Universidad Católica del Norte

Universidad Católica del Norte Ranking

country rank: 17
world rank: 2667

University Overview

Universidad Católica del Norte (Catholic University of the North) ranking was founded in 1956 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the midsize city of Antofagasta (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). A branch campus of this university may be found at Coquimbo. Universidad Católica del Norte (UCN) ranking is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Chilean higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. It is officially recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission). In a variety of fields of study, Universidad Católica del Norte (UCN) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 64-year-old Chilean university has a stringent admission procedure based on entrance exams. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at UCN.

Universidad Católica del Norte Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad Católica del Norte
Acronym UCN
Founded 1956
Motto Ver más allá
Colours Orange, white and light blue

University Location

Address Avenida Angamos Nº 0610 Antofagasta 1270709 Antofagasta Chile
Tel +56 (55) 355 002
Fax +56 (55) 355 093
Other locations Coquimbo

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

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
Admission Office Angamos 0610 Antofagasta 1270709 (55) 355 002

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Consejo de Rectores de las Universidades Chilenas (CRUCH) Red Universitaria G9 Red Universitaria Nacional (REUNA) Consorcio para el Acceso a la Información Científica Electrónica (CINCEL) Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas (CEAZA) Centro de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica para la Minería (CICITEM)

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