Universidad de Chile

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University Overview

Established in 1842, Universidad de Chile (University of Chile) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Santiago (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Region Metropolitana de Santiago. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de Chile (UC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Chile (UC) 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 176 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Chile
Acronym UC
Founded 1842

University Location

Address Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Nº 1058
Santiago (population range: over 5,000,000)
Region Metropolitana de Santiago
Chile
T +56 (2) 978 2000
F +56 (2) 978 2117

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Diagonal Paraguay 265 Oficina 1505
Santiago
+56 29782151

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
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 Go to Universidad de Chile's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation

1842

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019