Universidad de Aconcagua

country rank  46
world rank  7496

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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 30 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 University of Aconcagua, Chile
Acronym UAC
Founded 1989

University Location

Address Alvares 2228
Viña del Mar (population range: 250,000-499,999)
2570087 Valparaiso
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
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
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 Not available
Admission Office Alvares 2228
Viña del Mar 2570087
+56 (32) 323 500

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación, Chile

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020