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Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (USM)

110-V Avenida Espana N 1680 Valparaíso View map
Chile
#801-1000
Private
High
19,273
690

Overview

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...

University Highlights

Total students - 19,273

5.9%
94.1%

Total faculty staff - 690

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690

Total students - 19,273

5.9%
94.1%

Total faculty staff - 690

690
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