Top 60 universities in Chile

  1. University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1842
  2. Pontifical Catholic University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1888
  3. University of Concepcion logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1920
  4. Southern University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1954
  5. University of Santiago de Chile logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  6. Diego Portales University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1982
  7. University of Bio Bio logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1988
  8. University of Talca logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1981
  9. Federico Santa Maria Technical University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1932
  10. University of La Frontera logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1981
  11. Andres Bello University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1988
  12. Adolfo Ibanez University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1953
  13. University for Development logo
    Enrollment
    16,544
    Founded
    1990
  14. Catholic University of the North logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1956
  15. University of Tarapaca logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1981
  16. University of Los Lagos logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1964
  17. Alberto Hurtado University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1997
  18. Autonomous University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  19. University of the Andes, Chile logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1989
  20. Central University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1990
  21. University of Technology of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1992
  22. Catholic University of the Holy Conception logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1991
  23. University of La Serena logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1981
  24. San Sebastian University logo
    Enrollment
    16,647
    Male:Female
    39:61
    Founded
    1990
  25. Major University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1988
  26. Catholic University of the Maule logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1991
  27. University of Magallanes logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1961
  28. Arturo Prat University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1984
  29. Catholic University of Temuco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1959
  30. University of Antofagasta logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1981
  31. Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1889
  32. Metropolitan University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1993
  33. Finis Terrae University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1981
  34. University of Atacama logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1857
  35. University of Las Americas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1988
  36. Vina del Mar University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1989
  37. Santo Tomas University, Chile logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1988
  38. Gabriela Mistral University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1981
  39. UNIACC University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1981
  40. Bernardo O'Higgins University logo
    Enrollment
    5,000
    Male:Female
    48:52
    Founded
    1990
  41. University of the Pacific, Chile logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1976
  42. University of Valparaiso logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1911
  43. Pedro de Valdivia University logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1987
  44. Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    2015
  45. Chilean Adventist University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1906
  46. University of Arts and Social Sciences ARCIS logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Founded
    1982
  47. Bolivariana University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1988
  48. International University SEK logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1992
  49. UCINF University logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1989
  50. University of Aysen logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2015
  51. Chilean-British University of Santiago logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    2006
  52. Miguel de Cervantes University logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1997
  53. La Republica University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1989
  54. University of Aconcagua, Chile logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1989
  55. Los Leones logo
    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 $447 + $59-419 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).