Ranking  1989   18
Country Colombia
City Barranquilla
Bachelor (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)USD/year.
Master (citizens)USD/year.
Cost of living $363-572 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 70%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1966
Abbreviation UNINORTE
Teachers 599
Students 14,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia
World ranking1989
Country ranking18
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking1989
Cost of living in Barranquilla
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 171 99
Food 78 143
Transportation 13 119
Communications and utilities 63 79
Clothing 20 79
Sports and leisure 17 52
Accommodation in Barranquilla USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre173
Shared room in city centre100
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre322
1 bedroom apartment in city centre193
Alternative title
old Universidad del Norte Barranquilla
Location on map
University of the North (UNINORTE) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Colombia. UNINORTE was founded in 1966. University of the North has an urban campus in Barranquilla.

University ranking. In the recent years University of the North has a stable position in the top 20 universities of Colombia and does not plan to give it away. University of the North is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must provide the document of previous academic performance as well as the results of the examinations. After submitting the required documents more then (70 percent of applicants receive their letters of acceptance. Keep in mind that when applying to UNINORTE the ratio of accepted students may vary depending on the popularity of the chosen program. The academic year is traditionally divided into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 5,000 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website http://www.uninorte.edu.co.

The composition of the university. University of the North is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 15 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. The Approximate number of specialists teaching at UNINORTE is 599. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.

Infrastructure of UNINORTE. The university has a dedicated library.
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