Universidad del Atlántico

country rank  35
world rank  4854

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University Overview

Founded in 1941, Universidad del Atlántico (University of the Atlantic, Colombia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Barranquilla (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Atlantico. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia (Ministry of National Education - National Council for Higher Education, Colombia), Universidad del Atlántico (Uniatlántico) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Atlántico (Uniatlántico) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 77 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of the Atlantic, Colombia
Acronym Uniatlántico
Founded 1941

University Location

Address Carrera 43 No. 50-53
Barranquilla (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +57 (5) 3599 999
F +57 (5) 3599469

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported



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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018