South Colombian University: Statistics

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#5370 of 14,131 In the World
#370 of 1,756 In Latin America
#50 of 190 In Colombia
#1 of 3 In Neiva
#679 of 1,098 For Petroleum Engineering
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Acceptance rate
25%
Enrollment
7,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
usco.edu.co
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination (ICFES test)
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - May; August-December)
Enrollment7,500
Full time employee650
Student:staff ratio12:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,609
Citations
4,829

South Colombian University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
246 / 2,338
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
166 / 253
Environmental Science
108 / 803
Engineering
106 / 379
Biology
104 / 1,864
Chemistry
78 / 402
Physics
73 / 332
Materials Science
57 / 281
Geography and Cartography
54 / 504
Psychology
53 / 405
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
47 / 58
Political Science
46 / 10
Demography
42 / 42
Surgery
35 / 201
Mathematics
29 / 122
Condensed Matter Physics
28 / 172
Sociology
27 / 26
Business
25 / 41
Education Majors
24 / 103
Geology
24 / 137
Pediatrics
24 / 560
Computer Science
23 / 47
Philosophy
23 / 22
Virology
20 / 1,603
Immunology
16 / 730
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
15 / 380
Health Science
15 / 291
Public Health
14 / 66
Math Teachers
14 / 20
Nutrition and Food Science
13 / 101
Horticulture
13 / 21
Art & Design
11 / 14
Economics
11 / 4
Petroleum Engineering
11 / 37
Anesthesiology
11 / 96
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
10 / 12
Ecology
10 / 597
Agricultural Science
10 / 5
Nursing
9 / 4
Gerontology
8 / 22

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1993 5 1
1994 4 0
1995 2 0
1996 8 2
1997 19 0
1998 3 2
1999 12 8
2000 17 10
2001 33 6
2002 14 13
2003 8 18
2004 17 15
2005 9 37
2006 29 24
2007 20 36
2008 51 41
2009 65 50
2010 72 55
2011 68 102
2012 78 179
2013 74 249
2014 184 314
2015 288 330
2016 144 247
2017 142 502
2018 114 567
2019 116 737
2020 152 965
2021 137 1169

Tuition

Local studetns 300,000-1,200,000 per programme (COP)

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 +
Tecnólogo Civil Engineering, Software Engineering
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Hotel Management, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Law, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Parks and Recreation, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Science Education, Software Engineering, Sports, Tourism
Especialización Administrative Law, Anaesthesiology, Epidemiology, Finance, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, Human Resources, Information Management, Management, Marketing, Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Occupational Health, Paediatrics, Statistics, Surgery, Taxation, Urology
Maestría Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Education, Educational Research, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Epidemiology, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Higher Education Teacher Training, Natural Sciences, Neurology, Peace and Disarmament, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physical Education, Private Law, Psychology, Public Law, Special Education, Taxation
Doctorado Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Education, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences

General info

Alternative names USCO
Universidad Surcolombiana
Founded 1976
Accreditation Congreso de la República; Congreso de la República
Colors red, white

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida Pastrana Borrero Carrera 1
Neiva, Huila
Colombia
City population 353,000
Phone +57 (8) 875 4753
Fax +57 (8) 875 8890

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