Universidad de Valparaíso

country rank  16
world rank  3507

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University Overview

Established in 1911, Universidad de Valparaíso (University of Valparaíso) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Valparaíso (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Valparaiso. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Viña del Mar, Los Andes, San Felipe, Melipilla, Quillota, Santiago, Rengo y Aysén. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de Valparaíso (UV) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Valparaíso (UV) 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 109 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Valparaíso
Acronym UV
Founded 1911

University Location

Address Avenida Errázuriz N°2190
Valparaíso (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +56 (32) 250 7000
F +56 (32) 250 7881
Other locations Viña del Mar, Los Andes, San Felipe, Melipilla, Quillota, Santiago, Rengo y Aysén

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 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
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 Valparaíso's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
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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