University of Cartagena Rankings

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In the World#2874 of 14178
In Latin America#225 of 1756
In Colombia#27 of 190
In Cartagena#1 of 6

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

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,263
Citations
132,906

University of Cartagena majors

by publication count

Medicine
1,480
Chemistry
616
Computer science
562
Biology
469
Geography
396
Art
377
Engineering
353
Philosophy
351
Political science
290
Materials science
289
Physics
245
Mathematics
230
Environmental science
229
Business
219
Psychology
166
Economics
129
Sociology
116
Geology
51
History
15

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine70158,806
Art725181
Business7606,344
Geography7823,153
Engineering9256,478
Economics9514,097
Philosophy983118
Environmental science10643,783
Computer science14775,162
Chemistry155611,551
Political science1569324
Biology16559,654
Geology1730525
Mathematics19131,953
Physics19271,222
Materials science19493,714
Sociology2173252
Psychology24561,196
History36971

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199114
199244
19931715
19941318
19951714
19962056
19971754
19981445
19991869
20001972
200149108
200271159
200367227
200488341
2005117509
2006126778
2007184910
20082151300
20092781659
20103982364
20114753218
20124904431
20135955666
20145837142
20156439722
201659412264
201752114807
201850115275
201949717857
202047419772

Acceptance rate & Admissions

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

Tuition

Undergraduate
Local students$500

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+
Profesional UniversitarioBiology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Dentistry, English, Food Technology, French, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Social Work
EspecializaciónAnaesthesiology, Community Health, Construction Engineering, Criminal Law, Criminology, Dentistry, Finance, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, Hydraulic Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Road Engineering, Safety Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Stomatology, Structural Architecture, Surgery, Taxation, Urology
MaestríaBiochemistry, Chemistry, Education, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Immunology, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Microbiology, Nursing, Peace and Disarmament, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Toxicology
DoctoradoBiomedicine, Educational Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Natural Sciences, Physics, Toxicology, Tropical Medicine

General info

Alternative namesUDEC
Universidad de Cartagena
Founded1827
WikipediaUniversity of Cartagena
AccreditationMinisterio de Educación Nacional, Colombia
MottoSiempre a la altura de los tiempos
Always at the height of the times
Colorsblack, gold
Academic structureFaculty of Economics
Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences
Faculty of Human Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences and Education
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Faculty of Law and Political Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Nursing
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Medicine
Regional Center for Open and Distance Education

Location and Contacts

AddressCentro Carrera 6 No. 36-100
Cartagena, Bolivar
Colombia
City population1,036,000
Phone+57 (5) 660 0676
Fax+57 (5) 6600 380

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