Universidad de Chile

Universidad de Chile Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 166

University Overview

Universidad de Chile (University of Chile) ranking is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Santiago (population range of about 5,000,000 people), Region Metropolitana de Santiago, which was founded in 1842. The Universidad de Chile (UCH) ranking is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Chilean higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación (National Accreditation Commission). In a variety of fields of study, the Universidad de Chile (UCH) 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. The selective admission strategy of this 177-year-old Chilean higher-education institution is based on entrance tests. UCH also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Universidad de Chile Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad de Chile
Acronym UCH
Founded 1842

University Location

Address Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Nº 1058 Santiago Region Metropolitana de Santiago Chile
Tel +56 (2) 978 2000
Fax +56 (2) 978 2117

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

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 Diagonal Paraguay 265 Oficina 1505 Santiago 29782151

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU) Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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