Universidad de La Frontera

country rank  14
world rank  2579

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University Overview

Founded in 1981, Universidad de La Frontera (University of La Frontera) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Temuco (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Araucania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Angol, Pucoón. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 37 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 University of La Frontera
Acronym UFRO
Founded 1981
Motto Itinerarium mentis ad veritatem
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida Francisco Salazar Nº 01145
Temuco (population range: 250,000-499,999)
4811230 Araucania
Chile
T +56 (45) 2325 000
F +56 (45) 259 2822
Other locations Angol, Pucoón

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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida Francisco Salazar Nº 01145
Temuco 4811230
+56 (45)2 325 012
800 600 450

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
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 La Frontera's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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
1981

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018