University of Chile (UC) - public higher education institution in Chile. The history of UC can be traced back to1738 . The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Santiago.

University ranking. University of Chile ranks first in Chile. University of Chile is among the oldest and the most prestigious universities of Chile. University of Chile Is quite remarkable as it is among the best world universities. University of Chile has garnered a reputation in international circles for its programs in «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics». The university is in the top 100 in the quality of education criterion. Thanks to its high educational standards the university graduates are quite popular among employers of Chile and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. The academic year is traditionally consists of semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. A master’s degree of UC will cost a student a significant sum of 7,000 USD per year. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university http://www.uchile.cl.

The composition of the university. University of Chile is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 37,000 students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. The ratio of foreign students at UC is 5% of all students. The academic staff includes more than 2400 teachers and professors. UC has international student exchange programs between partner universities. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UC. The university has a functioning library.
Ranking   251   1
Country Chile
City Santiago
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
 
4,999 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
 
6,998 USD/year.
Living expenses $513 -849 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1738
Abbreviation UC
Teachers 2,412
Students 37,264
Foreigners 5%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile
Affiliations
• Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
• Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
• International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
Rankings
World ranking 251
Country ranking 1
Academic Reputation 86
Employer Reputation 64
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 130
Engineering and Technology 175
Life Sciences and Medicine 231
Natural Science 260
Social Sciences and Management 109
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 151
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 251
QS World University Rankings 209
ARWU Academic Ranking 301
Cost of living in Santiago
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 208 228
Food 151 289
Transportation 40 92
Communications and utilities 73 86
Clothing 19 72
Sports and leisure 22 83
Total 513 849
Accommodation in Santiago USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 210
Shared room in city centre 230
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 321
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 353
Alternative title
English University of Chile
Russian Университет Чили
Arabic جامعة تشيلي
German Universität von Chile
Spanish Universidad de Chile
French Université du Chili
Japanese チリ大学
Korean 칠레대학교
Portuguese Universidade do Chile
Chinese 智利大学
cy Prifysgol Tsili
it Università del Cile
Ukrainian Чилійський університет
ca Universitat de Xile
nl Universiteit van Chili
tr Universidad de Chile
eu Txileko Unibertsitatea
gl Universidade de Chile
fi Chilen yliopisto
hu Chilei Egyetem
pl Universidad de Chile
id Universitas Chili
sv Universidad de Chile
fa دانشگاه شیلی
ro Universidad de Chile
ga Ollscoil na Sile
vi Đại học Chile
bg Чилийски университет
he אוניברסיטת צ'ילה
bn চিলি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
el Πανεπιστήμιο της Χιλής
da Universidad de Chile
sr Универзитет Чилеа
bs Univerzitet u Čileu
cs Chilská univerzita
hy Չիլիի համալսարան
az Çili Universiteti
be Чылійскі ўніверсітэт
et Tšiili Ülikool
oc Universitat de Chile
br Skol-veur Chile
ka ჩილეს უნივერსიტეტი
lt Čilės universitetas
nb Universitetet i Chile
gd Oilthigh na Sile
tl Unibersidad ng Chile
alt Universidad de Chile
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University of Chile - Official Description

The University of Chile was founded on the 19th of November, 1842. It is the oldest higher education institution in Chile. Generating, developing, integrating and communicating knowledge in all the areas of knowledge and culture which continues to be the mission and basis of the activities of the University. The University is located in the capital city, Santiago de Chile, which is a public university of international quality. All the areas of knowledge are taught in their lecture halls and today the university is at the top of the Chilean university system with regard to teaching, research, creation and outreach. The University of Chile has 35619 students and 3047 Faculty of which 1719 are full-time faculty members. Spread out over five campuses and several experimental stations in Santiago, and has 14 Faculties and 4 Interdisciplinary Institutes and one Clinical Hospital in other regions of Chile. There have been many notable graduates of the University of Chile which include twenty of the past Chilean Presidents, two Nobel laureates who received the Nobel Prize for Literature, Gabriela Mistral (1945) and Pablo Neruda (1971), as well as 155 National Award recipients in different fields. Current data indicate that the University of Chile is...

Description of University of Chile

General Information. · The University of Chile was founded on the 19th of November, 1842. It is the oldest higher education institution in Chile. Generating, developing, integrating and communicating knowledge in all the areas of knowledge and culture are the mission and basis of the activities of the University. This makes up the involvedness of their work and directs the education they impart. · Among the first Presidents are the founder, the Venezuelan humanist and jurist Andrés Bello (1843 – 1865), and the Polish scientist and mineralogist Ignacio Domeyko (1867 – 1883). · The University is located in the capital city Santiago de Chile and it is a public university with international quality. All the areas of knowledge are elaborated in their lecture halls and today the university is at the top of the Chilean university system with regard to teaching, research, creation and outreach. · Faculties and Institutes: Distributed in five campuses and several experimental stations in Santiago and other Regions of Chile: o 14 Faculties: Architecture and Urbanism • Arts • Agricultural Sciences • Sciences • Physical and Mathematical Sciences • Forestry Sciences • Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy • Social Sciences •Veterinary and Animal Sciences • Law • Economy and Business •Philosophy and Humanities • Medicine • Dentistry. o 4 Interdisciplinary Institutes: Public Affairs • Communications •International Studies • Nutrition and Food Technology. · The University of Chile has 40083 students: 29442 undergraduate students 10641 graduate students in Doctoral, Masters, Professional Specialization and post-titles. · Faculty: 3412 wich 1420 are full time and 1087 with Ph. D. · 20 Chilean Presidents have been students of the University of Chile (61% of the total). Also, the two Chileans who received the Nobel Prize, Gabriela Mistral (1945) and Pablo Neruda (1971), both in Literature, were members of the University. · 169 National Awards (83% of the total) have been awarded in different fields to distinguished persons that have been alumni, professors or researchers of the University. · It is placed among the 500 best higher educational establishments in the World Ranking of Universities (University Shanghai Jiao Tong) and in the tenth place among its Latin-American peers in the Latin-American Ranking of Research Institutes (SCImago Research Group, Spain). Quality Assurance · Institutional Accreditation: Accredited by the National Commission for Accreditation in all areas (Management, Undergraduate Teaching, Graduate Teaching, Research, Infrastructure, Equipment, and Outreach) for the maximum period of 7 years. · Accreditation of Doctoral Programs: 30 out of 36 (83,33%) have been accredited by the Post-graduate Accreditation Commission. · Accreditation of Undergraduate Programs: 60,6% of all Undergraduate Programs have been accredited and 5 more are currently being processed.

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