Universidad del Norte (Uninorte) in Barranquilla-Colombia is a private, non-profit, higher education institution founded in 1966 in the Caribbean Coast region of Colombia. Uninorte provides a unique learning environment in a modern wireless campus with all the resources and laboratories required to pursue academic and personal interests in every field. We are a fully accredited university that encourages scholarly research and creativity of faculty and over 11700 students at the undergraduate and graduate level. We posses high quality undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs that develop competence and success.
Uninorte is an innovative and forward-looking university, recognized as the most outstanding institution of higher learning in the Atlantic Region of Colombia. Recently, our College of Engineering received an acknowledgement which is unique in Colombia. We are proud to be the 3rd University in Latin America to receive an ABET, Inc. accreditation for all of our undergraduate engineering programs: Civil Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, our Language Institute is the first one accredited in Latin America by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).