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Universidad de Valparaíso (UV)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Universidad de Valparaíso (UV) is a state public university in Chile, with its headquarters and the majority of its campuses in the city of Valparaíso. It has several other campuses in the Valparaiso Region of Chile (Quinta Región) and in Santiago, which is 100 km from Valparaiso.

Taking its current name as an autonomous university on February 12, 1981, UV is heir to the most longstanding higher education tradition in Valparaiso and its region.

Two private universities would form in Valparaiso in the 1920s and 1930s—what would become Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (UTFSM, or USM) and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV, or UCV)—as state-backed higher education was also consolidated under the aegis of the national Universidad de Chile system.

701+
2014
701+
2015
701+
2016
83
2014
86
2015
=76
2016
LatAm University Rankings
  • 55.50
    Overall Score
  • 54.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 52.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 41.1
    Faculty Student
  • 59.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 45
    Papers per Faculty
  • 93.3
    International Research Network
  • 31.1
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 25.2
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
899
International
33

Number of students

15,343
Postgraduate 7%
Undergraduate 93%

Number of international students

49
Postgraduate 37%
Undergraduate 63%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.