Universidad de Atacama

country rank  39
world rank  5965

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University Overview

Founded in 1857, Universidad de Atacama (University of Atacama) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Copiapó (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Atacama. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de Atacama (UdA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Atacama (UdA) 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 162 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Atacama
Acronym UdA
Founded 1857

University Location

Address Avenida Copayapu Nº 485
Copiapó (population range: 50,000-249,999)
1530000 Atacama
Chile
T +56 (52) 206 500
F +56 (52) 206 504

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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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 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
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
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 de Atacama's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation
1981

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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LinkedIn
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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019