Universidad del Norte

country rank  7
world rank  2289

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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, Colombia (Ministry of National 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 53 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.

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) 350 9509
F +57 (5) 3598852

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
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 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad del Norte's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Nacional, Colombia


Year of first Accreditation

2003


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019