Universidad del Norte

country rank  17
world rank  3213

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Universidad del Norte (Northern University) is a non-profit private 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 Norte (UNINORTE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Norte (UNINORTE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Colombian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNINORTE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name Northern University
Acronym UNINORTE
Founded 1966
Colours Black and red

University Location

Address Km 5 Antigua Vía Puerto Colombia
Barranquilla (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
AA 1569 Atlantico
Colombia
T +57 (5) 3509 509
F +57 (5) 3598852

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Km 5 Antigua Vía a Puerto Colombia
Barranquilla AA 1569
+57 (5) 350 9319

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
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 Go to Universidad del Norte's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia


Year of first Accreditation
2003


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018