University of La Sabana: Statistics

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#2005 of 14,131 In the World
#107 of 1,756 In Latin America
#10 of 190 In Colombia
#429 of 1,027 For Bioethics/Medical Ethics
Top50% For 28 other topics
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Religion
Christian
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Spanish
Acceptance rate
28%*

* The University of La Sabana 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), National Secondary Examination (ICFES) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarFebruary to November

Research profile

University of La Sabana has published 5,664 scientific papers with 23,859 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Medicine, Political Science, Biology, Environmental Science, Sociology, Computer Science, Psychology, and Law.

Publications
5,664
Citations
23,859

University of La Sabana majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,127 / 13,533
Philosophy
3,087 / 7,698
Medicine
2,065 / 12,786
Political Science
2,001 / 6,665
Biology
1,869 / 12,923
Environmental Science
1,424 / 7,693
Sociology
1,307 / 5,671
Computer Science
1,296 / 8,348
Psychology
1,259 / 7,125
Law
1,218 / 5,656
Engineering
1,099 / 8,019
Pathology
984 / 7,564
Geography and Cartography
902 / 4,066
Chemistry
892 / 8,880
Mathematics
875 / 7,017
Physics
844 / 5,315
Business
840 / 5,499
Genetics
758 / 6,845
Surgery
683 / 4,971
Psychiatry
674 / 4,558
Geology
669 / 3,553
Biochemistry
625 / 6,657
Economics
614 / 3,283
Statistics
599 / 4,951
History
561 / 2,697
Linguistics
522 / 3,166
Archaeology
505 / 2,517
Quantum and Particle physics
470 / 2,582
Paleontology
469 / 2,671
Ecology
430 / 3,204
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
413 / 2,664
Immunology
388 / 2,707
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
372 / 2,695
Public Health
364 / 3,027
Demography
343 / 2,757
Management
342 / 2,116
Development Studies
334 / 1,824
Organic Chemistry
329 / 3,225
Art & Design
325 / 1,809
Nursing
312 / 1,462

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1998 27 1
1999 23 2
2000 24 2
2001 50 2
2002 55 2
2003 45 11
2004 54 6
2005 62 15
2006 94 47
2007 106 54
2008 149 85
2009 198 174
2010 190 224
2011 220 340
2012 254 526
2013 334 697
2014 306 824
2015 367 1024
2016 355 1121
2017 406 1261
2018 357 1460
2019 352 1896
2020 479 2815
2021 538 4279
2022 438 4746
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 La Sabana.

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
Profesional Universitario Preschool Education, Science Education
Especialización Administration, Administrative Law, Agricultural Engineering, Anaesthesiology, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Cardiology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Law, Clinical Psychology, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Communication Studies, Community Health, Computer Engineering, Cooking and Catering, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Research, Electronic Engineering, Ethics, Family Studies, Finance, Finance, Fiscal Law, Gastroenterology, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, International Business, Journalism, Law, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Medicine, Medicine, Multimedia, Neurology, Nursing, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pedagogy, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy, Pneumology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Law, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Sales Techniques, Service Trades, Service Trades, Social Welfare, Surgery, Transport Management, Transport Management
Maestría Administrative Law, Biological and Life Sciences, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Constitutional Law, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Engineering, Engineering Management, Epidemiology, Ethics, Family Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Health Education, Human Resources, Industrial Design, Industrial Management, International Business, International Law, Journalism, Linguistics, Management, Mass Communication, Nursing, Pedagogy, Preschool Education, Psychology, Public Health, Theology
Doctorado Administration, Biological and Life Sciences, Communication Studies, Education, Educational Technology, Law, Nursing, Transport Management

Notable alumni

  1. Óscar Naranjo Trujillo

    Óscar Naranjo Trujillo
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1956-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianpolice officer
    Biography

    Óscar Adolfo Naranjo Trujillo is a Colombian politician and a former General of the National Police of Colombia. He served as the Vice President of Colombia from 29 March 2017 until 7 August 2018 (under the mandate of President Juan Manuel Santos).

  2. Jota Mario Valencia

    Jota Mario Valencia
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1956-2019 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    television producerwritertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Jota Mario Valencia Yepes was a Colombian television presenter. He was born in Medellín.

  3. Gustavo Bolívar

    Gustavo Bolívar
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    writerjournalistscreenwriterfilm directorpolitician
    Biography

    Gustavo Bolívar Moreno is a prolific Colombian author, screenwriter, and journalist, who was elected to the Senate of Colombia in 2018 as a member of the leftist Humane Colombia.

  4. Patricia Janiot

    Patricia Janiot
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Ángela Patricia Janiot Martirena is a Colombian-American journalist and news anchor, and former beauty queen and model. She worked for 25 years at CNN en Español as the senior news anchor where she established her career as a reputable figure in Latin American news. Currently, she works as a News Anchor and Senior Correspondent at Noticias Univision.

  5. Angélica Lozano Correa

    Angélica Lozano Correa
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Angélica Lozano Correa is a Colombian lawyer, politician and LGBTQ+ rights activist. She is the first openly bisexual legislator in the history of Colombia. While in office, she has advocated for various human rights issues. One example is the push for same-sex partnership rights. Colombia legalized same-sex partnerships in 2011, and since her election to the Chamber of Representatives in 2014 Lozano remains outspoken on increasing the rights for same-sex partners. In 2014, Lozano dealt with controversy surrounding her own relationship with a fellow female Senator.

  6. María Luisa Piraquive

    María Luisa Piraquive
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1949-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    singerautobiographer
    Biography

    María Luisa Piraquive, Maria Luisa Piraquive Corredor, is a Colombian educator with a bachelor's degree in Hispanic Philology and a Doctorate (Honorary degree) in International Law. She is a singer, philanthropist, and leader of a Christian church with a world-wide presence that she co-founded, the Church of God Ministry of Jesus Christ International. Additionally, she is founder and president of a not-for-profit organization, Maria Luisa de Moreno International Foundation, which offers a broad range of social assistance services, and pioneer of the Colombian political party, MIRA.

  7. Claudia Morales

    Claudia Morales
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Claudia Morales Medina is a journalist, broadcaster, and presenter on Colombian radio and television. She is recognized as one of the leading voices on Colombia radio.

  8. Jairo Clopatofsky

    Jairo Clopatofsky
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jairo Raúl Clopatofsky Ghisays is a Colombian politician. A Party of the U politician, Clopatofsky had served in the Congress of Colombia, as Senator and as Representative for the Capital District, and most recently as the 17th General Director of Coldeportes from 2010 to 2012.

University of La Sabana faculties and divisions

Centre : Technology Education
Department/Division : Foreign Languages and Cultures Modern Languages
Faculty : Communication Journalism, Multimedia
Faculty : Education Pedagogy
Faculty : Engineering Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering
Faculty : Law and Political Sciences Law, Political Sciences
Faculty : Medicine Medicine
Faculty : Nursing and Rehabilitation Nursing, Rehabilitation and Therapy
Faculty : Philosophy and Human Sciences Philosophy
Faculty : Psychology Psychology
Institute : Family Studies Family Studies
Institute : Postgraduate Studies Administration
School : Economics and Administrative Sciences Administration, Cooking and Catering, Economics, International Business, Marketing, Service Trades

General information

Alternative names Universidad de La Sabana
Founded 1980
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación Nacional; Consejo Nacional de Acreditación de Colombia (CNA)

Location and contacts

Address Campus del Puente del Común, Km. 7 Autopista Norte de Bogotá. Chía
Chia, Cundinamarca
Colombia
City population 98,000

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