Francisco Jose de Caldas District University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2170 of 14,131 In the World
#124 of 1,756 In Latin America
#12 of 190 In Colombia
#5 of 72 In Bogota
#560 of 1,378 For Education Majors

Quick Review

Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Spanish
Acceptance rate
29%*

* Francisco Jose de Caldas District University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes 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 CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; August-December)
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio13:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,850
Citations
11,997

Francisco Jose de Caldas District University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
781 / 2,753
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
739 / 1,653
Computer Science
656 / 1,254
Environmental Science
515 / 2,564
Geography and Cartography
316 / 1,183
Business
288 / 462
Biology
262 / 1,329
Sociology
253 / 838
Psychology
229 / 1,097
Mathematics
219 / 605
Art & Design
212 / 273
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
195 / 386
Education Majors
169 / 820
Physics
139 / 576
Political Science
138 / 285
Automation and Control engineering
118 / 586
Chemistry
108 / 655
Medicine
96 / 417
Ecology
94 / 1,356
Electronic Engineering
93 / 393
Computer Networking
88 / 99
Math Teachers
84 / 330
Philosophy
84 / 53
Materials Science
83 / 462
Economics
79 / 304
Environmental Management
77 / 285
Botany
71 / 508
Demography
68 / 179
Telecommunications
67 / 145
Forestry
53 / 171
Zoology
52 / 202
Management Information Systems
51 / 39
Creative Writing
49 / 75
Electrical Engineering
47 / 122
Blockchain and Cryptography
45 / 87
Computer Vision
42 / 73
Renewable Energy Engineering
42 / 387
Data Science
41 / 81
Operations Research
40 / 120
Machine Learning
38 / 142

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 8
1992 15 10
1993 4 3
1994 3 3
1995 17 2
1996 17 1
1997 18 2
1998 33 7
1999 43 3
2000 82 11
2001 71 17
2002 80 9
2003 73 5
2004 85 18
2005 70 25
2006 144 29
2007 134 44
2008 203 80
2009 255 149
2010 291 205
2011 375 280
2012 472 460
2013 537 730
2014 577 885
2015 644 1071
2016 613 1108
2017 613 1105
2018 490 1454
2019 383 1764
2020 358 2259
2021 247 2799

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Profesional Universitario Agricultural Engineering, Archiving, Art Education, Automation and Control Engineering, Biology, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Dance, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Forestry, Geological Engineering, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Journalism, Mass Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Physics, Preschool Education, Production Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Science Education, Sports Management, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Visual Arts
Especialización Bioengineering, Construction Engineering, Development Studies, Education, Educational Technology, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Road Transport, Transport and Communications
Maestría Communication Studies, Education, Educational Technology, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Peace and Disarmament
Doctorado Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Social Studies

Notable alumni

  1. Carlos Eduardo Guevara Villabón

    Carlos Eduardo Guevara Villabón
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Carlos Eduardo Guevara Villabón is a Colombian Industrial engineer and politician. He was Councillor of the Bogotá City Council from 2009 to 2011 in replacement of Carlos Alberto Baena. In 2011 he ran for Mayor of Bogotá, D.C. as candidate of the Mira party. In 2014 he was elected to the Congress of Colombia as Representative of Bogotá for the 2014-2017 term. In 2018 he was elected Senator with over 66,000 votes. In this year he was also appointed Party Chairman in replacement of Carlos Alberto Baena.

General info

Alternative names UDFJC
Francisco José de Caldas District University
Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
Founded 1950
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación Nacional; Ministerio de Justicia
Motto Ubi Veritas Ibi Libertas
Where there is truth there is freedom
Colors red, yellow

Location and Contacts

Address Carrera 7 No. 40-53, Piso 10
Bogotá, Bogota
Colombia
City population 7,744,000
Phone +57 (1) 323 9300
Fax +57 (1) 310 5235

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