National University of La Plata Rankings

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In the World#384 of 14178
In Latin America#14 of 1756
In Argentina#2 of 127
In La Plata#1 of 4
In Art#51 of 5,495

Quick Review

Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
33,886
Citations
612,439

National University of La Plata majors

by publication count

Biology
5,316
Chemistry
5,272
Physics
4,379
Art
2,272
Geography
1,742
Philosophy
1,474
Materials science
1,468
Medicine
1,173
Computer science
1,094
Geology
1,079
Political science
1,038
Mathematics
1,036
Sociology
640
Environmental science
373
Engineering
355
Economics
261
Psychology
240
History
155
Business
111

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art1451,818
Physics180231,475
Philosophy3371,055
Geology36219,755
Geography37110,569
Chemistry49897,986
Biology64892,829
Mathematics71517,520
Environmental science7417,401
Political science7481,822
Materials science76927,535
Economics8185,655
Engineering10155,506
Computer science106410,962
Medicine113117,606
Sociology11401,498
History126170
Business2114551
Psychology23421,374

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990208741
1991202814
1992168925
1993196941
19942311087
19952641095
19963191236
19973801513
19983891993
19994562548
20005462982
20015983892
20026064562
20036445675
20046666413
20057577311
20068749246
200793011081
2008101913029
2009123115512
2010131117357
2011153124645
2012179736132
2013177144105
2014183944554
2015194453611
2016206154147
2017188245899
2018194242080
2019204946460
2020148745659

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) or equivalent. Foreign qualifications are recognized if covered by formal international agreements
Academic CalendarMarch to November (March - June; June-September; September-November)
Enrollment45,000
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio9:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500$500

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+
LicenciaturaAdministration, Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, History, Library Science, Mathematics, Music, Painting and Drawing, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Sculpture, Zoology
DoctoradoArchitecture, Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Geology, Geophysics, History, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Social Sciences, Town Planning, Veterinary Science

General info

Alternative namesUNLP
Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Founded1905
WikipediaNational University of La Plata
AccreditationMinisterio de Educación, Cultura, Ciencia y Tecnología, Argentina
MottoPro Scientia et Patria
For Science and the Motherland
Academic structureFaculty of Architecture and Urbanism
Faculty of Fine Arts
Faculty of Agrarian and Forest Sciences
Faculty of Astronomical and Geophysical Sciences
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Exact Sciences
Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Museum
Faculty of Veterinary Sciences
Faculty of Humanities and Educational Sciences
Faculty of Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Journalism and Social Communication
Faculty of Social Work
Affiliations and membershipsAsociación de Universidades Grupo Montevídeo (AUGM)
Unión de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
Red de Macrouniversidades de América Latina y el Caribe (RedMacro)
Asociación de Universidades Iberoamericanas de Posgrado (AUIP)

Location and Contacts

AddressCalle 7 N 776
La Plata, Buenos Aires, B1900
Argentina
City population714,000
Phone+54 (221) 423 6412
Fax+54 (221) 425 5224

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