"An explosion inside the university has been registered. It injured several people. We are currently assessing the damage caused to people and the property", the university said in a statement published on Twitter late on Wednesday.
The statement added that in the afternoon on Wednesday, protests were held outside the university. One person had been wounded during the rallies.
Meanwhile, El Tiempo reported that five people were injured in the blast and had been hospitalized. Three of them are reportedly in serious condition.
The police, prosecutors and Bogota's Mayor Enrique Penalosa had arrived at the university due to the incident.