University of the Valley: Statistics

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#1205 of 14,131 In the World
#53 of 1,756 In Latin America
#5 of 190 In Colombia
#1 of 9 In Cali
#244 of 1,082 For Genealogy
Top50% For 30 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
42%
Enrollment
32,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate42%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination (ICFES test)
Academic CalendarAugust to June (August - December; February-June)
Enrollment32,500

Publications & Citations

Publications
14,176
Citations
125,874

University of the Valley majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
2,181 / 34,810
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,760 / 16,260
Engineering
1,759 / 20,641
Chemistry
1,580 / 24,973
Environmental Science
1,571 / 23,369
Biology
1,478 / 30,770
Physics
1,399 / 17,308
Materials Science
1,014 / 12,851
Geography and Cartography
820 / 5,004
Computer Science
583 / 4,931
Business
523 / 6,526
Ecology
522 / 12,800
Demography
517 / 10,157
Psychology
488 / 4,925
Sociology
391 / 2,529
Political Science
374 / 942
Mathematics
288 / 3,539
Surgery
282 / 4,465
Economics
263 / 2,160
Condensed Matter Physics
254 / 3,202
Art & Design
225 / 857
Public Health
191 / 3,447
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
189 / 2,691
Health Science
181 / 3,281
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
169 / 638
Metallurgical Engineering
166 / 2,789
Pediatrics
163 / 2,687
Zoology
162 / 1,356
Environmental Management
154 / 1,817
Philosophy
152 / 163
Immunology
152 / 6,132
Chemical Engineering
147 / 3,171
Virology
140 / 5,979
Organic Chemistry
129 / 2,462
Botany
125 / 1,305
Oncology and Cancer research
116 / 3,389
Education Majors
116 / 1,194
Gerontology
109 / 1,812
Pharmacy
105 / 1,207
Forestry
103 / 809

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 58 262
1992 82 268
1993 74 360
1994 83 398
1995 71 456
1996 82 483
1997 149 614
1998 135 675
1999 142 746
2000 169 949
2001 165 1106
2002 169 1361
2003 194 1617
2004 236 1579
2005 289 2140
2006 364 2396
2007 436 2935
2008 527 3423
2009 599 4205
2010 698 4665
2011 1088 6097
2012 925 7052
2013 1173 8702
2014 1048 9068
2015 1277 10226
2016 1190 9640
2017 1181 10419
2018 1096 10620
2019 951 12643
2020 1098 15928
2021 864 18041

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 +++
Tecnólogo Chemistry, Ecology, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Management, Food Technology, Health Sciences, Hotel Management, Information Technology, Marine Transport, Soil Management, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Water Management
Profesional Universitario Accountancy, Architecture, Art Education, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Geography (Human), Graphic Design, History, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, International Business, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Music, Music Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Peace and Disarmament, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Sanitary Engineering, Science Education, Social Work, Sociology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping
Especialización Administration, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Architectural Restoration, Automation and Control Engineering, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Community Health, Dentistry, Dermatology, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Geological Engineering, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, Industrial Management, Landscape Architecture, Management, Marketing, Medicine, Midwifery, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Periodontics, Physical Therapy, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Administration, Radiology, Real Estate, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Sanitary Engineering, Social Sciences, Social Work, Statistics, Surgery, Taxation, Telecommunications Engineering, Urology
Maestría Accountancy, Administration, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Architecture, Automation and Control Engineering, Biology, Biomedicine, Business and Commerce, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Geography (Human), History, Industrial Engineering, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Linguistics, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Modern Languages, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Public Administration, Sanitary Engineering, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Taxation, Theatre, Town Planning, Transport Engineering, Transport Management, Water Management
Doctorado Administration, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Government, Health Sciences, Industrial Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Public Administration, Regional Planning, Sanitary Engineering, Sociology, Town Planning

University of the Valley alumni

  1. Alejandra Borrero

    Alejandra Borrero
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    actorsinger
    Biography

    María Alejandra Borrero Saa is a Colombian actress of film, stage and television.

  2. Antonio Navarro Wolff

    Antonio Navarro Wolff
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in the University of the Valley
    In 1972 studied sanitary engineering
    Occupations
    sanitary engineerpoliticianuniversity teacherpartisan
    Biography

    Antonio José Navarro Wolff is an engineer, a former combatant and a Colombian politician.

  3. Kike Santander

    Kike Santander
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    musicianrecord producercomposersongwriterphysician
    Biography

    Flavio Enrique "Kike" Santander Lora is a Colombian-American composer, record producer, arranger and entrepreneur. He is considered to be one of the principal Latino composers of the day, having worked with artists such as David Bisbal, Cristian Castro, Thalía, Chayanne, Diego Torres, Davi Wornel, Alejandro Fernández, Olga Tañón, Bacilos, José Luis Rodríguez «El Puma» and Gloria Estefan among others. Santander has composed more than 710 songs and has sold over 25 million albums worldwide. His work as songwriter and producer includes themes such as Let's Get Loud by Jennifer Lopez, Abriendo puertas by Gloria Estefan, Me Estoy Enamorando by Alejandro Fernández, Mi Vida Sin Tu Amor by Cristian Castro, and Premonición by David Bisbal, as well as many songs recorded by artists such as Thalía, Natalia Oreiro, Gisselle, Edith Márquez, Luis Miguel, Soledad Pastorutti and the Spanish song for Eurovision Song Contest 2004, amongst others.

  4. Roy Barreras

    Roy Barreras
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politicianphysician
    Biography

    Roy Leonardo Barreras Montealegre is a Colombian politician and 2018 presidential candidate, currently serving as senator since 2010. In addition to senator, Barreras serves as chairm of the governing party, the Partido de la U. He entered politics in 2006 when he was elected as a member of the House of Representatives

General info

Alternative names UNIVALLE
Universidad del Valle
Founded 1945
Accreditation Asamblea Departamental del Valle
Motto La mejor para los mejores
The best for the best
Colors red, white

Location and Contacts

Address Ciudad Universitaria Melendez, Calle 13 No. 100-00
Cali, Valle del Cauca, 25360
Colombia
City population 2,471,000
Phone +57 (2) 339 2310
Fax +57 (2) 331 5111

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