Universidad Mayor

country rank  22
world rank  4340

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University Overview

Founded in 1988, Universidad Mayor (Major University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Santiago (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Region Metropolitana de Santiago. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Temuco. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad Mayor (UMAYOR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Mayor (UMAYOR) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 32 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Major University
Acronym UMAYOR
Founded 1988
Motto Para espíritus emprendedores
For Entrepreneurial Spirits
Colours Yellow and green

University Location

Address Avenida Américo Vespucio Sur N°357
Santiago (population range: over 5,000,000)
7550223 Region Metropolitana de Santiago
T +56 (2) 328 1064
F +56 (2) 328 1039
Other locations Temuco

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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 available
Admission Office Avenida Manuel Montt 367
Providencia 7500994
+56 (2) 328 1064

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • American Chamber of Commerce, Chile (AMCHAM)
  • Consejo Latinoaméricano de Escuelas de Administración (CLADEA)
  • International Advertising Association (IAA)
  • Asociación Chilena de Bachillerato Internacional (ACHBI)
  • Asociación de Facultades, Escuelas e Institutos de Derecho de América Latina (AFEIDAL)
  • Compostela Group of Universities (CGU)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020