University of the Republic: Statistics

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#1410 of 14,131 In the World
#65 of 1,756 In Latin America
#1 of 16 In Uruguay
#1 of 14 In Montevideo
#316 of 1,002 For Animal Science
Top50% For 42 other topics

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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato)
Academic CalendarMarch to December
Full time employee10,406
Student:staff ratio20:1

Publications & Citations


University of the Republic majors

by publication & citation count

4,009 / 115,639
2,727 / 82,475
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,420 / 44,301
Environmental Science
2,214 / 49,547
1,765 / 65,846
1,235 / 18,786
Computer Science
1,060 / 23,254
984 / 20,525
815 / 38,415
Political Science
754 / 1,906
Geography and Cartography
741 / 7,948
738 / 27,363
640 / 8,812
621 / 18,778
534 / 37,758
501 / 14,116
479 / 4,623
Materials Science
427 / 5,841
408 / 2,095
365 / 6,148
346 / 11,738
Agricultural Science
308 / 4,046
295 / 7,215
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
261 / 4,433
259 / 5,067
Nutrition and Food Science
256 / 5,658
Animal Science
250 / 2,345
235 / 5,356
234 / 8,405
Anatomy and Physiology
216 / 4,436
Public Health
191 / 15,364
Environmental Management
191 / 9,868
Art & Design
188 / 557
185 / 4,979
Development Studies
182 / 2,506
Molecular Biology
181 / 4,947
177 / 10,936
171 / 4,952
Oncology and Cancer research
169 / 3,806
159 / 4,598

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 86
1992 28 75
1993 46 80
1994 59 113
1995 60 238
1996 102 446
1997 126 679
1998 108 1015
1999 140 1261
2000 199 1578
2001 234 2023
2002 258 2498
2003 277 2887
2004 290 3377
2005 455 4360
2006 412 5277
2007 486 6296
2008 558 7788
2009 668 9017
2010 748 10558
2011 935 12201
2012 1033 14097
2013 1123 16176
2014 1386 18388
2015 1388 20941
2016 1803 24561
2017 1617 29941
2018 1662 31202
2019 1774 36901
2020 2024 44388
2021 1846 51472


Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

The University of the Republic has on-campus housing.

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 Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Business, Anatomy, Art Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Conducting, Cosmetology, Development Studies, Educational Administration, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, Haematology, Health Administration, Higher Education, Industrial Maintenance, Mechanical Equipment and Maintenance, Medical Auxiliaries, Mining Engineering, Musical Instruments, Natural Resources, Occupational Health, Pathology, Photography, Podiatry, Radiology, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Treatment Techniques, Visual Arts, Wood Technology, Writing
Licenciatura Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Engineering, Anthropology, Applied Physics, Architecture, Archiving, Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Cardiology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Dance, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Design, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Forestry, Geography, Geology, Graphic Design, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, History, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, International Relations and Diplomacy, Laboratory Techniques, Labour and Industrial Relations, Landscape Architecture, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Marine Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Meteorology, Music, Musical Instruments, Natural Resources, Neurology, Notary Studies, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Ophthalmology, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Pneumology, Political Sciences, Production Engineering, Psychology, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Veterinary Science, Water Science
Especialización Accountancy, Administration, Agriculture, Agronomy, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Archiving, Art Management, Banking, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Cardiology, Chemistry, Coastal Studies, Commercial Law, Community Health, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Development Studies, Diabetology, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, Endocrinology, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Finance, Fiscal Law, Food Science, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Furniture Design, Gastroenterology, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography, Gerontology, Grammar, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, Hepatology, Higher Education Teacher Training, Immunology, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Law, International Studies, Justice Administration, Laboratory Techniques, Labour Law, Landscape Architecture, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medical Parasitology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Native Language Education, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Periodontics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Primary Education, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Public Health, Public Law, Radiology, Regional Planning, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Rural Planning, Social and Community Services, Social Policy, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Sports Medicine, Surgery, Taxation, Telecommunications Engineering, Toxicology, Transport and Communications, Treatment Techniques, Urban Studies, Urology, Water Science, Welfare and Protective Services
Maestría Accountancy, Administrative Law, Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Archiving, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Coastal Studies, Cognitive Sciences, Commercial Law, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Economic and Finance Policy, Economic History, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, Grammar, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Higher Education Teacher Training, History, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Labour Law, Latin American Studies, Law, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Nutrition, Operations Research, Paediatrics, Paper Technology, Physical Education, Physical Engineering, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Administration, Public Law, Regional Planning, Science Education, Social Policy, Social Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Taxation, Tourism, Town Planning, Veterinary Science, Visual Arts
Doctorado Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Architecture, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Earth Sciences, Economic History, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Law, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physical Engineering, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Science Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Veterinary Science

University of the Republic alumni

  1. Tabaré Vázquez

    Tabaré Vázquez
    Born in
    Uruguay Flag Uruguay
    1940-2020 (aged 80)

    Tabaré Ramón Vázquez Rosas was a Uruguayan politician who served as the 41st President of Uruguay from 2015 to 2020. He previously served as president from 2005 to 2010 as the 39th officeholder. A physician (oncologist), he was a member of the leftist Broad Front coalition.

  2. Jorge Drexler

    Jorge Drexler
    Born in
    Uruguay Flag Uruguay
    1964-.. (age 58)
    musiciansingercomposerfilm score composerphysician

    Jorge Abner Drexler Prada is a Uruguayan musician, actor and doctor specializing in otolaryngology.

  3. Luis Almagro

    Luis Almagro
    Born in
    Uruguay Flag Uruguay
    1963-.. (age 59)

    Luis Leonardo Almagro Lemes is a Uruguayan lawyer, diplomat, and politician who currently serves as the 10th Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS). He also served as Minister of Foreign Affairs between 2010 and 2015 during the presidency of José Mujica.

  4. Julio María Sanguinetti

    Julio María Sanguinetti
    Born in
    Uruguay Flag Uruguay
    1937-.. (age 85)

    Julio María Sanguinetti Coirolo is a Uruguayan politician, lawyer and journalist, who twice served as President of Uruguay (from March 1985 until March 1990, and again, from March 1995 until March 2000) for the Partido Colorado.

General info

Alternative names UDELAR
Universidad de la República
Founded 1833
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación y Cultura
Academic structure Faculty of Agronomy
Faculty of Architecture
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Chemistry
Faculty of Economic Science and Administration
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Humanities and Education Science
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Nursing
Faculty of Odontology
Faculty of Psychology
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Science
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Information and Communication
Regional University Center East
Regional University Center North Coast
Regional University Center Northeast
Affiliations and memberships Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevídeo (AUGM)
Unión de Universidades de América Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
Red de Macrouniversidades de América Latina y el Caribe (Red Macro)

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida 18 de Julio 1824
Montevideo, Montevideo, 11200
City population 1,319,000
Phone +598 (2) 400 9201
Fax +598 (2) 408 0303

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