List of 60 best universities in Chile

We ranked 60 best universities in Chile based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 3.53M citations received by 190K publications made by 60 universities in Chile, measured the popularity of 1,037 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Chile
#242 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1842
#2 in Chile
#378 in the World
Enrollment
33,971
Founded
1888
#3 in Chile
#815 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1920
#4 in Chile
#1107 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849
#5 in Chile
#1246 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954
#6 in Chile
#1405 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1931
#7 in Chile
#1491 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1928
#8 in Chile
#1548 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981
#9 in Chile
#1561 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1988
#10 in Chile
#1562 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1982
#11 in Chile
#1747 in the World
Enrollment
16,544
Founded
1990
#12 in Chile
#1749 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1956
#13 in Chile
#1947 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981
#14 in Chile
#2018 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1953
#15 in Chile
#2254 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1989
#16 in Chile
#2291 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1988
#17 in Chile
#2562 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1988
#18 in Chile
#2596 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1981
#19 in Chile
#2850 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1981
#20 in Chile
#2889 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1911
#21 in Chile
#3023 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1990
#22 in Chile
#3269 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1991
#23 in Chile
#3356 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1991
#24 in Chile
#3398 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1981
#25 in Chile
#3448 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1981
#26 in Chile
#3460 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1959
#27 in Chile
#3623 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1989
#28 in Chile
#3727 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1961
#29 in Chile
#3872 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1984
#31 in Chile
#4781 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1857
#32 in Chile
#5183 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1981
#33 in Chile
#5223 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1889
#34 in Chile
#6898 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1906
#35 in Chile
#6987 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1992
#36 in Chile
#7557 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1992
#37 in Chile
#7712 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1964
#38 in Chile
#7719 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1997
#39 in Chile
#7814 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1990
#40 in Chile
#7819 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1993
#41 in Chile
#7996 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1989
#44 in Chile
#8121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1988
#45 in Chile
#8164 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1981
#46 in Chile
#8315 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1988
#47 in Chile
#9414 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1976
#48 in Chile
#9522 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1990
#49 in Chile
#9711 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
2015
#50 in Chile
#9828 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1989
#51 in Chile
#10070 in the World
Enrollment
125
Founded
2015
#53 in Chile
#10170 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1987
#54 in Chile
#10731 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1988
#55 in Chile
#10873 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
375
Founded
2006
#56 in Chile
#1039 in Latin America
#11229 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1989
#58 in Chile
#1171 in Latin America
#11896 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1997
#59 in Chile
#1203 in Latin America
#12035 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1989
#60 in Chile
#1426 in Latin America
#12940 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1981

The best cities to study in Chile based on the number of universities and their ranks are Santiago, Concepcion, Valdivia, and Valparaiso.

Average cost of living for students in Chile is $452 + $56-401 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).