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Universidad del Magdalena

Location Carrera 32 No 22 - 08, Santa Marta, CO, Santa Marta Colombia
Ranking

# 1201-1400QS World University Rankings

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3QS stars

About Universidad del Magdalena

Located in the Colombian Caribbean region, the University of Magdalena is located in the port city of Santa Marta – the most historical city in Colombia, and second oldest city in South America.
The University of Magdalena has received high quality institutional accreditation from the Ministry of National Education, making it the second public university in the Caribbean region to receive this distinction.  

The university is also recognized for its environmental and social responsibility policies, supporting the ten principles of the UN Global Pact and PRIME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) initiative. Not to mention, being the only public entity of the Magdalena department with an A+ financial qualification.

The University of Magdalena has a variety of degree programs on offer, including: undergraduate, technical, professional, specialization diploma, master’s, MBA and doctorate, covering subjects, such as:

    Fine Arts,
    Health Sciences,
    Social and Human Sciences,
    Economics, Administration and Accounting,
    Engineering, Architecture, and Urbanism,
    Mathematics and Natural Sciences.


Teaching is conducted mainly in Spanish. However, some courses are taught in English and require proven English proficiency.

About Universidad del Magdalena

Located in the Colombian Caribbean region, the University of Magdalena is located in the port city of Santa Marta – the most historical city in Colombia, and second oldest city in South America.
The University of Magdalena has received high quality institutional accreditation from the Ministry of National Education, making it the second public university in the Caribbean region to receive this distinction.  

The university is also recognized for its environmental and social responsibility policies, supporting the ten principles of the UN Global Pact and PRIME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) initiative. Not to mention, being the only public entity of the Magdalena department with an A+ financial qualification.

The University of Magdalena has a variety of degree programs on offer, including: undergraduate, technical, professional, specialization diploma, master’s, MBA and doctorate, covering subjects, such as:

    Fine Arts,
    Health Sciences,
    Social and Human Sciences,
    Economics, Administration and Accounting,
    Engineering, Architecture, and Urbanism,
    Mathematics and Natural Sciences.


Teaching is conducted mainly in Spanish. However, some courses are taught in English and require proven English proficiency.

University information

Total students

17,254

UG students

99%

PG students

1%

International students

39

UG students

97%

PG students

3%

Total faculty staff

614

Domestic staff

96%

Int'l staff

4%

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Rankings & ratings

Universidad del Magdalena is one of the top public universities in Santa Marta, Colombia. It is ranked #1201-1400 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2023
    #1201-1400

Ranking criteria

4.5
Academic Reputation
7.2
Employer Reputation
2.8
Faculty Student Ratio
1.4
Citations per Faculty
5.9
International Faculty Ratio
1.1
International Students Ratio
5.1
International Research Network
3.8
Employment Outcomes
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