Universidad San Sebastián

country rank  23
world rank  4291

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, Universidad San Sebastián (San Sebastián University) is a private higher education institution located in the small city of Concepción (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Bio Bio. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Concepción, Talcahuano, Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad San Sebastián (USS) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad San Sebastián (USS) 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name San Sebastián University
Acronym USS
Founded 1990
Motto Creer, crear, emprender
Believe, create, undertake

University Location

Address Calle Cruz Nº 1577
Concepción (population range: 250,000-499,999)
4030000 Bio Bio
T +56 (41) 240 0000
F +56 (41) 240 0002
Other locations Concepción, Talcahuano, Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Social Media

Online Courses

Universidad San Sebastián's iTunes U channel iTunes U

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Universidad San Sebastián's open courseware Open Education Consortium

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019