Universities in Colombia

Higher Education in Colombia

2021 Ranking of Colombian Universities New

What are the most popular Universities in Colombia? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Colombian University Ranking of 189 Colombian higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Colombian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 189 Universities in Colombia

2021 Sub-rankings by departments New

The Republic of Colombia is divided into 32 departments (Spanish: departamentos), which are further subdivided into provinces (Spanish: provincias) or municipalities (Spanish: municipios), and Bogotá the autonomous capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District (Spanish: Distrito Capital). The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Bogotá Capital District. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all departments which include at least 2 Colombian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Antioquia (31)   Atlantico (12)  
Bogota (71)   Bolivar (6)  
Boyaca (3)   Caldas (4)  
Cauca (6)   Choco (2)  
Cordoba (2)   Cundinamarca (2)  
Huila (4)   Meta (2)  
Narino (4)   Norte de Santander (2)  
Quindio (3)   Risaralda (4)  
Santander (8)   Sucre (3)  
Tolima (4)   Valle del Cauca (11)  

Colombian University lists

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