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Universidad de Santiago de Chile

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Overview

Founded in 1849, Universidad de Santiago de Chile (University of Santiago de Chile) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Santiago (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Metropolitan Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Viña del Mar. Officially accredited/recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH) 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 in several areas of study. This 168 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Chilean higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USACH 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 Santiago de Chile
Acronym USACH
Founded 1849
Motto Labor laetitia nostra
Work is Our Joy
Colours Blue, orange and white
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Location


Address Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Nº 3363
Santiago
9170022 Metropolitan Region
Chile
Population range over 5,000,000
Phone +56 (2) 718 0000
Fax +56
Other locations Viña del Mar
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad de Santiago de Chile for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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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 Santiago de Chile'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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Las Sophoras 175, Centro de Eventos Nacionales e Internacionales
Santiago 9170022
Phone +56 (2) 718 2707
(2) 718 3701

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 Santiago de Chile'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 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
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 Santiago de Chile'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 Santiago de Chile 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 Accreditation Seal

Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation

1981


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Comisión Nacional de Acreditación de Pregrado (CNAP)



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