Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

country rank  4
world rank  1068

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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 Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 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 85 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. UTFSM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Federico Santa María Technical University

Acronym
UTFSM

Founded
1932

Motto
Ex Umbra in Solem From the shadow into the sun

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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

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate








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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)


Important: the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix does not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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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


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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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

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation
1929



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

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

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Academic Structure

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