National Autonomous University of Honduras: Statistics



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#3016 of 14,131 In the World
#187 of 1,756 In Latin America
#1 of 12 In Honduras
#1 of 8 In Tegucigalpa
#1150 of 1,273 For Epidemiology
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Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate79%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) or equivalent
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; June-October; October-December)

We've calculated the 79% acceptance rate for National Autonomous University of Honduras 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

National Autonomous University of Honduras has published 2,798 scientific papers with 19,120 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, Environmental Science, Political Science, Geography and Cartography, Pathology, Chemistry, and Genetics.


National Autonomous University of Honduras majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,975 / 9,098
1,614 / 5,311
1,092 / 16,627
1,012 / 15,467
Environmental Science
996 / 5,761
Political Science
792 / 5,241
Geography and Cartography
677 / 3,911
519 / 10,224
474 / 11,400
474 / 9,705
453 / 4,326
Computer Science
451 / 6,633
433 / 3,045
401 / 5,856
372 / 3,192
362 / 2,615
350 / 7,214
330 / 10,515
318 / 5,621
Public Health
263 / 5,672
263 / 2,166
257 / 4,942
246 / 6,911
241 / 1,211
237 / 5,417
231 / 6,497
216 / 3,826
Quantum and Particle physics
210 / 1,314
191 / 3,709
180 / 2,463
161 / 1,205
Organic Chemistry
159 / 979
157 / 1,490
157 / 3,489
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
148 / 339
146 / 1,110
143 / 723
137 / 1,617
137 / 4,113
Materials Science
118 / 985

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 13 23
1992 2 5
1993 6 8
1994 4 11
1995 10 11
1996 6 18
1997 5 35
1998 12 40
1999 6 60
2000 5 50
2001 4 57
2002 7 52
2003 5 79
2004 9 98
2005 15 112
2006 7 158
2007 12 158
2008 35 189
2009 41 206
2010 51 283
2011 59 334
2012 68 531
2013 92 595
2014 55 705
2015 185 826
2016 162 764
2017 142 882
2018 197 994
2019 300 1135
2020 262 2749
2021 291 2883
2022 300 2393
2023 336 2195
Academic rankings

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by National Autonomous University of Honduras.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes No
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes No
Técnico Administration, Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Business Administration, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, Hotel and Restaurant, Metallurgical Engineering, Native Language Education, Primary Education, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Special Education, Surveying and Mapping
Licenciatura Accountancy, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Management, Anthropology, Aquaculture, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Banking, Biology, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Dentistry, Development Studies, Ecology, Economics, English, Finance, Forestry, French, Geology, History, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, International Business, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Music, Natural Resources, Nursing, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Surveying and Mapping, Taxation, Tourism
Maestría Animal Husbandry, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Business Administration, Business Computing, Clinical Psychology, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Cultural Studies, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Economics, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Engineering, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, Geology, History, Human Resources, Human Rights, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Insurance, International Business, International Studies, Literature, Management, Marine Transport, Maritime Law, Marketing, Mathematics, Native Language Education, Pharmacy, Physics, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Public Administration, Regional Planning, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistics, Telecommunications Services, Water Science
Doctorado Business Administration, Development Studies

National Autonomous University of Honduras alumni

  1. Tiburcio Carías

    Tiburcio Carías
    Born in
    Honduras Flag Honduras
    1876-1969 (aged 93)

    Tiburcio Carías Andino was a Honduran politician and military officer with the rank of major general. He served as the 38th president of Honduras, briefly in 1924 as constitutional president and later in the form of a dictatorial regime from 1933 until 1949. He was elected president of Honduras in the midst of the Great Depression. He strengthened the Armed Forces, maintained the support of the banana companies by opposing strikes, strongly aligned its government with that of the United States, and kept the country in strict adherence to debt payments.

  2. Porfirio Lobo Sosa

    Porfirio Lobo Sosa
    Born in
    Honduras Flag Honduras
    1947-.. (age 77)
    farmerpoliticiantaekwondo athlete

    Porfirio Lobo Sosa also known by his nickname, Pepe Lobo, is a former Honduran politician and agricultural landowner who served as President of Honduras from 2010 to 2014. A member of the conservative National Party and a former deputy in the National Congress of Honduras from 1990, he was president of the National Congress of Honduras from 2002 to 2006. He came second to Manuel Zelaya with 46% of the vote in the 2005 general election. After the military ousted Zelaya in a coup d'état, Lobo was elected president in the 2009 presidential election and took office on 27 January 2010.

  3. Ramón Villeda Morales

    Ramón Villeda Morales
    Born in
    Honduras Flag Honduras
    1909-1971 (aged 62)

    José Ramón Adolfo Villeda Morales served as President of Honduras from 1957 to 1963. He was also known by the nickname, "Pajarito".

  4. Juan Manuel Gálvez

    Juan Manuel Gálvez
    Born in
    Honduras Flag Honduras
    1887-1972 (aged 85)

    Juan Manuel Gálvez Durón was President of Honduras from 1 January 1949 until 5 December 1954. His election, for the National Party of Honduras (PNH), ended the 16-year dictatorship of Tiburcio Carías Andino.

All 32 notable alumni

National Autonomous University of Honduras faculties and divisions

Campus : Aguan Valley Regional University Centre (UNAH-TEC AGUÁN) Agricultural Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, Finance
Campus : Atlantic Coast Regional University Centre (UNAH-CURLA) Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Business Administration, Ecology, Forestry, Marine Science and Oceanography, Nursing, Tourism
Campus : Central Regional University Centre (UNAH-CURC) Food Technology
Campus : Danlí Technological Centre (UNAH-TEC Danlí) Agricultural Business, Agricultural Engineering, Business Administration, Business Computing, Nursing
Campus : Higher Education Technological Institute in Tela (ITES-TELA-UNAH) Development Studies, Finance, Food Technology
Campus : Northeastern Regional University Centre (UNAH-CURNO) Agricultural Business, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Economics, Forestry, International Business, Journalism, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Social Sciences, Sports
Campus : Pacific Coast Regional University Centre (UNAH-CURLP) Agricultural Engineering, Aquaculture, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, International Business, Natural Resources
Campus : Sula Valley Regional University Centre (UNAH-VS) Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Economics, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Social Sciences
Campus : Western Regional University Centre (UNAH-CUROC) Agricultural Business, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Development Studies, International Business, Nursing, Pedagogy, Tourism
Faculty : Arts and Humanities Architecture, Educational Sciences, English, Foreign Languages Education, French, Native Language Education, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Spanish
Faculty : Chemistry and Pharmacy Chemistry, Pharmacy
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Economic, Administrative and Accounting Sciences Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Business Computing, Economics, Finance, Food Science, Marketing, Public Administration, Taxation
Faculty : Engineering Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Medicine Medicine, Nursing, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy
Faculty : Science Biology, Mathematics, Metallurgical Engineering, Microbiology, Physics
Faculty : Social Sciences Development Studies, History, Journalism, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology
Faculty : Space Science Astronomy and Space Science

General information

Alternative names UNAH
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
Founded 1847
Accreditation Secretaría de Educación (SE)
Motto Lucem Aspicio
Aspire to light
Colors blue, yellow

Location and contacts

Address Boulevard Suyapa Ciudad Universitaria
Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazán
City population 1,683,000

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