University of Antioquia: Statistics



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#789 of 14,131 In the World
#28 of 1,756 In Latin America
#2 of 190 In Colombia
#1 of 22 In Medellin
#175 of 6,566 For Philosophy
Top50% For 136 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate10%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; July-December)

We've calculated the 10% acceptance rate for University of Antioquia 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.

Research profile

University of Antioquia is a world-class research university with 39,219 scientific papers published and 288,623 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Political Science, Physics, and Genetics.


University of Antioquia majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
24,005 / 110,201
18,761 / 42,758
15,915 / 213,114
13,402 / 167,941
Environmental Science
11,886 / 125,864
11,165 / 180,184
8,512 / 110,905
Political Science
8,373 / 40,951
7,799 / 99,083
7,233 / 122,418
7,139 / 133,201
Computer Science
6,786 / 79,786
6,408 / 101,631
Geography and Cartography
6,277 / 51,984
5,427 / 61,957
5,410 / 50,181
Organic Chemistry
5,392 / 83,116
Quantum and Particle physics
5,098 / 64,425
5,067 / 68,047
4,886 / 51,772
Materials Science
4,277 / 58,484
3,886 / 30,994
3,846 / 65,111
3,840 / 45,945
3,732 / 38,140
3,012 / 32,513
2,917 / 36,938
2,890 / 40,135
2,791 / 27,992
2,758 / 35,225
Public Health
2,698 / 42,428
2,488 / 26,124
2,416 / 39,920
Optical Engineering
2,209 / 33,694
2,151 / 19,208
2,136 / 15,690
2,104 / 21,647
Metallurgical Engineering
1,872 / 25,948
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,859 / 16,037
1,718 / 26,598

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 81 89
1992 81 98
1993 106 111
1994 101 91
1995 127 111
1996 167 165
1997 197 280
1998 269 381
1999 263 417
2000 297 544
2001 316 680
2002 361 767
2003 416 997
2004 468 1230
2005 581 1550
2006 698 2043
2007 856 2427
2008 1197 3070
2009 1433 4299
2010 1750 5021
2011 1882 6585
2012 2181 7981
2013 2258 9925
2014 2067 11492
2015 2109 12924
2016 2024 13617
2017 2495 15085
2018 2162 18142
2019 2136 21183
2020 2354 27923
2021 2400 35798
2022 2265 36888
2023 2094 38380
Academic rankings

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Antioquia.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Tecnólogo Chemistry, Pharmacy
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Archiving, Art Education, Astronomy and Space Science, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Dentistry, Dietetics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Health Administration, History, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Journalism, Library Science, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Music, Music Education, Native Language Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Sanitary Engineering, Science Education, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Sports, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Veterinary Science
Especialización Administrative Law, Anaesthesiology, Banking, Cardiology, Child Care and Development, Clinical Psychology, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Dermatology, Development Studies, Education, Endocrinology, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, Hepatology, Human Rights, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, International Law, International Studies, Labour Law, Law, Maintenance Technology, Management, Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Occupational Health, Ophthalmology, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Pedagogy, Performing Arts, Pharmacy, Photography, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Plastic Surgery, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Publishing and Book Trade, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sports Management, Structural Architecture, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping, Taxation, Theatre, Toxicology, Urology, Veterinary Science
Maestría Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Health Education, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Science Education, Social Work, Sociology, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Management, Veterinary Science, Zoology
Doctorado Administration, Animal Husbandry, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Dentistry, Ecology, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Linguistics, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Microbiology, Philosophy, Physics, Veterinary Science

University of Antioquia alumni

  1. Karol G

    Karol G
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1991-.. (age 33)

    Carolina Giraldo Navarro, known professionally as Karol G, is a Colombian singer. Considered one of the most influential reggaeton and urban pop artists, she received several awards including a Grammy Award, five Latin Grammy Awards and four Billboard Music Awards. She was recognized with the Rulebreaker Award at the Billboard Women in Music, with the Spirit of Hope Award at the Billboard Latin Music Awards and her works broke five Guinness World Records.

  2. Álvaro Uribe Vélez

    Álvaro Uribe Vélez
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1952-.. (age 72)

    Álvaro Uribe Vélez is a Colombian politician who served as the 31st President of Colombia from 7 August 2002 to 7 August 2010.

  3. Carolina Ramírez

    Carolina Ramírez
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1983-.. (age 41)
    actorballet dancer

    Carolina Ramírez is a Colombian actress. She is best known for her roles in television as La hija del mariachi, and her portrayal of revolutionary Policarpa Salavarrieta in La Pola.

  4. Julián Román

    Julián Román
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1977-.. (age 47)
    actortelevision presentertelevision actor

    Julián Edgardo Román Rey is a Colombian actor, has been involved in theater, film and television.

All 33 notable alumni

University of Antioquia faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agricultural Sciences Agriculture
Faculty : Arts Music, Theatre, Visual Arts
Faculty : Communication Journalism, Mass Communication
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Economics Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics
Faculty : Education Education, Pedagogy, Teacher Training
Faculty : Engineering Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Exact and Natural Sciences Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Faculty : Humanities and Social Sciences Anthropology, History, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology
Faculty : Law and Political Sciences Law, Political Sciences
Faculty : Medicine Medicine
Faculty : Nursing Nursing
Faculty : Pharmaceutical and Food sciences Food Science, Pharmacy
Faculty : Public Health Health Administration, Public Health
Institute : Philosophy Philosophy
Institute : Physical Education and Sports Physical Education, Sports
Institute : Political Sciences Political Sciences
Institute : Regional Studies Regional Studies
Research Division : Agricultural Sciences Agriculture
Research Division : Biological Sciences Biological and Life Sciences
Research Division : Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering
Research Division : Chemical Sciences Chemistry
Research Division : Clinical Medicine Medicine
Research Division : Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science, Information Sciences
Research Division : Earth and Environmental Sciences Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies
Research Division : Economics and Commerce Business and Commerce, Economics
Research Division : Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering
Research Division : Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering
Research Division : Health Sciences Health Sciences
Research Division : History and Archaeology Archaeology, History
Research Division : Journalism and Communication Journalism, Mass Communication
Research Division : Languages and Literature Literature, Modern Languages
Research Division : Law Law
Research Division : Materials Engineering Materials Engineering
Research Division : Mathematics Mathematics
Research Division : Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Research Division : Medicine Medicine
Research Division : Other Engineering and Technology Engineering, Technology
Research Division : Other Health Sciences Health Sciences
Research Division : Other Humanities Arts and Humanities
Research Division : Other Social Sciences Social Sciences
Research Division : Physical Sciences Physics
Research Division : Political Studies Political Sciences
Research Division : Psychology Psychology
Research Division : Social Sciences Social Sciences
Research Division : Sociology Sociology
School : Languages English, French, German, Italian, Modern Languages
School : Library Science Information Sciences, Library Science
School : Microbiology Microbiology
School : Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics, Natural Sciences, Nutrition

General information

Alternative names UDEA
Universidad de Antioquía
Founded 1803
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación Nacional
Motto Alma Máter de la raza.
Colors green, white

Location and contacts

Address Apartado aéreo 1226 Calle 67 No. 53-108, Ciudad Universitaria
Medellín, Antioquía
City population 2,529,000

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