University of Valparaíso

country rank  20
world rank  3399

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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 108 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019