Universidad de La Frontera

country rank  11
world rank  1957

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University Overview

Founded in 1981, Universidad de La Frontera (University of La Frontera) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Temuco (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Araucania. This institution also has a branch campus in Angol and Pucón. Officially recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Chilean higher education institution. Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 39 years old Chilean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFRO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of La Frontera
Acronym UFRO
Founded 1981
Motto Itinerarium mentis ad veritatem
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida Francisco Salazar Nº 01145
Temuco
4811230 Araucania
Chile
Tel +56 (45) 232 5000
Fax +56 (45) 259 2822
Other locations Angol and Pucón

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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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 Avenida Francisco Salazar Nº 01145
Temuco 4811230
(45) 232 5012
800 600 450

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de La Frontera's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation

1981


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agency for Quality Assurance by Accreditation of Study Programmes (AQAS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • CUECH
  • AUR
  • CUECH
  • AUIP

Academic Structure


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