Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación

country rank  41
world rank  6563

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University Overview

Established in 1889, Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación (Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Santiago (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Metropolitan Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación (UMCE) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación (UMCE) 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 129 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UMCE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences
Acronym UMCE
Founded 1889
Motto Veritas Humanitatis Lux
The Truth of Humanity Light

University Location

Address Avenida José Pedro Alessandri Nº 774
Santiago (population range: over 5,000,000)
Metropolitan Region
T +56 (2) 241 2400
F +56 (2) 239 3932

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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