Universidad del Bío-Bío

country rank  12
world rank  2467

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University Overview

Established in 1988, Universidad del Bío-Bío (University of Bío Bío) is a public higher education institution located in the small city of Concepción (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Bio Bio. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chillán. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad del Bío-Bío (UBB) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Bío-Bío (UBB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UBB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name University of Bío Bío
Acronym UBB
Founded 1988
Motto La Universidad de la Región del Bío - Bío
The University of the region of Bio - Bio
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address Avenida Collao Nº 1202
Concepción (population range: 250,000-499,999)
4050231 Bio Bio
T +56 (41) 261 200
F +56 (41) 313 897
Other locations Chillán

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Collao Nº 1202
Concepción 4050231

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad del Bío-Bío's Library
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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Comisión Nacional de Acreditación de Pregrado (CNAP)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018