National University of Colombia Rankings

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In the World#269 of 14178
In Latin America#9 of 1756
In Colombia#1 of 190
In Bogota#1 of 72
In Philosophy#26 of 5,138

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
54,560
Citations
327,302

National University of Colombia majors

by publication count

Biology
7,283
Medicine
4,736
Philosophy
4,271
Geography
4,161
Chemistry
4,005
Physics
3,361
Art
3,187
Computer science
2,487
Political science
2,483
Materials science
2,482
Mathematics
2,118
Engineering
1,504
Psychology
1,234
Sociology
1,155
Environmental science
1,001
Geology
708
Business
649
Economics
541
History
206

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy487,712
Art664,881
Geography24018,076
Political science3995,589
Environmental science42517,969
Geology5968,152
Engineering67611,371
Physics75517,258
Biology76563,548
Sociology7713,617
Mathematics80913,558
Medicine85138,006
Chemistry87838,494
Business9014,304
Computer science92015,088
Materials science103816,375
History1067108
Economics11022,857
Psychology14505,255

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990235182
1991275145
1992293218
1993370268
1994274312
1995427289
1996387345
1997442392
1998461437
1999540547
2000590833
2001719978
20027171410
20036861710
20048542097
200511732813
200615613492
200718194588
200820186257
200923567715
2010268810211
2011306112997
2012339615630
2013338319050
2014346522733
2015374324807
2016343725076
2017320626884
2018275326988
2019287235337
2020221641914

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; August-December)
Enrollment45,000
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio14:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$1,750
International students$500$500

National University of Colombia has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Profesional UniversitarioAgriculture, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Law, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Social Sciences
EspecializaciónAdministrative Law, Anaesthesiology, Art Education, Computer Engineering, Criminal Law, Dentistry, Dermatology, Electrical Engineering, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Food Science, Food Technology, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Occupational Health, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Periodontics, Physical Therapy, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Administration, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Statistics, Stomatology, Surgery, Urology, Veterinary Science
MaestríaAccountancy, Administration, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Art Therapy, Astronomy and Space Science, Automation and Control Engineering, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Conducting, Construction Engineering, Criminal Law, Design, Economics, Education, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, Genetics, Geology, Geophysics, Industrial Engineering, Law, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Meteorology, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Music Education, Neurosciences, Nursing, Occupational Health, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Plant Pathology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Regional Planning, Science Education, Social and Preventive Medicine, Sociology, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning, Toxicology, Tropical Medicine, Urban Studies, Veterinary Science, Writing
DoctoradoAesthetics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art Criticism, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Entomology, Genetics, Horticulture, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Plant Pathology, Psychology, Public Health, Social Sciences, Vegetable Production, Veterinary Science

General info

Alternative namesUNAL
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Founded1867
WikipediaNational University of Colombia
AccreditationConsejo Nacional de Acreditación
MottoInter Aulas Academia quaere verum
Search for the truth in the academy classrooms
Colorsgreen, blue, red, yellow, brown
Academic structureFaculty of Arts
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Human Sciences
Faculty of Law, Political and Social Sciences
Faculty of Nursing
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Architecture
Faculty of Mines
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Engineering and Administration
Affiliations and membershipsAsociación Colombiana para el Avance de la Ciencia (ACAC)
Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
Asociación Columbus

Location and Contacts

AddressCarrera 45 No. 26-85
Bogotá, Bogota
Colombia
City population7,744,000
Phone+57 (1) 316 5469
Fax+57 (1) 3165297

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