EAFIT University: Rankings

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EAFIT University ranked 8th in Colombia, 1652nd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 10 research topics. EAFIT University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 4,884 publications and 34,356 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 5 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#1652 of 14,131 In the World
#82 of 1,756 In Latin America
#8 of 190 In Colombia
#3 of 22 In Medellin
#429 of 1,000 For International Law
#503 of 1,006 For International Business
#517 of 1,019 For International Trade
#2673 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#1497 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 7 other topics

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Acceptance rate and other statistics

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

EAFIT University ranked 7th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Colombia and 1142nd in the World with 856 publications made and 7,784 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Sociology, Demography, Philosophy, Law.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 45 In Colombia
#64 of 367 In Latin America
#1142 of 5,073 In the World

EAFIT University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 0
1993 1 3
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 4 1
1997 2 0
1998 0 0
1999 1 0
2000 2 0
2001 3 0
2002 3 0
2003 15 5
2004 8 0
2005 13 4
2006 22 220
2007 14 1
2008 24 1
2009 28 9
2010 41 6
2011 51 5
2012 88 171
2013 55 45
2014 58 11
2015 46 10
2016 62 36
2017 65 26
2018 54 31
2019 67 16
2020 63 20
2021 63 75
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
International Law 3 9 429
Human Rights Law 9 34 544
Philosophy 7 56 574
International Relations and Diplomacy 7 34 751
Criminology and Criminal Justice 7 37 918
Political Science 10 63 922
Sociology 6 61 926
Library and Information science 8 72 928
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 7 40 962
Law 8 36 1018
Genealogy 14 67 1057
Demography 8 80 1270
Communications and Public Relations 7 50 1407

Business

EAFIT University ranked 7th for Business in Colombia and 1355th in the World with 615 publications made and 2,421 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 34 In Colombia
#49 of 256 In Latin America
#1355 of 4,001 In the World

EAFIT University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 1 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 1 0
2001 0 0
2002 8 1
2003 10 0
2004 6 1
2005 9 4
2006 6 0
2007 7 1
2008 17 2
2009 36 2
2010 35 29
2011 46 11
2012 62 8
2013 40 33
2014 49 33
2015 45 29
2016 50 18
2017 38 36
2018 32 14
2019 39 30
2020 38 29
2021 37 13
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
International Business 1 11 503
International Trade 1 10 517
Entrepreneurship 4 18 700
Management 3 25 761
Risk Management 4 22 825
Tax Law 5 32 948
Actuarial Science 5 21 984
Investment Banking and Stock trading 2 25 1011
Finance 4 23 1057
Management Information Systems 5 48 1277
Marketing 3 29 1332

Engineering

EAFIT University ranked 12th for Engineering in Colombia and 2530th in the World with 547 publications made and 2,795 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Product and Industrial Design, Automotive Engineering, Landscape Architecture.

Rank Ranking
#12 of 39 In Colombia
#116 of 286 In Latin America
#2530 of 4,624 In the World

EAFIT University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2000 1 0
2001 3 0
2002 4 4
2003 3 0
2004 5 1
2005 7 8
2006 7 2
2007 10 12
2008 15 1
2009 11 4
2010 18 12
2011 16 3
2012 39 12
2013 45 19
2014 54 20
2015 42 35
2016 42 27
2017 44 76
2018 39 50
2019 47 44
2020 54 45
2021 41 19
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Product and Industrial Design 1 18 707
Automotive Engineering 2 22 878
Landscape Architecture 5 53 1127
Optical Engineering 7 64 1636
Materials Science 12 131 2699

Environmental Science

EAFIT University ranked 9th for Environmental Science in Colombia and 1676th in the World with 543 publications made and 3,957 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Oceanography, Paleontology.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 38 In Colombia
#122 of 325 In Latin America
#1676 of 4,023 In the World

EAFIT University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1996 5 1
1997 2 0
1998 1 0
1999 1 0
2000 3 18
2001 4 0
2002 5 4
2003 14 8
2004 8 0
2005 11 11
2006 22 50
2007 14 2
2008 20 9
2009 17 2
2010 16 13
2011 29 4
2012 59 9
2013 42 29
2014 38 9
2015 33 28
2016 55 50
2017 32 75
2018 19 15
2019 31 30
2020 26 28
2021 35 21
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Oceanography 2 35 535
Paleontology 4 58 893
Geography and Cartography 11 104 956
Geology 3 52 1068

Economics

EAFIT University ranked 6th for Economics in Colombia and 1224th in the World with 428 publications made and 1,223 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Development Studies, Finance, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 23 In Colombia
#42 of 163 In Latin America
#1224 of 3,039 In the World

EAFIT University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 1 3
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 1 0
1998 1 0
1999 1 0
2000 0 0
2001 0 0
2002 3 0
2003 6 0
2004 4 1
2005 5 0
2006 4 1
2007 8 0
2008 11 1
2009 19 2
2010 25 4
2011 28 6
2012 39 4
2013 31 8
2014 38 33
2015 36 26
2016 34 6
2017 29 11
2018 24 17
2019 21 7
2020 30 14
2021 27 9
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
International Trade 1 10 517
International Economics 2 15 669
International Relations and Diplomacy 7 34 751
Actuarial Science 5 21 984
Investment Banking and Stock trading 2 25 1011
Finance 4 23 1057
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 4 32 1067
Development Studies 8 51 1137

Computer Science

EAFIT University ranked 13th for Computer Science in Colombia and 2459th in the World with 311 publications made and 1,598 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Library and Information science, Computer Graphics.

Rank Ranking
#13 of 36 In Colombia
#103 of 266 In Latin America
#2459 of 4,392 In the World

EAFIT University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2002 2 1
2003 5 6
2004 2 1
2005 5 1
2006 2 1
2007 7 1
2008 11 1
2009 14 1
2010 12 7
2011 15 17
2012 31 5
2013 27 31
2014 27 13
2015 16 10
2016 20 25
2017 19 18
2018 18 19
2019 22 7
2020 24 29
2021 32 13
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Library and Information science 8 72 928
Computer Graphics 2 20 974
Management Information Systems 5 48 1277
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 13 107 2363

Mathematics

EAFIT University ranked 8th for Mathematics in Colombia and 1895th in the World with 266 publications made and 724 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 22 In Colombia
#71 of 182 In Latin America
#1895 of 3,376 In the World

EAFIT University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 1 0
1999 0 0
2000 0 0
2001 0 0
2002 4 1
2003 3 0
2004 3 1
2005 2 0
2006 3 0
2007 2 0
2008 9 1
2009 10 3
2010 11 10
2011 14 3
2012 20 4
2013 18 9
2014 21 8
2015 22 7
2016 26 5
2017 19 8
2018 11 6
2019 15 6
2020 33 14
2021 18 7
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Actuarial Science 5 21 984
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 4 32 1067

Physics

EAFIT University ranked 10th for Physics in Colombia and 2861st in the World with 239 publications made and 1,344 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#10 of 26 In Colombia
#143 of 227 In Latin America
#2861 of 4,082 In the World

EAFIT University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2001 3 0
2002 1 3
2003 1 0
2004 5 1
2005 2 7
2006 2 0
2007 6 3
2008 3 0
2009 3 2
2010 6 2
2011 9 4
2012 13 4
2013 24 11
2014 27 14
2015 17 21
2016 21 20
2017 22 10
2018 13 27
2019 18 18
2020 21 26
2021 22 16
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Optical Engineering 7 64 1636
Materials Science 12 131 2699

Art & Design

EAFIT University ranked 9th for Art & Design in Colombia and 1709th in the World with 125 publications made and 438 citations received. Main research topics: Music, Performing arts, Computer Graphics, Cinematography, Singing and Vocal Performance.

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

Rank Ranking
#9 of 22 In Colombia
#82 of 171 In Latin America
#1709 of 2,700 In the World

EAFIT University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2002 2 1
2003 2 0
2004 0 0
2005 3 1
2006 2 0
2007 7 1
2008 1 0
2009 3 0
2010 10 2
2011 6 14
2012 13 2
2013 11 2
2014 10 4
2015 13 1
2016 7 1
2017 7 1
2018 6 0
2019 3 17
2020 10 7
2021 8 1
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Music 2 31 874
Photography 6 45 941
Cinematography 7 81 971
Computer Graphics 2 20 974
Performing arts 14 102 977
Singing and Vocal Performance 5 47 989
Landscape Architecture 5 53 1127

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for EAFIT University

Speciality Colombia Latin America World Rank
Psychology 22 178 2841
Chemistry 13 169 3208
Biology 30 262 3522
Medicine 32 286 4118