Universidad de Tarapacá

country rank  22
world rank  3180

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Founded in 1981, Universidad de Tarapacá (University of Tarapacá) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Arica (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tarapaca. Officially recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de Tarapacá (UTA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Chilean higher education institution. Universidad de Tarapacá (UTA) 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UTA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of Tarapacá
Acronym UTA
Founded 1981
Motto Universidad de verdad
University of Truth

University Location

Address General Velázquez Nº 1775
Arica
1000000 Tarapaca
Chile
Tel +56 (58) 205 100
Fax +56 (58) 232 135

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local
students
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International
students
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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
Admission Office 18 de septiembre 2222
Arica 1000000
(58) 205 100

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 400-499
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 Tarapacá's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile


Year of first Accreditation

1982


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencia Acreditadora Colegio de Ingenieros de Chile S.A.
  • Agencia de Acreditación y Evaluación de Educación Superior S.A.
  • Agencia Acreditadora Akredita-QA, Quality Assessment S.A.


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Consejo de Rectores de las Universidades Chilenas (CRUCH)
  • Consejo de Rectores por la Integración de la Subregión Centro Oeste de Sudamérica (CRISCOS)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021