Founded in 1857, the Universidad de Atacama (University of Atacama) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Copiapó (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Atacama. Officially recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de Atacama (UdA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Chilean higher education institution. Universidad de Atacama (UdA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 166-year-old Chilean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UdA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.
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The following University of Atacama's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Atacama's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic University of Atacama's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has University of Atacama a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.
University of Atacama's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.
uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Atacama.
University of Atacama has an enrollment range of 6,000-6,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).
University of Atacama is a public higher education institution.
University of Atacama is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
University of Atacama does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of University of Atacama's main facilities:
uniRank provides below an overview of University of Atacama's main services:
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University of Atacama is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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