National University of Litoral: Statistics

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#1466 of 14,131 In the World
#67 of 1,756 In Latin America
#5 of 127 In Argentina
#1 of 2 In Santa Fe
#240 of 1,514 For Nutrition and Food Science
Top50% For 12 other topics

Quick Review

Enrollment
32,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
unl.edu.ar
Languages
Spanish
Acceptance rate
42%*

* The National University of Litoral 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)
Academic CalendarMarch to February
Enrollment32,500
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,970
Citations
94,199

National University of Litoral majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
1,445 / 34,581
Chemistry
1,370 / 32,818
Engineering
844 / 16,375
Environmental Science
650 / 11,659
Physics
519 / 8,199
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
497 / 3,675
Medicine
461 / 6,432
Materials Science
401 / 5,341
Nutrition and Food Science
311 / 10,303
Ecology
194 / 3,796
Microbiology
192 / 6,376
Chemical Engineering
182 / 3,356
Biochemistry
182 / 5,529
Inorganic Chemistry
175 / 4,998
Geography and Cartography
168 / 751
Political Science
165 / 120
Computer Science
157 / 2,151
Botany
151 / 3,667
Demography
128 / 2,960
Organic Chemistry
119 / 2,445
Mathematics
111 / 2,622
Business
101 / 864
Zoology
98 / 1,741
Automation and Control engineering
97 / 1,460
Agricultural Science
89 / 1,621
Philosophy
81 / 31
Radiochemistry
81 / 1,301
Molecular Biology
76 / 1,824
Horticulture
75 / 978
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
70 / 1,002
Art & Design
70 / 681
Virology
69 / 693
Genetics
66 / 2,362
Immunology
66 / 1,604
Geology
65 / 1,406
Veterinary
62 / 921
Hydrology and Water resources management
62 / 1,551
Applied Mathematics
60 / 1,567
Animal Science
59 / 1,075
Sociology
59 / 437

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 24 72
1992 18 89
1993 16 90
1994 28 93
1995 27 101
1996 44 128
1997 46 151
1998 56 179
1999 75 346
2000 95 457
2001 86 537
2002 100 713
2003 127 898
2004 125 1196
2005 147 1489
2006 172 2003
2007 226 2555
2008 205 3016
2009 253 3577
2010 261 4066
2011 358 4873
2012 351 5498
2013 355 6183
2014 380 6844
2015 438 7315
2016 460 7202
2017 531 7910
2018 463 7542
2019 446 9221
2020 566 10880
2021 493 13161

Tuition

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

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

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 +
Licenciatura Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Education, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Midwifery, Music, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physics, Podiatry, Science Education, Social Sciences, Teacher Training, Technology, Theatre, Town Planning, Veterinary Science
Especialización Accountancy, Administrative Law, Agriculture, Business Administration, Cattle Breeding, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Crop Production, Dairy, Education, Environmental Management, Fiscal Law, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, Higher Education Teacher Training, Law, Management, Mathematics Education, Occupational Therapy, Social Sciences, Welfare and Protective Services
Maestría Administration, Administrative Law, Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Architecture, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Criminology, Crop Production, Educational Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Management, Finance, Health Sciences, Higher Education Teacher Training, Human Rights, Law, Mathematics, Physics, Public Administration, Science Education, Social Sciences, Water Management
Doctorado Agriculture, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Educational Sciences, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology, Law, Mathematics, Public Administration, Science Education, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Veterinary Science

National University of Litoral alumni

  1. Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni

    Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    judgelawyercriminologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni is an Argentine judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, elected in 2016. He served as a member of the Supreme Court of Argentina from 2003 until 2015, when he resigned due to age restrictions to hold the position.

  2. Juan José Saer

    Juan José Saer
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1937-2005 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    writernovelist
    Biography

    Juan José Saer was an Argentine writer, considered one of the most important in Latin American literature and in Spanish-language literature of the 20th century. He is considered the most important writer of Argentina after Jorge Luis Borges (according to Martin Kohan) and the best Argentine writer of the second half of the 20th century (according to Beatriz Sarlo). Four of his novels - La Pesquisa, El Entenado, La Grande and Glosa - appear on various lists made by Latin American and Spanish writers and critics of the best 100 books in the Spanish language of the last 25 years For his novel La Ocasión he won the Nadal Prize in 1987. In 1990, he won the Silver Condor Award for Best Original Screenplay for the film Las Veredas de Saturno.

  3. Ricardo Lorenzetti

    Ricardo Lorenzetti
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Ricardo Luis Lorenzetti is an Argentine judge graduated from the National University of the Littoral, Argentina, with a long national and international career. He used to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Argentina (2007-2018), proposed by President Néstor Kirchner and approved by the Senate, assuming his position on December 12, 2004, covering the vacancy caused by the resignation of Justice Adolfo Vázquez. On November 7, 2006, he was appointed Chief Justice, officiated as of January 1, 2007. Currently, he is one of the five Justices of the Supreme Court. He was President of the Commission for the preparation of the Parliamentary Act to reform, update and unify the Civil and Commercial Codes of the Argentine Nation, Presidential Decree 191/2011.

  4. Gustavo Adolfo Valdés

    Gustavo Adolfo Valdés
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Gustavo Adolfo Valdés is an Argentine Radical Civic Union politician who is currently governor of Corrientes Province, since 10 December 2017. Previously, from 2013 to 2017, he was a National Deputy for Corrientes.

General info

Alternative names UNL
Universidad Nacional del Litoral
Founded 1919
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology
Motto Lux indeficiens
Inextinguishable Light
Colors clean river blue, white
Academic structure Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism
Faculty of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Economic Sciences
Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences
Faculty of Veterinary Sciences
Faculty of Humanities and Sciences
Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Water Sciences

Location and Contacts

Address Boulevard Pellegrini 2750
Santa Fe, Santa Fe, S3000
Argentina
City population 406,000
Phone +54 (342) 457 1110 / 19
Fax +54 (342) 457 1110 int. 254

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