Catholic University of the North Rankings

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In the World#1964 of 14178
In Latin America#146 of 1756
In Chile#15 of 60
In Antofagasta#1 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
Christian-Catholic
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ucn.cl
Languages
Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
256
Citations
2,044

Catholic University of the North majors

by publication count

Geography
31
Biology
30
Mathematics
29
Computer science
19
Psychology
17
Sociology
15
Physics
14
Engineering
14
Political science
14
Art
12
Geology
11
Economics
7
Medicine
6
Business
6
Philosophy
6
Environmental science
6
Chemistry
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art930103
Philosophy23326
Geography2506205
Environmental science2731339
Geology349825
Political science369616
Economics375040
Biology3931501
Mathematics3970137
Psychology4051174
Sociology442010
Medicine4626144
Physics463813
Engineering473125
Business52486
Computer science545929
Chemistry561922

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199911
200042
200144
200233
200355
200457
20051820
2006733
20071160
20081055
20092165
20101791
201112144
201215130
201314161
201419132
201518161
201614141
20178129
20188140
201923184
202012223

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Licencia de Educación Media) and entrance examination (PSU). Special admissions for professionals and foreign students.
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; August-December)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

International studetnsc. 5.300 per annum (USD)
Local studetnsc. 3.700.000 per annum (CLP)

Catholic University of the North has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
LicenciaturaArchitecture, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Arts, Computer Science, Engineering, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Secondary Education
Título ProfesionalAccountancy, Engineering, Geology

General info

Alternative namesUCN
Universidad Católica del Norte
Founded1956
WikipediaCatholic University of the North
AccreditationNational Accreditation Commission (CNA)
MottoVer más allá
Colorsorange, white, light blue
Academic structureFaculty of Science
Faculty of Humanities
School of Law
Faculty of Marine Sciences
Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Engineering and Geological Sciences
Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Affiliations and membershipsConsejo de Rectores de las Universidades Chilenas (CRUCH)
Red Universitaria G9
Red Universitaria Nacional (REUNA)
Consorcio para el Acceso a la Información Científica Electrónica (CINCEL)
Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas (CEAZA)
Centro de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica para la Minería (CICITEM)

Location and Contacts

AddressAvenida Angamos Nº 0610
Antofagasta, Antofagasta, 1270709
Chile
City population349,000
Phone+56 (55) 355 002
Fax+56 (55) 355 093

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