USS University at

country rank  23
world rank  4555

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, Universidad San Sebastián (San Sebastián University) is a private 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): Concepción, Talcahuano, Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad San Sebastián (USS) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad San Sebastián (USS) 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name San Sebastián University
Acronym USS
Founded 1990
Motto Creer, crear, emprender
Believe, create, undertake

University Location

Address Calle Cruz Nº 1577
Concepción (population range: 250,000-499,999)
4030000 Bio Bio
T +56 (41) 240 0000
F +56 (41) 240 0002
Other locations Concepción, Talcahuano, Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad San Sebastián's Library
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
Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile

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Academic Structure

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