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Universidad de La Frontera

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Overview

Founded in 1981, Universidad de La Frontera (University of La Frontera) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the 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/recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 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. This 36 years old H.E. 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. UFRO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name University of La Frontera
Acronym UFRO
Founded 1981
Motto Itinerarium mentis ad veritatem
Colours Blue and white
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Location


Address Avenida Francisco Salazar Nº 01145
Temuco
4811230 Araucania
Chile
Population range 250,000-499,999
Phone +56 (45) 2325 000
Fax +56 (45) 259 2822
Other locations Angol, Pucoón
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de La Frontera's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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
Phone +56 (45)2 325 012
800 600 450

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de La Frontera'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 Student Enrolment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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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 Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad de La Frontera 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 and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation

1981



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