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Northern University ranked 9th in Colombia, 1796th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in 47 research topics. Northern University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 4,668 publications and 35,843 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 5 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#1796 of 14,131 In the World
#97 of 1,756 In Latin America
#9 of 190 In Colombia
#1 of 11 In Barranquilla
#579 of 1,000 For Nuclear Engineering
#739 of 1,036 For Oceanography
#751 of 2,276 For Geography and Cartography
#2962 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#2161 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence

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Acceptance rate and other statistics

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Northern University ranked 8th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Colombia and 1467th in the World with 974 publications made and 5,926 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Demography, Sociology, Education Majors, Law.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 45 In Colombia
#84 of 367 In Latin America
#1467 of 5,073 In the World

Northern University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 1 1
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 2 3
2001 1 0
2002 4 1
2003 6 14
2004 2 0
2005 5 14
2006 12 9
2007 17 11
2008 31 38
2009 30 20
2010 37 25
2011 57 30
2012 46 26
2013 60 103
2014 73 50
2015 56 25
2016 74 48
2017 89 32
2018 86 40
2019 97 68
2020 92 58
2021 89 33
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Human Rights Law 13 67 779
Urban and Regional planning 6 50 880
International Relations and Diplomacy 9 46 881
Political Science 9 62 919
Philosophy 15 111 931
Public Policy / Administration 8 77 947
Gender Studies 7 61 970
Genealogy 11 60 980
Education Majors 9 71 1029
Law 9 39 1054
Sociology 12 89 1179
Demography 10 106 1578

Environmental Science

Northern University ranked 8th for Environmental Science in Colombia and 1577th in the World with 600 publications made and 5,974 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Environmental Management, Ecology, Oceanography.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 38 In Colombia
#114 of 325 In Latin America
#1577 of 4,023 In the World

Northern University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 1
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 0 0
2001 0 0
2002 3 0
2003 3 12
2004 5 1
2005 5 20
2006 9 3
2007 16 4
2008 13 12
2009 22 18
2010 21 22
2011 26 2
2012 27 14
2013 43 108
2014 53 33
2015 46 20
2016 43 64
2017 37 123
2018 46 61
2019 57 87
2020 50 77
2021 50 30
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Oceanography 4 43 739
Geography and Cartography 7 81 751
Urban and Regional planning 6 50 880
Paleontology 6 75 1013
Geology 6 75 1417
Environmental Management 8 85 1658
Ecology 20 185 1779

Medicine

Northern University ranked 14th for Medicine in Colombia and 2108th in the World with 583 publications made and 6,428 citations received. Main research topics: Public Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN), Pediatrics.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 38 In Colombia
#128 of 334 In Latin America
#2108 of 4,739 In the World

Northern University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 1 3
1999 0 0
2000 2 3
2001 0 0
2002 4 2
2003 6 15
2004 8 22
2005 4 20
2006 9 25
2007 25 5
2008 22 44
2009 17 8
2010 17 9
2011 18 28
2012 37 58
2013 21 23
2014 29 62
2015 35 38
2016 47 102
2017 37 35
2018 35 60
2019 59 75
2020 72 46
2021 75 34
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 14 103 998
Pediatrics 14 84 1091
Public Health 11 101 1451

Engineering

Northern University ranked 11th for Engineering in Colombia and 2426th in the World with 541 publications made and 4,888 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Transportation Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Petroleum Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#11 of 39 In Colombia
#107 of 286 In Latin America
#2426 of 4,624 In the World

Northern University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2003 4 0
2004 2 0
2005 8 2
2006 12 1
2007 9 2
2008 9 2
2009 15 2
2010 16 22
2011 22 80
2012 31 40
2013 38 106
2014 33 21
2015 33 37
2016 28 49
2017 42 33
2018 39 57
2019 72 83
2020 62 82
2021 62 48
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Nuclear Engineering 2 15 579
Transportation Engineering 3 17 764
Petroleum Engineering 5 48 1010
Materials Science 10 127 2651

Business

Northern University ranked 11th for Business in Colombia and 1819th in the World with 336 publications made and 2,471 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Supply Chain Management, Entertainment Industry Business.

Rank Ranking
#11 of 34 In Colombia
#75 of 256 In Latin America
#1819 of 4,001 In the World

Northern University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2000 2 0
2001 0 0
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 2 0
2005 2 4
2006 6 2
2007 10 2
2008 7 0
2009 8 1
2010 10 1
2011 11 2
2012 27 30
2013 19 67
2014 33 19
2015 28 18
2016 24 31
2017 30 61
2018 20 8
2019 30 48
2020 36 49
2021 31 13
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Entertainment Industry Business 4 46 888
Public Policy / Administration 8 77 947
Supply Chain Management 6 34 972

Psychology

Northern University ranked 9th for Psychology in Colombia and 1745th in the World with 326 publications made and 3,179 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 35 In Colombia
#79 of 264 In Latin America
#1745 of 3,654 In the World

Northern University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 1 1
2000 1 0
2001 1 0
2002 0 0
2003 2 8
2004 2 5
2005 1 4
2006 6 11
2007 6 1
2008 16 32
2009 12 20
2010 11 9
2011 17 26
2012 16 29
2013 22 21
2014 24 41
2015 26 8
2016 26 27
2017 37 14
2018 20 20
2019 25 14
2020 23 13
2021 30 3
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Education Majors 9 71 1029
Child Psychology 6 62 1256
Social Psychology 7 58 1357

Biology

Northern University ranked 23rd for Biology in Colombia and 2954th in the World with 250 publications made and 3,269 citations received. Main research topic: Paleontology.

Rank Ranking
#23 of 35 In Colombia
#223 of 320 In Latin America
#2954 of 4,496 In the World

Northern University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 2 3
2001 0 0
2002 1 1
2003 3 2
2004 3 4
2005 2 1
2006 4 1
2007 5 1
2008 10 3
2009 2 1
2010 8 2
2011 18 56
2012 15 22
2013 10 21
2014 14 43
2015 15 38
2016 22 60
2017 16 10
2018 15 29
2019 28 41
2020 23 35
2021 24 24
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Paleontology 6 75 1013

Computer Science

Northern University ranked 7th for Computer Science in Colombia and 1902nd in the World with 248 publications made and 7,810 citations received. Main research topic: Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Rank Ranking
#7 of 36 In Colombia
#68 of 266 In Latin America
#1902 of 4,392 In the World

Northern University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2003 2 0
2004 2 0
2005 7 2
2006 6 30
2007 5 2
2008 11 173
2009 9 7
2010 8 71
2011 11 8
2012 15 29
2013 15 49
2014 21 12
2015 16 205
2016 16 66
2017 15 34
2018 15 11
2019 32 31
2020 21 29
2021 20 12
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 3 41 1446

Mathematics

Northern University ranked 7th for Mathematics in Colombia and 1846th in the World with 196 publications made and 1,876 citations received. Main research topic: Math Teachers.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 22 In Colombia
#68 of 182 In Latin America
#1846 of 3,376 In the World

Northern University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2003 1 0
2004 0 0
2005 2 10
2006 6 9
2007 3 10
2008 2 0
2009 5 0
2010 9 3
2011 11 4
2012 16 2
2013 11 65
2014 10 8
2015 11 9
2016 8 20
2017 15 10
2018 11 22
2019 27 26
2020 26 20
2021 21 7
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Math Teachers 7 55 1423

Economics

Northern University ranked 10th for Economics in Colombia and 1688th in the World with 194 publications made and 1,529 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, International Relations and Diplomacy.

Rank Ranking
#10 of 23 In Colombia
#68 of 163 In Latin America
#1688 of 3,039 In the World

Northern University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2000 1 0
2001 0 0
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 0 0
2005 1 9
2006 2 2
2007 5 10
2008 5 1
2009 5 0
2010 11 2
2011 5 0
2012 23 16
2013 14 16
2014 15 3
2015 16 8
2016 16 21
2017 11 39
2018 14 22
2019 18 37
2020 19 16
2021 13 10
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
International Relations and Diplomacy 9 46 881
Development Studies 7 46 1060

Art & Design

Northern University ranked 11th for Art & Design in Colombia and 1855th in the World with 90 publications made and 547 citations received. Main research topics: Entertainment Industry Business, Cinematography.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#11 of 22 In Colombia
#91 of 171 In Latin America
#1855 of 2,700 In the World

Northern University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2000 1 0
2001 0 0
2002 0 0
2003 1 5
2004 2 0
2005 0 0
2006 1 0
2007 0 0
2008 1 0
2009 4 12
2010 2 0
2011 8 3
2012 6 0
2013 1 0
2014 9 3
2015 6 2
2016 9 17
2017 15 9
2018 6 1
2019 5 4
2020 6 1
Speciality Colombia rank Latin America rank World rank
Entertainment Industry Business 4 46 888
Cinematography 8 90 1002

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Northern University

Speciality Colombia Latin America World Rank
Condensed Matter Physics 6 74 1419
Physics 11 145 2877
Chemistry 11 162 3090