General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1982
Abbreviation UDP
Teachers 1,102
Students 16,193
Foreigners 2%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Tradition, Innovation, Pluralism
• Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile
World ranking 711
Country ranking 7
International Faculty 351
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 330
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 711
QS World University Rankings 680
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
Spanish Universidad Diego Portales
old Universidad Diego Portales
Location on map
Diego Portales University (UDP) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Chile. UDPstarted accepting students in 1982. It has an urban campus located in Santiago.

University ranking. Diego Portales University is a desirable place to study for the citizens of Chile and foreigners alike. Despite being one of the youngest educational institutions, Diego Portales University it ranks 7 in the national ratings of Chile. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities. According to the international rankings, the strongest program of the university is «Arts and Humanities».

Application process and the cost of tuition. When considering an applicant the deciding factor is always his/hers academic performance. Diego Portales University is among the universities that divides the academic schedule into semesters.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Diego Portales University teaches more than 16 thousand students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. At UDP there are about 2% of foreigners. The teaching staff consists of more than 1100 specialists. Foreign specialists are the majority of the academic staff. UDP has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UDP. The university has a functioning library.
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