Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

country rank  7
world rank  1763

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University Overview

Founded in 1932, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (Federico Santa María Technical University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Valparaíso (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Valparaiso. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Santiago, Concepcion, Viña del Mar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 86 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Federico Santa María Technical University
Acronym UTFSM
Founded 1932
Motto Ex Umbra in Solem
From the shadow into the sun

University Location

Address Avenida España Nº 1680
Valparaíso (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
2390123 Valparaiso
Chile
T +56 (32) 265 4000
F +56 (32) 279 7497
Other locations Santiago, Concepcion, Viña del Mar

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Avenida España 1680
Valparaiso 2390123
+56 (32) 265 4900

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation
1929

Affiliations

  • Consejo de Rectores de las Universidades Chilenas (CRUCH)
  • Red Universitaria G9 (G9)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • Magalhães Network (MN)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018