Universidad Arturo Prat

country rank  38
world rank  6258

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University Overview

Founded in 1984, Universidad Arturo Prat (Arturo Prat University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Iquique (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tarapaca. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad Arturo Prat (UNAP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Arturo Prat (UNAP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Arturo Prat University
Acronym UNAP
Founded 1984
Motto La única manera de que el pueblo alcance su libertad es con educación
The only way in which a people reaches its liberty it with education

University Location

Address Arturo Prat Nº 2120
Iquique (population range: 50,000-249,999)
1100000 Tarapaca
T +56 (57) 394 444
F +56 (57) 441 009

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Arturo Prat's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020