University of the Frontier (UFRO) - public higher education institution in Chile. UFROstarted accepting students in 1981. University of the Frontier has an urban campus in Temuco. Being among the well known universities of Chile University of the Frontier has no shortage of applicants.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requests both the certificate of previous academic performance and examination results. University of the Frontier is among the universities that divides the academic schedule into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 5,000 USD per year. UFRO is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 5,000 USD per year of study. On the university’s official website ( you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.

The composition of the university. University of the Frontier is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 10 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. The teaching staff consists of more than 1500 specialists. UFRO has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UFRO. The library is available to all of the students. The university also provides dormitories for those who need them.
Ranking   3030   18
Country Chile
City Temuco
Bachelor (foreigners) 5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 6 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 6 USD/year.
Living expenses $465 -811 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1981
Abbreviation UFRO
Teachers 1,499
Students 9,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Itinerarium mentis ad veritatem
• Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile
World ranking 3030
Country ranking 18
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 3030
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad de La Frontera
old Universidad de la Frontera
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