University of Caldas Rankings

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In the World#1910 of 14178
In Latin America#142 of 1756
In Colombia#16 of 190
In Manizales#1 of 4

Quick Review

Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,263
Citations
17,212

University of Caldas majors

by publication count

Medicine
735
Biology
717
Geography
432
Philosophy
300
Art
198
Psychology
192
Sociology
189
Chemistry
185
Political science
171
Geology
111
Physics
95
Computer science
81
Engineering
45
Mathematics
44
Materials science
30
Business
27
Environmental science
27
History
16
Economics
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art302762
Philosophy661329
Geology11921,518
Engineering15052,264
Geography1769550
Political science1952181
Sociology1961351
Medicine21302,987
History24327
Biology25992,682
Psychology2720864
Chemistry30051,518
Physics3035211
Mathematics3187381
Materials science3850233
Economics397629
Computer science4183196
Environmental science435832
Business484014

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990632
199137
1992214
1993210
1994916
1995912
1996815
19971120
19981213
19993929
20004544
20012437
20023866
20034769
20043963
20058698
2006114121
2007157179
2008189288
2009276535
2010265695
2011313877
2012347893
20133231287
20143041569
20152791468
20162821298
20172451332
20182551402
20192271573
20201871834

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and national entrance examination (Saber PRO)
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; July-December)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee850
Student:staff ratio15:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$3,750
International students$1,750$6,250

University of Caldas has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++

General info

Alternative namesUCALDAS
Universidad de Caldas
Founded1943
WikipediaUniversity of Caldas
AccreditationConsejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA); Institutional High Quality Accreditation by the National Council of Accreditation of the Ministry of Education
MottoLumina Spargo
Light that Spreads
Colorsblue, gold, red
Academic structureFaculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Exact Sciences
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Legal and social Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Affiliations and membershipsAsociación Colombiana de Universidades (ASCUN)
Red Colombiana para la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior (RCI)
Asociación Columbus
Asociación Internacional REDFORD
Colombia, Challenge your Knowledge (CCYK)

Location and Contacts

AddressCalle 65 No. 26-10
Manizales, Caldas
Colombia
City population434,000
Phone+57 (6) 878 1500
Fax+57 (6) 878 1505

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