Ranking  872      11
Country Chile
City Valparaiso
Bachelor (foreigners)7,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)7,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)7,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $465-811 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1929
Abbreviation UTFSM
Teachers 528
Students 13,150
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Ex Umbra in Solem
Accreditation
• Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile
Affiliations
• Consejo de Rectores de las Universidades Chilenas (CRUCH)
• Red Universitaria Cruz del Sur
• International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
• Magalhães Network
Rankings
World ranking872
Country ranking11
Employer Reputation364
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology333
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking872
QS World University Rankings817
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María
Location on map
Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Chile.

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María - Description

The Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María is Chile's leading university in Engineering, Science and Technology and the country's third most important higher education institution according to the National Undergraduate Accreditation Commission (CNAP). It was founded on 1926 and named after a visionary Chilean businessman, Federico Santa Maria, who had died a year before. His goal was to create a university specialized in this area, that would lead to the development and improvement of human beings. He also privileged those skilled students who lacked financial support by giving them the chance to study in the university, and consequently, more prospective job opportunities. Nowadays, the University has one Headquarters located in Valparaiso, which has a privileged Pacific Oceans’view and accommodates 6.800 students, besides of 4 campus (2 in Santiago, 1 in Rancagua and 1 in Guayaquil, Ecuador). Altogether, they add up to 14.000 students, distributed in 43 undergraduate programs, 19 master’s degrees and 6 doctoral degree programs. Altogether, they add up to 14.000 students. 43 undergraduate programs, 19 master’s degrees and 6 doctoral degree programs are part of the institution. Teaching staff provides a thorough education, giving sports and culture an important place. Español La Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María es la...

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