University of Atacama

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world rank  4558

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Founded in 1857, 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 degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 163 years 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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University Identity

Name
Acronym UdA
Founded 1857

University Location

Address Avenida Copayapu Nº 485
Copiapó
1530000 Atacama
Chile
Tel +56 (52) 206 500
Fax +56 (52) 206 504

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Atacama's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021