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Universidad Mayor

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world rank  2496

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Founded in 1988, the Universidad Mayor (Major University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Santiago (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Region Metropolitana de Santiago. This institution also has a branch campus in Temuco. Officially recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad Mayor (UMAYOR) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Chilean higher education institution. Universidad Mayor (UMAYOR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 35-year-old Chilean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMAYOR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidad Mayor's Control Typeprivate


Universidad Mayor's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidad Mayor' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidad Mayor's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Major University
Acronym UMAYOR
Founded 1988
Motto Para espíritus emprendedores
For Entrepreneurial Spirits
Colours Yellow and green
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official Universidad Mayor general video presentation.

University Location

Address Avenida Américo Vespucio Sur N°357
7550223 Region Metropolitana de Santiago
Universidad Mayor's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidad Mayor Phone Number +56 (2) 328 1064
Universidad Mayor Fax Number +56 (2) 328 1039
Other locations Temuco

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidad Mayor's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidad Mayor's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidad Mayor's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidad Mayor.

Universidad Mayor: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidad Mayor's admission information.

Universidad Mayor's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidad Mayor's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidad Mayor a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidad Mayor's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidad Mayor's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Universidad Mayor has more than 400 international students.

Universidad Mayor's Admission Office Admission Office

Avenida Manuel Montt 367
Providencia 7500994
(2) 328 1064

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidad Mayor.

Universidad Mayor's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidad Mayor has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universidad Mayor's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidad Mayor's Control Type Control Type

Universidad Mayor is a private higher education institution.

Universidad Mayor's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidad Mayor is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidad Mayor's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universidad Mayor's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidad Mayor does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad Mayor's main facilities:

Universidad Mayor's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidad Mayor's Library

Universidad Mayor's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Universidad Mayor's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad Mayor's main services:

Universidad Mayor's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Universidad Mayor's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universidad Mayor's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Universidad Mayor's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Universidad Mayor's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidad Mayor's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidad Mayor is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad Mayor's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad Mayor's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • 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


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universidad Mayor 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidad Mayor's Facebook page Universidad Mayor's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universidad Mayor's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidad Mayor's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidad Mayor's YouTube channel Universidad Mayor's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidad Mayor's Instagram page Universidad Mayor's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universidad Mayor's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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