University of the Andes, Colombia: Statistics



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#815 of 14,131 In the World
#30 of 1,756 In Latin America
#3 of 190 In Colombia
#2 of 72 In Bogota
#342 of 1,014 For Entomology
Top50% For 121 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate48%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and University or State examination (ICFES)
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - May; August-December)

We've calculated the 48% acceptance rate for University of the Andes, Colombia 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 the Andes, Colombia is a world-class research university with 15,661 scientific papers published and 208,964 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Biology, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Philosophy, Medicine, and Political Science.


University of the Andes, Colombia majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,225 / 119,626
Environmental Science
7,291 / 124,742
6,852 / 120,766
6,527 / 98,092
6,044 / 94,012
Computer Science
5,489 / 82,437
5,292 / 100,153
5,011 / 45,593
4,786 / 83,361
Political Science
4,718 / 55,341
Quantum and Particle physics
4,370 / 66,042
Geography and Cartography
4,179 / 66,068
3,743 / 52,982
3,649 / 64,982
3,557 / 55,508
3,531 / 75,237
3,281 / 50,382
3,250 / 42,556
2,804 / 39,850
2,732 / 40,300
2,671 / 55,965
2,624 / 51,979
Materials Science
2,500 / 41,761
2,492 / 39,256
2,476 / 45,224
2,371 / 40,286
2,293 / 38,028
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,202 / 29,450
Organic Chemistry
2,179 / 35,561
1,968 / 36,166
1,781 / 22,490
Public Health
1,662 / 38,021
1,642 / 36,732
1,477 / 18,647
1,435 / 34,318
Electrical Engineering
1,322 / 16,344
Machine Learning
1,313 / 22,554
Art & Design
1,279 / 15,235
Optical Engineering
1,262 / 20,529
Development Studies
1,256 / 18,894

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 42
1992 15 69
1993 22 80
1994 29 106
1995 41 123
1996 35 191
1997 53 203
1998 46 286
1999 63 274
2000 81 424
2001 97 436
2002 104 506
2003 132 694
2004 120 719
2005 181 904
2006 223 1000
2007 326 1367
2008 341 1664
2009 475 2196
2010 555 2881
2011 560 3928
2012 656 4864
2013 713 6148
2014 760 7523
2015 785 9316
2016 862 10218
2017 1042 11872
2018 1053 14002
2019 1110 17833
2020 1247 21967
2021 1212 26354
2022 1160 26822
2023 1199 29272
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The tuition table for University of the Andes, Colombia gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (COP)
Undergraduate Programs Approximately 25,000,000 - 30,000,000
Graduate Programs Approximately 30,000,000 - 40,000,000
Executive Education Programs Varies by program

The University of the Andes, Colombia has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 the Andes, Colombia.

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 No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Administration, Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Design, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fine Arts, Geophysics, History, Industrial Engineering, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology
Especialización Civil Engineering, Commercial Law, Computer Engineering, Curriculum, Development Studies, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Environmental Management, Epidemiology, Finance, International Law, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Paediatrics, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Private Law, Public Administration, Public Law, Regional Planning, Secondary Education, Social Work, Taxation
Maestría Administration, Administrative Law, Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Artificial Intelligence, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business Computing, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Clinical Psychology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Design, Development Studies, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Finance, Gender Studies, Geography (Human), Government, Heritage Preservation, History, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, International Law, International Studies, Journalism, Justice Administration, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Music, Peace and Disarmament, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Law, Regional Planning, Sociology, Software Engineering, Taxation, Town Planning, Visual Arts
Doctorado Administration, Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Engineering, Engineering Management, History, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology

University of the Andes, Colombia alumni

  1. César Gaviria

    César Gaviria
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1947-.. (age 77)

    César Augusto Gaviria Trujillo is a Colombian economist and politician who served as the President of Colombia from 1990 to 1994, Secretary General of the Organization of American States from 1994 to 2004 and National Director of the Colombian Liberal Party from 2005 to 2009. During his tenure as president, he summoned the Constituent Assembly of Colombia that enacted the Constitution of 1991.

  2. Sergio Fajardo

    Sergio Fajardo
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1956-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in the University of the Andes, Colombia
    In 1977 graduated with mathematician
    environmentalistpoliticianuniversity teachermathematicianjournalist

    Sergio Fajardo Valderrama is a Colombian politician and mathematician. He first entered politics in 2003 when he was elected Mayor of Medellín, the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of Antioquia. He was the mayor of Medellín from 2003 to 2007 and is widely recognized for transforming the city from a violent and impoverished place to a model of social and urban development. Fajardo was the vice presidential nominee of Antanas Mockus in 2010, finishing in second place after losing the runoff against Juan Manuel Santos and Angelino Garzon. Fajardo served as the governor of Antioquia from 2012 to 2016. Fajardo brands himself as a pragmatic politician with no particular ideology, with political analysts and media outlets in Colombia labelling him as a centrist politician not tied to the traditional parties in Colombia.

  3. Paola Turbay

    Paola Turbay
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1970-.. (age 54)
    actormodelbeauty pageant contestant

    Paola Turbay Gómez is a Colombian-American actress, model, tv host and beauty pageant titleholder. She was a regular in 3rd season of TV series Bosch

  4. Yaku Pérez

    Yaku Pérez
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    1969-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the University of the Andes, Colombia
    Graduated with magister degree in criminology and criminal law
    lawyeruniversity teacherpoliticianindigenous leader of the Americasenvironmentalist

    Yaku Sacha Pérez Guartambel, often simply known as Yaku Pérez, is an Ecuadorian politician and indigenous rights, human rights activist, who ran for president of the country in the 2021 presidential elections and came third in the first round. He ran for president again in the 2023 elections.

All 67 notable alumni

University of the Andes, Colombia faculties and divisions

Centre : Ethnolinguistic Studies Ethnology, Indigenous Studies, Linguistics
Centre : Interdisciplinary Regional Studies Regional Studies
Centre : Journalism Journalism
Faculty : Administration Administration
Faculty : Architecture and Design Architecture, Industrial Design, Textile Design
Faculty : Arts and Humanities Arts and Humanities, Literature, Music, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture
Faculty : Economics Economics
Faculty : Engineering Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Medicine Medicine
Faculty : Sciences Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics
Faculty : Social Sciences Anthropology, Cultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Studies

General information

Alternative names UNIANDES
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Founded 1949
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación Nacional; EQUIS/AMBA/AACSB/ABET/Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)

Location and contacts

Address Cra 1 Nº 18A - 12
Bogotá, 111711
City population 7,744,000

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