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Universities in Barranquilla

Universidad del Norte

Founded in 1966, the Universidad del Norte is one of the top universities in Colombia and the Caribbean region. The university has received accreditation from national and international bodies, including ABET (the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology). Institutional internationalization is a priority for the UniNorte, and they collaborate with numerous U.S. and international universities to achieve this goal.

In the past few years the university has hosted numerous visiting students, professors and conferences from across the globe. The university prides itself on it's approach to education and strives to maintain a modern, accessible campus, and also increase opportunities for it's students.

The UniNorte is a U.S. style campus filled with beautiful tropical plants, plenty of open green space and even the occasional wandering iguana. The campus has many resources available for students such as computer labs, study halls, gaming rooms, a wide variety of restaurants/cafeterias, a library, athletic facilities and more.

The university is composed of eight schools, including, Engineering, Administrative Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Legal Sciences, General Science. ISA students at the UniNorte have access to courses offered in all of these academic areas.