2183
Mechanical Engineering 8 89 2203
Environmental Engineering 10 134 2279
Aerospace Engineering 9 100 2307
Computer Networking 10 93 2405
Electrical Engineering 12 111 2567
Telecommunications 13 128 2871
Optical Engineering 10 134 2990
Materials Science 12 144 3033
Nanotechnology 12 141 3063
Acoustical Engineering 11 126 3090
Metallurgical Engineering 13 155 3220
Chemical Engineering 18 179 3354

Computer Science rankings

EAFIT University ranked 14th for Computer Science in Colombia and 2801st in the World with 1,571 publications made and 8,211 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Telecommunications, Computer Networking.

Computer Science ranking Location
#14 of 48 In Colombia
#127 of 406 In Latin America
#2801 of 6,597 In the World

EAFIT University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 1 1
1991 0 1
1992 0 1
1993 1 1
1994 0 0
1995 1 4
1996 2 5
1997 0 9
1998 4 13
1999 2 7
2000 2 8
2001 7 22
2002 9 28
2003 22 23
2004 14 36
2005 17 39
2006 25 44
2007 31 61
2008 36 75
2009 31 61
2010 49 123
2011 61 100
2012 91 187
2013 93 215
2014 83 270
2015 86 314
2016 99 379
2017 99 400
2018 95 489
2019 123 670
2020 151 940
2021 166 1591
2022 128 1737

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Computer Graphics 5 60 1577
Human-Computer Interaction 13 85 1674
Software Engineering 7 89 1754
Management Information Systems 9 84 1926
Data Science 9 97 2021
Library and Information science 14 118 2142
Computer Vision 11 106 2378
Computer Networking 10 93 2405
Machine Learning 11 102 2422
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 12 107 2462
Telecommunications 13 128 2871
Cyber Security 16 137 3137
Cognitive Science 16 153 3251
Neuroscience 21 210 3777

Physics rankings

EAFIT University ranked 9th for Physics in Colombia and 2626th in the World with 1,456 publications made and 8,870 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Acoustical Engineering.

Physics ranking Location
#9 of 47 In Colombia
#114 of 402 In Latin America
#2626 of 6,484 In the World

EAFIT University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 0 1
1991 0 0
1992 1 0
1993 1 0
1994 1 2
1995 0 4
1996 2 3
1997 0 4
1998 1 7
1999 2 3
2000 5 11
2001 6 20
2002 11 22
2003 14 24
2004 11 35
2005 13 38
2006 24 42
2007 27 60
2008 38 72
2009 28 63
2010 42 116
2011 65 121
2012 82 172
2013 77 207
2014 117 269
2015 86 297
2016 90 347
2017 105 383
2018 88 515
2019 127 712
2020 130 947
2021 141 1504
2022 85 1621

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy 7 82 1706
Quantum and Particle physics 8 103 2449
Optical Engineering 10 134 2990
Materials Science 12 144 3033
Nanotechnology 12 141 3063
Acoustical Engineering 11 126 3090

Business rankings

EAFIT University ranked 7th for Business in Colombia and 1906th in the World with 1,444 publications made and 5,648 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Management, Marketing, International Business, Accounting.

Business ranking Location
#7 of 46 In Colombia
#73 of 375 In Latin America
#1906 of 6,002 In the World

EAFIT University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1992 0 1
1993 0 1
1994 0 1
1995 2 9
1996 0 2
1997 1 11
1998 0 15
1999 2 15
2000 1 19
2001 4 28
2002 10 37
2003 23 37
2004 12 46
2005 11 43
2006 15 34
2007 25 48
2008 37 65
2009 39 53
2010 53 99
2011 82 107
2012 92 122
2013 94 157
2014 95 217
2015 88 252
2016 88 288
2017 98 329
2018 99 387
2019 118 501
2020 118 718
2021 134 1146
2022 68 1198

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Business.

Business subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Entrepreneurship 1 4 502
Risk Management 3 15 761
International Trade 1 16 869
International Business 1 25 898
Investment Banking and Stock trading 1 18 924
Finance 6 42 1371
Accounting 7 44 1517
Project Management 7 71 1608
Operations Research 9 68 1778
Marketing 6 66 1855
Management Information Systems 9 84 1926
Management 7 75 2005
Advertising 7 80 2207

Biology rankings

EAFIT University ranked 23rd for Biology in Colombia and 3542nd in the World with 1,391 publications made and 8,956 citations received. Main research topics: Paleontology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Botany, Neuroscience.

Biology ranking Location
#23 of 48 In Colombia
#235 of 427 In Latin America
#3542 of 6,663 In the World

EAFIT University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 1 0
1991 0 2
1992 1 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 1
1995 1 4
1996 2 4
1997 1 10
1998 0 11
1999 2 12
2000 3 14
2001 6 18
2002 5 38
2003 14 27
2004 7 36
2005 14 51
2006 35 63
2007 22 68
2008 29 106
2009 32 94
2010 43 116
2011 49 121
2012 63 177
2013 72 209
2014 77 260
2015 92 328
2016 93 381
2017 91 460
2018 94 597
2019 100 779
2020 134 1028
2021 152 1684
2022 117 1900

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Paleontology 11 147 2465
Evolutionary Biology 11 144 2609
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 18 216 2671
Nanotechnology 12 141 3063
Botany 24 243 3246
Agricultural Science 27 270 3520
Neuroscience 21 210 3777
Immunology 32 295 3809
Biochemistry 26 255 4088
Genetics 29 274 4193

Economics rankings

EAFIT University ranked 4th for Economics in Colombia and 1182nd in the World with 1,219 publications made and 5,924 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, International Trade.

Economics ranking Location
#4 of 46 In Colombia
#35 of 365 In Latin America
#1182 of 5,789 In the World

EAFIT University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1992 0 1
1993 2 1
1994 3 3
1995 0 11
1996 1 7
1997 1 17
1998 0 23
1999 3 23
2000 1 30
2001 3 32
2002 8 41
2003 17 44
2004 10 57
2005 11 59
2006 11 59
2007 22 57
2008 30 69
2009 34 68
2010 45 98
2011 73 113
2012 80 128
2013 84 128
2014 72 190
2015 88 217
2016 83 219
2017 86 236
2018 78 302
2019 88 361
2020 92 544
2021 104 887
2022 62 909

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
International Trade 1 16 869
Investment Banking and Stock trading 1 18 924
International Relations and Diplomacy 7 40 950
Political Economy 7 47 1051
International Economics 4 32 1103
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 4 39 1317
Finance 6 42 1371
Development Studies 8 73 1862

Chemistry rankings

EAFIT University ranked 18th for Chemistry in Colombia and 3573rd in the World with 1,038 publications made and 7,025 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Petrology and Geochemistry, Physical chemistry.

Chemistry ranking Location
#18 of 48 In Colombia
#201 of 403 In Latin America
#3573 of 6,327 In the World

EAFIT University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 0 0
1991 0 2
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 1
1995 0 2
1996 2 3
1997 1 1
1998 1 5
1999 1 4
2000 0 7
2001 4 11
2002 5 13
2003 11 8
2004 7 15
2005 11 20
2006 18 24
2007 21 39
2008 20 51
2009 27 49
2010 25 83
2011 40 86
2012 51 126
2013 60 149
2014 67 179
2015 60 215
2016 68 260
2017 77 330
2018 70 471
2019 78 624
2020 94 823
2021 110 1378
2022 78 1487

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 8 88 1673
Materials Science 12 144 3033
Nanotechnology 12 141 3063
Physical chemistry 12 154 3117
Chemical Engineering 18 179 3354
Organic Chemistry 19 222 3792
Biochemistry 26 255 4088

Mathematics rankings

EAFIT University ranked 9th for Mathematics in Colombia and 2612th in the World with 1,022 publications made and 4,583 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research.

Mathematics ranking Location
#9 of 45 In Colombia
#114 of 383 In Latin America
#2612 of 6,132 In the World

EAFIT University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1993 1 1
1994 1 0
1995 0 4
1996 1 4
1997 0 8
1998 2 10
1999 1 8
2000 2 10
2001 2 20
2002 8 18
2003 13 15
2004 11 28
2005 7 36
2006 13 32
2007 18 38
2008 28 55
2009 19 47
2010 28 72
2011 37 82
2012 56 90
2013 73 105
2014 55 148
2015 64 197
2016 75 223
2017 76 238
2018 72 294
2019 87 377
2020 71 583
2021 103 1004
2022 75 1068

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 4 39 1317
Operations Research 9 68 1778
Applied Mathematics 10 107 2301
Math Teachers 11 111 2469
Statistics 9 119 2564

Art & Design rankings

EAFIT University ranked 10th for Art & Design in Colombia and 2416th in the World with 464 publications made and 1,493 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Literature, Aesthetics, Computer Graphics, Music.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#10 of 42 In Colombia
#121 of 335 In Latin America
#2416 of 5,426 In the World

EAFIT University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1996 1 4
1997 0 3
1998 1 2
1999 1 4
2000 0 10
2001 4 12
2002 5 13
2003 9 8
2004 4 19
2005 11 14
2006 12 21
2007 14 27
2008 7 29
2009 10 28
2010 13 39
2011 21 34
2012 31 58
2013 24 49
2014 29 57
2015 29 86
2016 24 93
2017 36 81
2018 31 105
2019 30 137
2020 42 201
2021 46 299
2022 24 319

The following table provides academic rankings for EAFIT University in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Music 3 32 888
Photography 4 49 889
Computer Graphics 5 60 1577
Fashion Design 7 105 2059
Literature 10 124 2386
Aesthetics 11 129 2595

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for EAFIT University

Speciality Colombia Latin America World Rank
Public Health 18 202 2799
Health Science 23 196 2915
Social Psychology 11 132 2975
Child Psychology 22 202 3313
Nursing 24 231 3453
Surgery 26 252 3602
Psychology 22 198 3620
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 25 235 3661
Pathology 28 257 3711
Anatomy and Physiology 27 259 3746
Medicine 27 268 3937
Psychiatry 26 253 4064