Northern University: Statistics
|#1759 of 14,131||In the World|
|#95 of 1,756||In Latin America|
|#9 of 190||In Colombia|
|#1 of 11||In Barranquilla|
|#579 of 1,000||For Nuclear Engineering|
- Acceptance rate
- Highest Degree
Acceptance rate & Admissions
|Admissions Requirements||Secondary school certificate (bachillerato) or equivalent, State examination (ICFES), admission test and entrance examination|
|Academic Calendar||January to December (January - May; July-December)|
We've calculated the 21% acceptance rate for Northern 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.
Northern University has published 4,668 scientific papers with 35,843 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Medicine, Engineering, Business, Geography and Cartography, Psychology, Political Science, Biology, and Computer Science.
Northern University majors
by publication & citation count
Annual publication & citation counts
|Local studetns||4m. per semester (COP)|
Northern University has financial aid programs.
Programs and Degrees
|Profesional Universitario||Accountancy, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Geology, Government, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Modern Languages, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology|
|Especialización||Administrative Law, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Computer Networks, Constitutional Law, Construction Engineering, Development Studies, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, European Studies, Family Studies, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Health Administration, Higher Education Teacher Training, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Insurance, International Business, Labour Law, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Health, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Pedagogy, Political Sciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Law, Radiology, Road Engineering, Safety Engineering, Social Welfare, Social Work, Software Engineering, Structural Architecture, Taxation, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Engineering, Transport Management|
|Maestría||Applied Physics, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Epidemiology, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Government, History, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Law, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Occupational Health, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Public Law, Regional Planning, Social and Community Services, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning|
|Doctorado||Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences|
- Born in
- 1966-.. (age 57)
- civil engineerengineerpolitician
Alejandro Char Chaljub, commonly known as Alex Char, is a Colombian politician. He served two terms as Mayor of Barranquilla from 2008 to 2011 and 2016 to 2019. A civil engineer and member of the Radical Change Party, he was councilor for the Liberal Party in 1997 and in 2000 ran for the Governorship of the Department of Atlántico. Initial ballot results gave victory to his contender Ventura Díaz Mejía, but after a lengthy and often criticized process, the Administrative Supreme Court of Colombia reviewed the election results and found Char to be rightful winner of the race and allowed him to serve the remaining period of his term in 2003.
Jéssica de la Peña
- Born in
- United States
- 1977-.. (age 46)
- journalistnews presenter
Jéssica Annais de la Peña Camargo is a Colombian television presenter and journalist.
- Born in
- 1972-.. (age 51)
Elsa Margarita Noguera de la Espriella is a Colombian politician. She was the vice presidential nominee for the Radical Change in 2010, and in 2012 she was elected mayor of Barranquilla, the capital of Atlantico. She later served as the Minister of Housing, City and Territory. In 2020 she was elected the governor of the Atlantico Department, where Barranquilla is located.
- Born in
- 1976-.. (age 47)
- real estate agentjournalistactor
Natalia Andrea is a Colombian journalist and news anchor in the United States, three time Emmy Award winner, news anchor for "Mega News" on Mega TV and "TV Realtor" at Real Estate TV show "Esta Es Tu Casa" on Mega TV network, previously affiliated to Univision Network, and the show Primer Impacto.
Manuel Antonio Virgüez
- Born in
- 1969-.. (age 54)
Manuel Antonio Virgüez Piraquive is a Colombian lawyer and politician, who served as Senator of Colombia as member of the MIRA party from 2006 to 2014.
Northern University faculties and divisions
|Centre : Urban and Regional Studies||Regional Studies, Urban Studies|
|Department/Division : Basic Sciences||Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics|
|Department/Division : Engineering||Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering|
|Department/Division : Health Sciences||Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing|
|Department/Division : Humanities and Social Sciences||Arts and Humanities, Economics, History, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Sciences|
|Department/Division : Law, Political Science and International Relations||International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Political Sciences|
|Department/Division : Music||Music|
|Institute : Education||Education|
|Institute : Languages||Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish|
|School : Architecture, Urbanism and Design||Architecture, Design, Town Planning|
|School : Business||Finance, International Business, Marketing|
|Alternative names||UNINORTE |
Universidad del Norte
|Accreditation||Gobernación Departamento del Atlántico; Consejo Nacional de Acreditación; Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) for Industrial and Mechanical undergraduate programmes; SACS; EQUIS|
Location and contacts
|Address|| Km.5 Vía Puerto Colombia |