Universidad de Aconcagua

country rank  49
world rank  7891

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University Overview

Established in 1989, Universidad de Aconcagua (University of Aconcagua, Chile) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Viña del Mar (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Valparaiso. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): La Serena, San Felipe, Santiagi, Limache, La Ligua. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Chile (Ministry of Education, Chile), Universidad de Aconcagua (UAC) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Aconcagua (UAC) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Aconcagua, Chile
Acronym UAC
Founded 1989

University Location

Address Alvares 2228
Viña del Mar (population range: 250,000-499,999)
2570087 Valparaiso
Chile
T +56 (32) 323 500
F +56 (32) 323 500
Other locations La Serena, San Felipe, Santiagi, Limache, La Ligua

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Alvares 2228
Viña del Mar 2570087
+56 (32) 323 500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Aconcagua'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation

1991

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019