Universidad de Magallanes

country rank  31
world rank  5276

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University Overview

Established in 1961, Universidad de Magallanes (University of Magallanes) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Punta Arenas (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Magallanes. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de Magallanes (UMAG) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Magallanes (UMAG) 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 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Magallanes
Acronym UMAG
Founded 1961
Motto Scientiae in Austro
Knowledge in the South
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida Bulnes Nº 01855
Punta Arenas (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6200000 Magallanes
T +56 (61) 207 000
F +56 (61) 207 123

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, 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