University of the Atlantic, Colombia: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#3815 of 14,131 In the World
#266 of 1,756 In Latin America
#37 of 190 In Colombia
#3 of 11 In Barranquilla
#1256 of 2,276 For Geography and Cartography

Quick Review

Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
uniatlantico.edu.co
Languages
Spanish
Acceptance rate
70%*

* The University of the Atlantic, Colombia is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes 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; July-December)
Enrollment12,500

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,209
Citations
12,479

University of the Atlantic, Colombia majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
341 / 679
Environmental Science
259 / 2,409
Engineering
240 / 1,408
Chemistry
239 / 1,591
Physics
186 / 1,220
Biology
185 / 1,808
Geography and Cartography
170 / 1,440
Materials Science
122 / 676
Political Science
116 / 174
Sociology
96 / 31
Business
93 / 403
Medicine
83 / 4,657
Psychology
70 / 46
Ecology
68 / 1,355
Mathematics
59 / 145
Computer Science
56 / 458
Demography
47 / 318
Art & Design
47 / 21
Education Majors
44 / 21
Radiochemistry
32 / 172
Chemical Engineering
32 / 233
Zoology
30 / 46
Math Teachers
28 / 87
Nutrition and Food Science
26 / 412
Forestry
25 / 258
Philosophy
25 / 14
Economics
24 / 15
Environmental Management
23 / 382
Systems Engineering
22 / 209
Organic Chemistry
21 / 216
Creative Writing
20 / 0
Horticulture
19 / 19
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
17 / 73
Quantum and Particle physics
15 / 100
Theoretical Physics
15 / 35
History
15 / 2
Condensed Matter Physics
15 / 75
Renewable Energy Engineering
14 / 26
Atomic and Molecular physics
13 / 49
Virology
13 / 591

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1997 7 3
1998 7 5
1999 7 10
2000 2 11
2001 4 16
2002 4 14
2003 6 15
2004 12 15
2005 26 16
2006 14 27
2007 14 30
2008 17 59
2009 18 128
2010 62 111
2011 57 101
2012 120 190
2013 166 163
2014 164 188
2015 228 270
2016 197 571
2017 225 700
2018 298 969
2019 322 1433
2020 331 4271
2021 263 4373

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Técnico Profesional Tourism
Tecnólogo Tourism
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Architecture, Art Education, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Dance, Dietetics, Economics, Foreign Languages Education, History, Industrial Engineering, Law, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Music Education, Native Language Education, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Preschool Education, Science Education, Sociology, Special Education, Theatre, Tourism, Visual Arts
Especialización Accountancy, Agricultural Business, Alternative Medicine, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Energy Engineering, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, Labour Law, Mathematics Education, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacy, Physics, Safety Engineering, Science Education, Statistics, Taxation, Transport Management
Maestría Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Education, Energy Engineering, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Gender Studies, Health Administration, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Safety Engineering, Social Welfare, Social Work
Doctorado Educational Sciences, Physics, Tropical Medicine

Notable alumni

  1. Jesús Santrich

    Jesús Santrich
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1967-2021 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    partisan
    Biography

    Seuxis Pausias Hernández Solarte, aka Jesús Santrich was a guerrilla leader of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia–People's Army (FARC–EP). He was a member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia until August 2019 and was the FARC's delegate in the Colombian peace process in Havana.

  2. Horacio Serpa

    Horacio Serpa
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1943-2020 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    judgediplomatlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Horacio Serpa Uribe was a Colombian lawyer, politician and Senator. Serpa ran as the Colombian Liberal Party candidate for President on three occasions; in 1998, 2002, and 2006. He previously served as congressman for Santander as Senator, Inspector General of Colombia, president of the National Constituent Assembly, Minister of the Interior, and as Ambassador to the Organization of American States. He was also involved in the 8000 process scandal in which money from the Cali Cartel entered the presidential campaign of Liberal candidate Ernesto Samper. In 2007 Serpa ran for the governorship of Santander Department and was elected on 28 October in the regional elections.

  3. Meira Delmar

    Meira Delmar
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1922-2009 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Olga Isabel Chams Eljach, better known by her pseudonym Meira Delmar, was a Colombian poet of Lebanese descent. She is considered one of the most famous Colombian poets of the 20th century and published seven books of poetry in her lifetime.

General info

Alternative names UNIATLÁNTICO
Universidad del Atlántico
Founded 1946
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación Nacional

Location and Contacts

Address Carrera 43 No. 50-53
Barranquilla, Atlantico
Colombia
City population 1,274,000
Phone +57 (5) 359 9999
Fax +57 (5) 359 9469

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