Santo Tomas University: Statistics

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#2668 of 14,131 In the World
#172 of 1,756 In Latin America
#19 of 190 In Colombia
#7 of 72 In Bogota
#623 of 1,000 For Human Rights Law

Quick Review

Religion
Christian-Catholic
Acceptance rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Website
www.usta.edu.co
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate85%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; August-December)
Enrollment17,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio14:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,572
Citations
19,709

Santo Tomas University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
984 / 3,190
Medicine
599 / 3,356
Environmental Science
422 / 5,574
Psychology
349 / 2,152
Biology
313 / 3,818
Geography and Cartography
244 / 404
Political Science
241 / 173
Sociology
235 / 820
Demography
229 / 1,474
Engineering
200 / 861
Business
168 / 844
Computer Science
167 / 1,376
Chemistry
125 / 1,527
Social Psychology
106 / 790
Philosophy
104 / 46
Art & Design
101 / 75
Ecology
100 / 4,666
Mathematics
91 / 187
Sports / Exercise science
89 / 678
Physical Therapy
82 / 694
Physics
82 / 653
Education Majors
75 / 207
Economics
72 / 350
Clinical Psychology
66 / 646
Public Health
59 / 197
Gerontology
57 / 355
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
57 / 135
Materials Science
49 / 477
Creative Writing
48 / 39
Zoology
47 / 455
Public Policy / Administration
45 / 48
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
41 / 120
Human Rights Law
40 / 24
Health Science
39 / 47
Math Teachers
35 / 96
Law
35 / 3
Sports Medicine
34 / 244
Statistics
34 / 70
Child Psychology
31 / 530
Special Education
31 / 283

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 1
1992 0 2
1993 2 1
1994 2 0
1995 1 1
1996 2 0
1997 3 5
1998 1 4
1999 2 3
2000 6 1
2001 7 7
2002 3 6
2003 9 28
2004 19 25
2005 41 47
2006 47 69
2007 88 90
2008 64 170
2009 133 200
2010 165 359
2011 202 494
2012 248 729
2013 344 844
2014 369 1151
2015 492 1722
2016 515 1894
2017 471 1943
2018 546 2219
2019 528 2692
2020 621 3612
2021 481 4533

Programs and Degrees

Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Government, Graphic Design, Higher Education Teacher Training, Industrial Engineering, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Physical Education, Psychology, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Theology
Especialización Accountancy, Administrative Law, Business Administration, Criminal Law, Data Processing, Finance, Health Administration, Information Management, International Business, Multimedia, Psychology, Regional Planning, Taxation, Welfare and Protective Services
Maestría Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Criminal Law, Development Studies, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fiscal Law, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Human Rights, Information Technology, Philosophy, Private Law, Psychology, Public Health, Public Law, Road Engineering, Sports, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering
Doctorado Education, Law, Philosophy, Psychology

Santo Tomas University alumni

  1. Francisco de Paula Santander

    Francisco de Paula Santander
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1792-1840 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Francisco José de Paula Santander y Omaña, was a Colombian military and political leader during the 1810–1819 independence war of the United Provinces of New Granada (present-day Colombia). He was the acting President of Gran Colombia between 1819 and 1826, and later elected by Congress as the President of the Republic of New Granada between 1832 and 1837. Santander came to be known as "The Man of the Laws" ("El Hombre de las Leyes").

  2. Camilo Torres Tenorio

    Camilo Torres Tenorio
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1766-1816 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    José Camilo Clemente de Torres Tenorio was a Colombian politician. He is credited as being an early founder of the nation due to his role in early struggles for independence from Spain.

  3. Atanasio Girardot

    Atanasio Girardot
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1791-1813 (aged 22)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Manuel Atanasio Girardot Díaz was a Colombian revolutionary leader. Son of Louis Girardot, wealthy merchant and French miner, Girardot fought with Simón Bolívar in the Campaña Admirable and other battles. He died during the Battle of Bárbula, trying to plant the republican flag on Bárbula Hill.

  4. Rafael María Baralt

    Rafael María Baralt
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1810-1860 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    journalistpoetliterary criticwriter
    Biography

    Rafael María Baralt y Pérez was a Venezuelan diplomat and one of the country's most famed writers, philologists, and historians. He was the first Latin American to occupy a chair at the Real Academia Española. Born in Maracaibo on 3 July 1810, he suffered an untimely death in Madrid due to the stresses and aggravations suffered during services rendered to his beloved country of birth.

General info

Alternative names USTA
Santo Tomás University
Universidad Santo Tomás
Founded 1580
Accreditation Ministerio de Justicia; Ministerio de Educación Nacional
Motto Facientes Veritatem
Makers of the Truth
Affiliations and memberships International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Location and Contacts

Address Carrera 9 No. 51-11
Bogotá, Bogota
Colombia
City population 7,744,000
Phone +57 (7) 671 6482
Fax +57 (7) 671 7067

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