8 Top-Ranked Universities in Colombia - World University Rankings - Mastersportal.com

Top Universities and Colleges in Colombia

Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Colombia! Cool, huh? In Colombia you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.

Colombia's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Colombia.

Best Universities in Colombia according to International Rankings

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2023) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2022) TopUniversities Ranking (2023) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2023)
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana 801 - 382 917
National University of Colombia - 801 243 662
University of the Andes - 901 220 598
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana - - 601 -
University of Antioquia - - 651 896
University of La Sabana - - 701 -
Rosario University - - 751 -
Valle University - - 801 -
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Study in Colombia

Having Spanish as the official language, surrounded by beautiful landscapes and a high multicultural environment, Colombia is an interesting place for pursuing a degree abroad. Although most courses are taught in Spanish, universities in Colombia have started to introduce more English-taught programmes in order to attract a larger number of international students.


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