Universidad de La Serena

country rank  28
world rank  5013

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University Overview

Established in 1981, Universidad de La Serena (University of La Serena) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of La Serena (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Coquimbo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de La Serena (USERENA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de La Serena (USERENA) 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 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name
Name University of La Serena
Acronym USERENA
Founded 1981
Motto Tu Universidad Estatal en la Región Coquimbo
Your State University in the Coquimbo Region

University Location

Address Avenida Raúl Bitran s/n
La Serena (population range: 250,000-499,999)
1700000 Coquimbo
Chile
T +56 (51) 204 000
F +56 (51) 204 310

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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+56

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
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
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation

1981

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019