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Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (USM)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María is Chile's leading university in Engineering, Science and Technology and the country's third most important higher education institution according to the National Undergraduate Accreditation Commission (CNAP). It was founded on 1926 and named after a visionary Chilean businessman, Federico Santa Maria, who had died a year before. His goal was to create a university specialized in this area, that would lead to the development and improvement of human beings. He also privileged those skilled students who lacked financial support by giving them the chance to study in the university, and consequently, more prospective job opportunities. Nowadays, the University has one Headquarters located in Valparaiso, which has a privileged Pacific Oceans’view and accommodates 6.800 students, besides of 4 campus (2 in Santiago, 1 in Rancagua and 1 in Guayaquil, Ecuador). Altogether, they add up to 14.000 students, distributed in 43 undergraduate programs, 19 master’s degrees and 6 doctoral degree programs. Altogether, they add up to 14.000 students. 43 undergraduate programs, 19 master’s degrees and 6 doctoral degree programs are part of the institution. Teaching staff provides a thorough education, giving sports and culture an important place. Español La Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María es la...
701+
2016
701+
2017
801-1000
2018
  • 33.9
    Employer Reputation
251-300
2015
251-300
2016
251-300
2017
  • 51.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 77.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 54.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 67.5
    H-index Citations
39
2014
44
2015
43
2016
LatAm University Rankings
  • 68.00
    Overall Score
  • 44.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 86.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 99.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 88.1
    Papers per Faculty
  • 91.4
    International Research Network
  • 55.8
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 47
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
616
International
53

Number of students

13,014
Postgraduate 7%
Undergraduate 93%

Number of international students

180
Postgraduate 24%
Undergraduate 76%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.