University of Cauca: Statistics

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#2440 of 14,131 In the World
#135 of 1,756 In Latin America
#14 of 190 In Colombia
#1 of 5 In Popayan
#1046 of 6,416 For Philosophy
Top50% For 16 other topics
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Quick Review

Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Spanish
Acceptance rate
28%*

* The University of Cauca is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - June; August-December)

Research profile

University of Cauca has published 5,327 scientific papers with 17,545 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Political Science, Medicine, Physics, and Chemistry.

Publications
5,327
Citations
17,545

University of Cauca majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,461 / 9,337
Philosophy
2,671 / 4,638
Biology
1,794 / 8,815
Environmental Science
1,771 / 6,786
Engineering
1,591 / 7,501
Computer Science
1,530 / 7,867
Political Science
1,257 / 4,295
Medicine
1,212 / 6,225
Physics
1,138 / 5,338
Chemistry
1,096 / 6,529
Geography and Cartography
1,077 / 3,865
Geology
724 / 3,468
Sociology
718 / 2,098
Quantum and Particle physics
704 / 3,657
Business
701 / 3,153
Law
692 / 3,791
Ecology
651 / 2,945
Mathematics
636 / 3,432
Psychology
622 / 2,762
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
619 / 3,183
Biochemistry
576 / 3,972
History
532 / 2,238
Materials Science
522 / 3,100
Organic Chemistry
513 / 3,577
Pathology
494 / 3,074
Art & Design
490 / 2,208
Archaeology
485 / 2,172
Paleontology
485 / 2,449
Genetics
470 / 2,884
Statistics
422 / 2,077
Botany
393 / 1,753
Economics
370 / 1,946
Linguistics
332 / 1,048
Machine Learning
292 / 2,237
Human-Computer Interaction
289 / 964
Management
286 / 1,607
Optical Engineering
275 / 1,045
Surgery
266 / 1,080
Psychiatry
251 / 1,149
Electrical Engineering
249 / 1,183

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 2 3
1991 2 3
1992 0 6
1993 3 4
1994 9 6
1995 9 3
1996 8 6
1997 7 11
1998 8 23
1999 13 13
2000 20 23
2001 37 26
2002 27 53
2003 27 59
2004 51 68
2005 82 97
2006 100 168
2007 139 119
2008 118 199
2009 135 240
2010 242 291
2011 245 349
2012 219 463
2013 327 510
2014 329 617
2015 328 688
2016 378 704
2017 318 799
2018 521 987
2019 353 1610
2020 411 2116
2021 417 3067
2022 330 2893
Academic rankings

Programs and Degrees

Tecnólogo Agricultural Business, Environmental Management, Telecommunications Engineering
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Anthropology, Architecture, Art Education, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, Geography, Geography (Human), Geological Engineering, Graphic Design, History, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Modern Languages, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Native Language Education, Nursing, Occupational Health, Parks and Recreation, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Science Education, Spanish, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Teacher Training, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Visual Arts
Especialización Accountancy, Administrative Law, Agricultural Business, Anatomy, Bilingual and Bicultural Education, Civil Engineering, Civil Law, Community Health, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Criminal Law, Epidemiology, Government, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Management, Literacy Education, Management, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Private Law, Road Engineering, Sports, Structural Architecture, Surgery, Taxation, Teacher Training, Telecommunications Engineering
Maestría Accountancy, Administrative Law, Agriculture, Agronomy, Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Bioengineering, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Education, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Ethics, Finance, Fine Arts, Government, History, Human Rights, Law, Management, Mathematics, Music, Native Language, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Philosophy, Physical Engineering, Road Engineering, Sports, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Engineering, Visual Arts
Doctorado Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Cultural Studies, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, Mathematics, Telecommunications Engineering

University of Cauca alumni

  1. Julio César Turbay Ayala

    Julio César Turbay Ayala
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1916-2005 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    lawyerdiplomatpoliticianeconomist
    Biography

    Julio César Turbay Ayala was a Colombian lawyer and politician who served as the 25th President of Colombia from 1978 to 1982. He also held the positions of Foreign Minister and Ambassador to the United States.

  2. Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera

    Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1798-1878 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatstatesperson
    Biography

    Tomás Cipriano Ignacio María de Mosquera-Figueroa y Arboleda-Salazar was a Colombian general, political figure. He was president of Colombia four times. The first time was as president of Republic of New Granada from 1845 to 1849. During the Colombian Civil War of 1860–1862 he led liberal forces in a civil war against conservative factions. After the liberals won, a new, federalist constitution was implemented, which established a two-year presidency, and the nation renamed the United States of Colombia. Mosquera served twice as president of the new government. From 1861 to 1862 he served in a non-elected, interim manner, while the constitution was written. From 1862 to 1864 he served in an elected manner. He had a fourth term from 1866 to 1867. Due to the liberal reforms carried out under his leadership, he is considered one of the most important persons in Colombian history of the 19th century.

  3. Guillermo León Valencia

    Guillermo León Valencia
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1909-1971 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    journalistdiplomatpoliticianlawyer
    Biography

    Guillermo León Valencia Muñoz was a Colombian politician, lawyer and diplomat who served as the 21st President of Colombia from 1962 to 1966.

  4. Carlos Holmes Trujillo

    Carlos Holmes Trujillo
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1951-2021 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Carlos Holmes Trujillo García was a Colombian dynasty politician, diplomat, scholar, and attorney who served as minister of defense, foreign affairs, interior, and education. He also served as the mayor of Cali and as ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), the European Union, and a number of nations.

All 17 notable alumni

University of Cauca faculties and divisions

Faculty : Accounting, Economic and Administrative Sciences Accountancy, Administration, Economics, Tourism
Faculty : Agricultural Sciences Agricultural Business, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Industrial Engineering
Faculty : Arts Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Visual Arts
Faculty : Civil Engineering Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Natural Sciences, Road Engineering, Structural Architecture, Transport Engineering
Faculty : Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Industrial Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Health Sciences Anaesthesiology, Community Health, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Surgery
Faculty : Human and Social Sciences Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Geography, History, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Spanish
Faculty : Law, Political and Social Sciences Criminal Law, Labour Law, Law, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Private Law, Public Law, Social Sciences
Faculty : Natural, Exact and Educational Sciences Biology, Chemistry, Education, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Parks and Recreation, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Physics, Science Education, Sports

General information

Alternative names Universidad del Cauca
Founded 1827
Accreditation Gobierno Nacional
Motto Posteris Lumen Moriturus Edat
Those who are going to die must pass the light of the future
Colors blue, red

Location and contacts

Address Apartado Aéreo 1384 Calle 5 Nº 4-70
Popayán, Cauca
Colombia
City population 301,000

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