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#3208 of 14,131 In the World
#198 of 1,756 In Latin America
#21 of 190 In Colombia
#9 of 72 In Bogota
#721 of 1,010 For Human Rights Law
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Acceptance rate
15%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate15%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; July-December)

We've calculated the 15% acceptance rate for Free University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Free University has published 4,044 scientific papers with 5,643 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science, Medicine, Environmental Science, Biology, Geography and Cartography, Sociology, Law, and Computer Science.

Publications
4,044
Citations
5,643

Free University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,285 / 3,315
Philosophy
2,830 / 2,209
Political Science
1,875 / 1,826
Medicine
994 / 2,666
Environmental Science
976 / 1,771
Biology
843 / 3,086
Geography and Cartography
735 / 941
Sociology
695 / 1,109
Law
664 / 1,207
Computer Science
485 / 1,112
Engineering
462 / 1,427
Pathology
432 / 1,679
Psychology
431 / 1,272
Chemistry
396 / 2,399
Geology
381 / 590
Business
359 / 631
Physics
355 / 1,212
Genetics
351 / 1,715
Economics
311 / 451
History
305 / 433
Archaeology
275 / 392
Mathematics
265 / 1,438
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
252 / 159
Biochemistry
250 / 1,819
Surgery
245 / 1,120
Ecology
230 / 857
Paleontology
223 / 459
Statistics
220 / 1,356
Psychiatry
217 / 978
Quantum and Particle physics
211 / 569
Linguistics
200 / 441
Public Health
185 / 761
Immunology
184 / 362
Demography
173 / 700
Organic Chemistry
169 / 1,138
Art & Design
162 / 282
Mechanical Engineering
159 / 382
Finance
138 / 106
Development Studies
134 / 167
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
134 / 588

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 5 12
1991 2 10
1992 0 5
1993 3 10
1994 3 15
1995 4 6
1996 0 7
1997 4 12
1998 4 9
1999 2 8
2000 10 12
2001 9 13
2002 4 13
2003 11 15
2004 18 12
2005 33 18
2006 36 21
2007 33 22
2008 66 30
2009 78 57
2010 95 68
2011 144 64
2012 154 93
2013 175 137
2014 237 167
2015 332 172
2016 305 189
2017 384 221
2018 349 314
2019 353 477
2020 396 759
2021 371 1034
2022 293 986
Academic rankings

Programs and Degrees

Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Administration, Animal Husbandry, Business and Commerce, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Dietetics, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, International Business, Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Native Language Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Relations, Science Education, Social Work
Especialización Administrative Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminology, Environmental Management, Finance, Fiscal Law, Labour Law, Law, Management, Marketing, Private Law, Public Law, Sales Techniques, Service Trades, Social Welfare, Taxation
Maestría Accountancy, Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Energy Engineering, Foreign Languages Education, Higher Education Teacher Training, Labour Law, Law
Doctorado Law

Free University alumni

  1. Carlos Andrés Pérez

    Carlos Andrés Pérez
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1922-2010 (aged 88)
    Enrolled in Free University
    Studied in 1949-1950
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Carlos Andrés Pérez Rodríguez also known as CAP and often referred to as El Gocho (due to his Andean origins), was a Venezuelan politician and the president of Venezuela from 12 March 1974 to 12 March 1979 and again from 2 February 1989 to 21 May 1993. He was one of the founders of Acción Democrática, the dominant political party in Venezuela during the second half of the twentieth century.

  2. Enrique Olaya Herrera

    Enrique Olaya Herrera
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1880-1937 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    diplomatjournalistpublisherpoliticianlawyer
    Biography

    Enrique Alfredo Olaya Herrera was a Colombian journalist and politician. He served as President of Colombia from 7 August 1930 until 7 August 1934 representing the Colombian Liberal Party.

  3. León de Greiff

    León de Greiff
    Years
    1895-1976 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    journalistdiplomatmusicologistpoet
    Biography

    Francisco de Asís León Bogislao de Greiff Haeusler, was a Colombian poet known for his stylistic innovations and deliberately eclectic use of obscure lexicon. Best known simply as León de Greiff, he often used different pen names. The most popular were Leo le Gris and Gaspar Von Der Nacht. De Greiff was one of the founders of Los Panidas, a literary and artistic group established in 1915 in the city of Medellín.

  4. Jorge Barón

    Jorge Barón
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in Free University
    Studied economics
    Occupations
    television presentereconomist
    Biography

    Jorge Eliécer Barón Ortíz is a Colombian television presenter, media personality and businessman.

All 13 notable alumni

Free University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Economics, Administrative Sciences and Accountancy Accountancy, Business Administration, International Business
Faculty : Educational Sciences Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Parks and Recreation, Physical Education, Primary Education, Sports
Faculty : Engineering Computer Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Law, Political and Social Sciences Criminal Law, Labour Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law, Social Welfare
Faculty : Philosophy and Human Sciences Philosophy

General information

Alternative names Universidad Libre
Founded 1946
Accreditation Ministerio de Gobierno
Motto Scientia Fons Libertatis
Science Source of Liberty

Location and contacts

Address Calle 8a No. 5-80
Bogota, 111711
Colombia
City population 7,744,000

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