Universities in Colombia
- Rankings & Reviews -

Colombia
97 out of 110
  • Universities in Colombia
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
20
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Colombia
  • (14 institution and 6 subject rankings)
7
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Colombia
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Colombia
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities updated with National University of Colombia ranked highest among 39 listed universities in Colombia.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Philosophy). Industrial University of Santander with highest ranking among universities in Colombia ranked #42.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education updated with Javeriana University ranked highest among 8 listed universities in Colombia.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Latest Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities from Webometrics. 90 universities from Colombia appear in this ranking.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Colombia

Veterinary Science
#51 
University of Córdoba
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
#101 
Javeriana University
Agricultural Sciences
#126 
University of Córdoba
Physics
#201 
Antonio Nariño University
Chemical Engineering
#201 
University of Córdoba
English Language & Literature
#251 
University of Antioquia

Rankings of universities in Colombia 2021

#1

Javeriana University

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  • #1 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #426 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #446 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

University of the Andes

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #227 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #456 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

National University of Colombia

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (1029 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #259 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #333 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#4

University of Antioquia

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (465 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #434 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

El Rosario University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (92 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #493 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#6

Pontificia Bolivariana University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (211 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #28 
  • #602 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#7

University of La Sabana

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (182 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #543 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#8

Industrial University of Santander

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (251 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #530 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#9

ICESI University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (1021 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #573 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #301 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]

#10

EAFIT University

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  • #11 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #33 
  • #617 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #301 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]


#11

Simón Bolívar University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (113 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #17 
  • #570 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #2538 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]


#12

University of Córdoba

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (87 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #23 
  • #3889 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #701 
ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 17 August, 2020]


#13

Externado University of Colombia

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (144 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #561 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #301 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]
  • #11 
  • #86 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#14

University of Medellín

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (67 reviews)
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  • #14 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #37 
  • #624 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #27 
  • #4175 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#15

Catholic University of Colombia

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  • #12 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #32 
  • #615 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #33 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#16

University of Cartagena

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (118 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #2311 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #1307 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#17

Antonio Nariño University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (37 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #518 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #2202 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #1382 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]


#18

University of Valle

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (299 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #1271 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #1647 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]


#19

University of Caldas

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #551 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #2552 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #2813 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#20

University of Cauca

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #27 
  • #593 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #2268 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #2944 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#21

Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (137 reviews)
  • #22 
  • #581 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #1954 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #2734 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#22

Santander University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (200 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #566 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #3015 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #19 
  • #191 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#23

Technological University of Pereira

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
  • #25 
  • #583 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #3426 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #2824 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#24

University of Tolima

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #528 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #21 
  • #3594 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #21 
  • #191 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#25

University of San Buenaventura

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (547 reviews)
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  • #34 
  • #619 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #3728 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#26

Minuto de Dios University Corporation

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  • #38 
  • #631 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #3230 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #51 
  • #292 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#27

El Bosque University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (176 reviews)
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  • #16 
  • #569 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #151 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #140 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#28

Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Bogotá

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (57 reviews)
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  • #31 
  • #608 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #161 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #45 
  • #242 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#29

University of the Atlantic

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (127 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #561 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #28 
  • #4176 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #36 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#30

University of Magdalena

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (161 reviews)
  • #20 
  • #576 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #37 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #15 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#31

Santo Tomás University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (475 reviews)
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  • #19 
  • #576 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #19 
  • #2945 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#32

Costa University Corporation

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (14 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #530 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #31 
  • #4269 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #43 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#33

CES University

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (82 reviews)
  • #26 
  • #585 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #34 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #126 
THE Latin America Rankings
[Published 29 June, 2020]

#34

University of Quindío

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (150 reviews)
  • #30 
  • #604 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #25 
  • #3973 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #54 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#35

Nueva Granada Military University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (456 reviews)
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  • #24 
  • #583 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #46 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #126 
THE Latin America Rankings
[Published 29 June, 2020]

#36

Francisco José de Caldas District University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (515 reviews)
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  • #39 
  • #634 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #38 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #41 
  • #213 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#37

University of Santiago de Cali

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (668 reviews)
  • #21 
  • #577 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #40 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #47 
  • #255 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#38

Co-operative University of Colombia

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (10 reviews)
  • #23 
  • #583 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #42 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #66 
  • #405 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#39

Metropolitan Institute of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (139 reviews)
  • #36 
  • #624 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #126 
THE Latin America Rankings
[Published 29 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #24 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#40

Technological University of Bolívar

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (188 reviews)
  • #35 
  • #623 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #55 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #49 
  • #274 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#41

Free University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (70 reviews)
  • #29 
  • #604 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #45 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #44 
  • #4574 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#42

University Francisco de Paula Santander

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (112 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #558 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #55 
  • #320 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #61 
  • #5263 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#43

University of La Salle

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (132 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #25 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #52 
  • #4805 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#44

Autonomous University of Manizales

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (107 reviews)
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  • #14 
  • #2951 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #31 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #54 
  • #5000 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#45

Mariana University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (65 reviews)
  • #16 
  • #3157 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #75 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #55 
  • #5088 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#46

El Bosque University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #2920 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#47

University of Ibagué

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (88 reviews)
  • #19 
  • #3482 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #50 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #31 
  • #166 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#48

University of Pamplona

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (78 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #3501 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #44 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #65 
  • #391 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#49

School of Engineering of Antioquia

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (111 reviews)
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  • #26 
  • #4134 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #17 
  • #191 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #35 
  • #4082 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#50

Autonomous University of Bucaramanga

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (258 reviews)
  • #23 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #48 
  • #266 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #21 
  • #3530 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#51

Sergio Arboleda University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (185 reviews)
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  • #28 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #54 
  • #319 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #51 
  • #4757 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#52

University of Nariño

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (84 reviews)
  • #35 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #87 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #3814 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#53

EAN University

  • #39 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #28 
  • #150 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #46 
  • #4599 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#54

Autonomous University of the Caribbean

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (122 reviews)
  • #32 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #63 
  • #378 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #3845 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#55

University of Manizales

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (38 reviews)
  • #53 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #55 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #67 
  • #5573 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#56

Major College of Antioquia

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (58 reviews)
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  • #47 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #71 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #78 
  • #7244 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#57

Colombian School of Engineering

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (178 reviews)
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  • #30 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #34 
  • #4080 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#58

Autonomous University of the West

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (579 reviews)
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  • #49 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #34 
  • #184 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #38 
  • #4190 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#59

ECCI University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (9 reviews)
  • #48 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #50 
  • #287 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #77 
  • #7231 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#60

Antonio José Camacho University Institute

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (20 reviews)
  • #8 
  • #37 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #82 
  • #8322 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#61

Luis Amigó University Foundation

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (359 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #62 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #66 
  • #5490 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#62

Higher School of Public Administration

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (68 reviews)
  • #12 
  • #56 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#63

University of the Plains

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (51 reviews)
  • #52 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #61 
  • #375 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #37 
  • #4120 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#64

University of La Guajira

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (280 reviews)
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  • #32 
  • #171 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #64 
  • #5327 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#65

Grancolombiano Polytechnic

  • #36 
  • #196 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#66

Jaime Isaza Cadavid Colombian Polytechnic

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (153 reviews)
  • #39 
  • #209 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #85 
  • #8840 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#67

University of Applied and Environmental Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (157 reviews)
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  • #32 
  • #4275 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #57 
  • #342 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #25 
  • #3690 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#68

South Colombian University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (17 reviews)
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  • #42 
  • #230 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #49 
  • #4697 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#69

Latin American Autonomous University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #46 
  • #252 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #70 
  • #5738 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#70

University of the Amazon

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (6 reviews)
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  • #51 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #77 
  • #587 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

Colombia Key Facts for International Students

Time: GMT -5

Telephone country code: +57

  • Religion:
  • Catholicism  70%
  • Evangelicalism  14%
  • Pentecostal  2%
  • Jehovah's Witnesses  1%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  10%
  • Other religions: Adventist, Other Protestant  3%
  • Largest cities in Colombia:
  • 1. Bogota: 7,700,000
  • 2. Santiago de Cali: 2,400,000
  • 3. Medellin: 2,000,000
  • 4. Barranquilla: 1,400,000
  • 5. Cartagena: 950,000

Largest international airport in Colombia:

El Dorado International Airport (BOG): 33.439.841 Passengers/Year; 2 Terminals; 13 km. from Bogota city center

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FAQ

Javeriana University ranks #1 in Colombia in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Colombia National University of Colombia is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 22 rankings where National University of Colombia is listed.

University of Córdoba is ranked best in Colombia for Medicine & Health (Veterinary Science). See all rankings for the University of Córdoba.

Javeriana University is ranked best in Colombia for Social Studies & Humanities (Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies). See all rankings for the Javeriana University.

University of Córdoba is ranked best in Colombia for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Córdoba.

Antonio Nariño University is ranked best in Colombia for Natural Sciences (Physics). See all rankings for the Antonio Nariño University.

University of Córdoba is ranked best in Colombia for Engineering (Chemical Engineering). See all rankings for the University of Córdoba.

University of Antioquia is ranked best in Colombia for Languages & Literature (English Language & Literature). See all rankings for the University of Antioquia.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:
Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Latin America:
Academic Reputation 30%
Employer Reputation 20%
Faculty to Student Ratio 10%
Staff with PhD 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per Paper 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Latin America Rankings:
Teaching (the learning environment) 36%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 34%
Citations (research influence) 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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