University of Santiago de Chile: Statistics

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#1107 of 14,131 In the World
#51 of 1,756 In Latin America
#4 of 60 In Chile
#3 of 31 In Santiago
#289 of 1,004 For Theoretical Physics
Top50% For 27 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
25%
Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
usach.cl
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Licencia de Educación Media) and national entrance examination (Prueba de selección universitaria (PSU))
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; August-December)
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee2,750
Student:staff ratio8:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
11,529
Citations
200,687

University of Santiago de Chile majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
2,517 / 61,587
Physics
1,931 / 38,625
Engineering
1,844 / 33,121
Biology
1,655 / 58,122
Medicine
1,349 / 33,189
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,280 / 12,652
Materials Science
1,033 / 15,996
Environmental Science
785 / 13,560
Computer Science
650 / 22,312
Psychology
477 / 10,842
Inorganic Chemistry
450 / 13,224
Demography
353 / 6,533
Political Science
348 / 987
Mathematics
341 / 2,753
Biochemistry
340 / 10,378
Business
331 / 3,585
Quantum and Particle physics
299 / 9,449
Theoretical Physics
274 / 6,482
Geography and Cartography
268 / 1,397
Condensed Matter Physics
261 / 4,953
Chemical Engineering
247 / 3,933
Economics
229 / 2,302
Organic Chemistry
214 / 6,801
Botany
211 / 6,234
Sociology
209 / 2,123
Nutrition and Food Science
201 / 8,204
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
174 / 3,547
Radiochemistry
148 / 3,312
Automation and Control engineering
147 / 1,600
Art & Design
129 / 1,068
Ecology
121 / 2,014
Metallurgical Engineering
120 / 1,327
Nanotechnology
113 / 5,741
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
112 / 3,244
Social Psychology
110 / 4,960
Sports / Exercise science
110 / 1,232
Genetics
106 / 3,120
Philosophy
101 / 88
Microbiology
100 / 3,518
Public Health
99 / 1,847

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 74 271
1992 76 285
1993 84 413
1994 91 554
1995 78 684
1996 137 825
1997 131 983
1998 151 1059
1999 161 1360
2000 207 1445
2001 236 1744
2002 209 2190
2003 256 2572
2004 254 2922
2005 246 3446
2006 285 4407
2007 322 4926
2008 365 5698
2009 418 6662
2010 488 7744
2011 537 8955
2012 605 10785
2013 608 12035
2014 735 13234
2015 771 13837
2016 857 14236
2017 885 15734
2018 914 16260
2019 1022 19212
2020 1105 24308
2021 1091 36984

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $3,750$3,750
International students $3,750$3,750

The University of Santiago de Chile has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++++
Licenciatura Accountancy, Administration, Advertising and Publicity, Agricultural Business, Applied Physics, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Heating and Refrigeration, History, Industrial Engineering, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Metallurgical Engineering, Midwifery, Mining Engineering, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Portuguese, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Spanish, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Translation and Interpretation
Magister Accountancy, Administration, Architecture, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Curriculum, Design, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Gender Studies, Geological Engineering, History, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Public Administration, Public Health, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Taxation, Telecommunications Engineering
Doctorado American Studies, Automation and Control Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Food Technology, History, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Microbiology, Neurosciences, Physics

University of Santiago de Chile alumni

  1. Cecilia Bolocco

    Cecilia Bolocco
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    actortelevision presentermodelbeauty pageant contestant
    Biography

    Cecilia Carolina Bolocco Fonck is a Chilean actress, TV host, and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universo Chile 1987 and Miss Universe 1987.

  2. Leonardo Farkas

    Leonardo Farkas
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the University of Santiago de Chile
    Studied business management
    Occupations
    businesspersonpianist
    Biography

    Leonardo Julio Farkas Klein is a Chilean businessman and philanthropist.

  3. Carlos Caszely

    Carlos Caszely
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    association football playerÍdolo
    Biography

    Carlos Humberto Caszely Garrido is a Chilean former footballer, nicknamed "Rey del metro cuadrado" (English: King of the square meter, Portuguese: O Rei do Metro Quadrado), who played as a forward.

  4. Karla Rubilar

    Karla Rubilar
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Karla Elizabeth Rubilar Barahona is a Chilean physician and politician. During the second government of Sebastián Piñera (2018–2022), she has been a minister twice.

General info

Alternative names USACH
Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Founded 1849
Accreditation National Accreditation Commission (CNA).
Motto Labor laetitia nostra
Work is Our Joy
Colors blue, orange, white
Academic structure Faculty of Engineering
Technological Faculty
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Chemistry and Biology
Faculty of Administration and Economics
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Faculty of Law
School of Architecture
Affiliations and memberships Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideo (AUGM)
Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)
Red de Educación Continua de Latinoamérica y Europa (RECLA)
Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI-IOHE)
Grupo de Universidades Iberoamericanas La Rábida

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Nº 3363
Santiago, Region Metropolitana de Santiago, 9170022
Chile
City population 6,258,000
Phone +56 (2) 718 0000

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