Universidad Nacional de Colombia (reviews)

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Locations: Bogotá, Colombia
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The Universidad Nacional de Colombia, also known under the English name of National University of Colombia, is a public, coeducational research university. It is located in Colombia and was founded in 1867. Ever since then, it has become the largest higher education establishment in the country. The renowned school attracts students from near and far. Its excellent programmes are well-known and over 44,000 students are taking part in those. It has the largest amount of graduated professionals per year and offers degree programmes at undergraduate and graduate level. The 430 academic programmes include 96 graduate diplomas, 67 academic specializations, 39 medical specialities, as well as 161 master degrees, and 58 doctorates. The university is known as one of the best universities in Latin America, due to its excellent training and education, and research achievements, as proven by several rankings of universities in the world. The university is part of the Association of Colombian Universities (ASCUN), as well as the Iberoamerican Association of Postgraduate Universities (AUIP) and Valle universities. The prestigious institution offers courses in a wide range of fields, including medicine, nursing, dentistry, engineering, chemistry, pharmacy, as well as mathematics, physics, geology, biology, psychology, social sciences, music / fine arts, languages, philosophy, and law. The university is constantly ranked among the top universities- it was named first place of the country in internet presence, as well as number one in the region. The Universidad Nacional de Colombia places special value on integration and internationalization, therefore it welcomes foreign students and encourages international to apply for full-time studies or a semester abroad. The campus has state-of-the-art facilities and modern technologies, in order to provide its students with the best equipment and to prepare them for their future careers. An internship is also always an option. Graduates are usually highly employable.

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  • Veterinary Medicine
    The nacho

    Great university, one of the best in Colombia. It has a great variety of races. The campus is great because it has many green areas where you can perform multiple activities. There are also study groups, cultural and sports, where you can meet new people to take advantage of time and the university experience is not limited to academics.

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    Programme: Veterinary Medicine
    Degree: Short Course
    Campus: Bogotá
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  • Administration
    I would highlight the academic level do the people

    It is an inclusive and free-thinking university. The university campus allows all ideas can develop and it is important to highlight the diversity of people who are admitted to study, there are people from all regions of the country.

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    Programme: Administration
    Degree: Master's
    Graduation: 2012
    Campus: Bogotá
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  • Chemical Engineering
    Many experiences with a high quality education!

    This university changed my whole mind. It was very grateful because I found incredible teachers and human beings. There’s a multiculturality that you can’t find as easy, it enriches you. And you becomes a great professional!

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    Programme: Chemical Engineering
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Graduation: 1995
    Campus: Bogotá
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  • Medicine
    Quality without government help

    Universidad Nacional de Colombia is one of the best universities from Colombia, it’s public, head in research and innovation of the country and the continent and available for all the people. It has been seriously affected by the governments in the past 20 years. Even though it has been threatened by the lack of budget and the neglect it is amazing.

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    Programme: Medicine
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Graduation: 2016
    Campus: Bogotá
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  • Medicine
    The best university of Colombia: a place to blossom

    The National University of Colombia is by far the best university of the country, not just because of the research it’s developed and encouraged to do among the students, but because of all the facilities it has for its members at any level. It is an accesable place for people from every social status to grow as people and professionals. It is full of the purest air you can breathe because of all the green spaces it has, that resambles a little bit of Colombia’s biodiversity, and what to say about its amazing professors, with the highest degrees and humanism on their souls, passionate for education and their specific area. But what I love the most about “La Nacho”, as we call it lovingly is the diversity, the possibility to be yourself on its spaces, the chance it gives us to be the best version of ourselves at any ambit, including sports, arts, sciences, community outreach, and self-development. This is my home, the one who gave me the tools to discover my true self and to feel completely passionate about what I decided to study, so I will always be thankful with it for that and even more. Definetly the best University in Colombia.

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    Programme: Medicine
    Graduation: 2021
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  • The best of the country

    By far is the best university in Colombia, because it has the best teachers. In addition, it is the university that more Doctorates generates in the country. To enter, you must compete with approximately 25,000 young people from all over the country. This is a very demanding exam.

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  • The best university in colombia

    The university is the largest higher education institution of the country with more than 44,000 students, the largest number of graduated professionals per year, and number of academic programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels, with 430 academic programmes, which includes 96 graduate diplomas, 67 Academic specializations, 39 medical specialties, 161 Master’s degrees, and 58 doctorates.

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  • Academy and Plurality

    In my opinion, it is the best university in Colombia and one of the best in Latin America. There, you can find most of the careers and faculties that are studied at a general level. It offers facilities to foreigners in terms of stay and so on. We can not ignore the plurality that can be found there, allowing us to know the culture of the whole country. The university has a huge and beautiful campus. It is a good experience to study in the university, considering the quality and kindness of its students ..

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  • Andrea
    Best University in Colombia

    I study in Universidad Nacional de Colombia from nine years ago, I make here my undergraduate program and two postgraduate programs and really I think is the best University in the country, It’s a public University and for that is cheaper than others and has the better professors because is an honor work here.

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  • The best decision for a life :)

    The National University of Colombia is the perfect place to study for its high academic level, prestige, national and international recognition, for its cultural diversity within the campus; Since the students come from all parts of Colombia and the university is of public character that foments the critical and diverse thought on all the subjects of interest.

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