Pontifical Javeriana University: Statistics

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#874 of 14,131 In the World
#38 of 1,756 In Latin America
#4 of 190 In Colombia
#3 of 72 In Bogota
#226 of 1,052 For Philosophy
Top50% For 28 other topics

Quick Review

Religion
Christian-Catholic Jesuit
Acceptance rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate55%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato), entrance examination and interview
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (February - May; August-November)
Enrollment27,500
Full time employee3,750
Student:staff ratio7:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
14,822
Citations
163,665

Pontifical Javeriana University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,952 / 73,259
Medicine
2,814 / 97,896
Biology
1,605 / 27,111
Environmental Science
1,290 / 16,245
Geography and Cartography
813 / 5,868
Psychology
805 / 13,364
Computer Science
798 / 11,587
Business
736 / 5,415
Political Science
722 / 1,380
Engineering
692 / 8,255
Demography
690 / 63,635
Sociology
652 / 3,676
Economics
423 / 2,771
Philosophy
420 / 554
Chemistry
396 / 3,889
Art & Design
374 / 1,348
Ecology
337 / 7,817
Surgery
308 / 3,747
Mathematics
280 / 1,814
Public Health
249 / 26,011
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
243 / 971
Physics
224 / 1,957
Health Science
217 / 3,723
Social Psychology
198 / 2,508
Pediatrics
197 / 9,372
Healthcare Management (MHA)
192 / 3,332
Oncology and Cancer research
186 / 4,312
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
178 / 3,184
Law
174 / 430
Gerontology
171 / 49,448
Development Studies
164 / 1,777
Materials Science
146 / 1,310
Zoology
139 / 2,930
Immunology
139 / 3,199
Molecular Biology
135 / 1,252
Microbiology
134 / 1,845
Genetics
132 / 4,871
Public Policy / Administration
127 / 512
Critical Care Nursing
126 / 1,795
Education Majors
124 / 824

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 39 6
1992 37 29
1993 61 32
1994 75 34
1995 65 73
1996 59 70
1997 60 91
1998 87 87
1999 81 196
2000 115 260
2001 151 237
2002 184 339
2003 205 427
2004 303 599
2005 375 821
2006 466 955
2007 630 1289
2008 718 1698
2009 813 2347
2010 872 3164
2011 947 3830
2012 1098 4741
2013 1100 7223
2014 994 9743
2015 1092 11736
2016 1105 14254
2017 1170 17529
2018 1069 18810
2019 1091 23002
2020 1259 29222
2021 1049 32127

Tuition

Local studetns 3,500-6,000 (USD)

Pontifical Javeriana University has financial aid programs.

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 +++
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Anthropology, Architecture, Archiving, Bioengineering, Biology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Data Processing, Dentistry, Dietetics, Ecology, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, History, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Library Science, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Music, Native Language Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology, Religious Education, Science Education, Sociology, Telecommunications Engineering, Theology, Visual Arts
Especialización Accountancy, Administrative Law, Anaesthesiology, Business Administration, Canon Law, Cardiology, Chemistry, Commercial Law, Community Health, Constitutional Law, Construction Engineering, Dentistry, Dermatology, Economics, Endocrinology, Engineering Management, Finance, Fiscal Law, Gastroenterology, Geological Engineering, Gerontology, Government, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Health Administration, Health Education, Human Resources, Industrial Management, Insurance, International Business, Labour Law, Law, Leadership, Literature, Marketing, Mass Communication, Medicine, Microbiology, Midwifery, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Occupational Health, Oral Pathology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Periodontics, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Private Law, Production Engineering, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Administration, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Software Engineering, Surgery, Taxation, Urology
Maestría African American Studies, Archiving, Banking, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Arts, Constitutional Law, Design, Economics, Finance, Government, Health Administration, International Studies, Laboratory Techniques, Labour Law, Landscape Architecture, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Music, Peace and Disarmament, Political Sciences, Private Law, Public Health, Regional Planning, Town Planning, Welfare and Protective Services
Doctorado Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Information Sciences, Law, Materials Engineering, Modern Languages, Neurosciences, Philosophy, Psychology, Rural Studies, Social Sciences, Theology

Pontifical Javeriana University alumni

  1. Luis Carlos Galán Sarmiento

    Luis Carlos Galán Sarmiento
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1943-1989 (aged 46)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalistdiplomateconomistlawyer
    Biography

    Luis Carlos Galán Sarmiento was a Colombian liberal politician and journalist who ran for the Presidency of Colombia on two occasions, the first time for the political movement New Liberalism that he founded in 1979. The movement was an offspring of the mainstream Colombian Liberal Party, and with mediation of former Liberal president Julio César Turbay Ayala, Galán returned to the Liberal party in 1989 and sought the nomination for the 1990 presidential election, but was assassinated before the vote took place.

  2. Gustavo Petro

    Gustavo Petro
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in Pontifical Javeriana University
    In 1994 graduated with master's degree in economics
    Occupations
    politicianeconomistwriterpartisanenvironmentalist
    Biography

    Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego is a Colombian politician and economist who is serving as senator of the Republic of Colombia. At 17 years of age, he became a member of the guerrilla group 19th of April Movement, which later evolved into the M-19 Democratic Alliance, a political party in which he was elected to be member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia in 1991. Petro served as a senator as a member of the Alternative Democratic Pole party following the 2006 Colombian parliamentary election with the second-largest vote in the country. In 2009, he resigned his position to aspire to the presidency of Colombia in the 2010 Colombian presidential election, finishing fourth in the race.

  3. Paulina Vega

    Paulina Vega
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    modelpresenterbeauty pageant contestant
    Biography

    Paulina Vega Dieppa is a Colombian television host, model and beauty queen crowned Miss Colombia 2013 and Miss Universe 2014. Vega is the second Miss Universe from Colombia.

  4. Ernesto Samper

    Ernesto Samper
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    diplomatlawyereconomistpolitician
    Biography

    Ernesto Samper Pizano is a Colombian politician. Samper is a member of the influential Samper family. He served as the President of Colombia from 1994 to 1998, representing the Liberal Party. From 2014 to 2017 he served as the Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR).

General info

Alternative names PUJ
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Founded 1623
Accreditation Comité Nacional de Acreditación (CNA); Ministerio de Gobierno
Motto Sapientia Aedificavit sibi Domum
Wisdom has built herself a home
Colors blue, white, yellow
Academic structure Faculty of Architecture and design
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Legal Sciences
Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
Faculty of Political Science and International Relations
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Communication and Language
Faculty of Canon Law
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Nursing
Faculty of Environmental and Rural Studies
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Psychology
Faculty of Theology
Affiliations and memberships International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)
Asociación Columbus
Unión de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
Asociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)

Location and Contacts

Address Carrera 7 No. 40-62
Bogotá, Bogota, 11001000
Colombia
City population 7,744,000
Phone +57 (1) 320 8320
Fax +57 (1) 285 3348

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