General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation UNAL
Teachers 2,505
Students 102,726
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Green, blue, red, yellow and brown
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Search for the truth between the rooms of the academy
Accreditation
• Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia
Affiliations
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
• Asociación Colombiana para el Avance de la Ciencia (ACAC)
• Asociación de Universidades Iberoamericamnas de Postgrado (AUIP)
• Asociación Columbus
Rankings
World ranking394
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation139
Employer Reputation66
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities208
Engineering and Technology221
Social Sciences and Management237
Cost of living in Bogota, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 152 182
Food 111 187
Transportation 22 91
Communications and utilities 52 60
Clothing 21 79
Sports and leisure 21 67
Accommodation in Bogota, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre153
Shared room in city centre184
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre253
1 bedroom apartment in city centre324
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking394
QS World University Rankings291
Webometrics Ranking569
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Location on map - National University of Colombia
National University of Colombia or Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL) - public higher education institution in Colombia.

National University of Colombia - Description

The National University of Colombia has been the centre of the research and academic tradition in Colombia. With a history spanning 140 years, a staff of nearly 3000 professors, and over 46000 students (38000 undergraduate and 8000 graduate), it is the largest and most important university in the country. It is truly national, with a presence in four of the country´s main urban centers, as well as on four satellite campuses in some of the most remote areas on the country, ranging from the Caribbean to the Amazon. The university offers over 400 academic programmes of which 95 are undergraduate, 51 Doctoral, 134 Master´s and 125 Specialization which are in all the subject areas (Arts, Agricultural Sciences, Basic and Earth Sciences, Engineering, Health Sciences, Human and Social Sciences, Sciences). Español La Universidad Nacional de Colombia ha sido el centro de la investigación y la tradición académica en Colombia. Con una historia de 140 años, con una comunidad universitaria de cerca de 3000 profesores y más de 46.000 alumnos (38.000 de grado y de postgrado 8000), es la universidad más grande e importante del país. Es verdaderamente nacional, estando presente en cuatro de los principales centros urbanos del país, así como...
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