Universidad Nacional de Quilmes

country rank  12
world rank  2516

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University Overview

Founded in 1989, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes (National University of Quilmes) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Bernal (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Buenos Aires. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Argentina (Ministry of Education, Argentina), Universidad Nacional de Quilmes (UNQ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional de Quilmes (UNQ) 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 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Argentine higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name National University of Quilmes
Acronym UNQ
Founded 1989
Colours Dark red and black

University Location

Address Roque Sáenz Peña 352
Bernal (population range: 250,000-499,999)
B1876BXD Buenos Aires
T +54 (11) 4365 7100
F +54 (11) 4365 7101

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Roque Sáenz Peña 352
Bernal B1876
+54 (11) 4365 7112

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 Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Nacional de Quilmes's Library
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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Argentina

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Comisión Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación Universitaria (CONEAU)


  • Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo (CINDA)
  • Columbus
  • Asociación Orión

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018