Universidad de Santiago de Chile

country rank  9
world rank  2043

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University Overview

Founded in 1849, Universidad de Santiago de Chile (University of Santiago de Chile) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Santiago (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Metropolitan Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Viña del Mar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees) in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 168 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Chilean higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USACH also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Santiago de Chile
Acronym USACH
Founded 1849
Motto Labor laetitia nostra
Work is Our Joy
Colours Blue, orange and white

University Location

Address Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Nº 3363
Santiago (population range: over 5,000,000)
9170022 Metropolitan Region
Chile
T +56 (2) 718 0000
F +56
Other locations Viña del Mar

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Las Sophoras 175, Centro de Eventos Nacionales e Internacionales
Santiago 9170022
+56 (2) 718 2707
(2) 718 3701

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Santiago de Chile's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation
1981


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Comisión Nacional de Acreditación de Pregrado (CNAP)

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018