Universities in Santiago, Chile
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Santiago
20 out of 31
  • Universities in Santiago
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Universities in Santiago
  • (20 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Santiago
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Santiago
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Urap published most recent results of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. Includes 2 universities from Santiago.
  • 24 Nov, 2021: Publication of THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education. University of Chile with highest ranking among universities in Santiago ranked #157.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: Publication of US News: Best Global Universities. Pontifical Catholic University of Chile with highest ranking among universities in Santiago ranked #308.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: Publication of NTU by Subject (Chemical Engineering). Pontifical Catholic University of Chile with highest ranking among universities in Santiago ranked #108.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Santiago

Engineering - Mineral & Mining
#14 
University of Chile
Modern Langugages
#27 
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Geography
#51 
University of Chile
Earth & Marine Sciences
#51 
University of Chile
Communication & Media Studies
#51 
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Art & Design
#51 
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Agriculture & Forestry
#78 
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Computer Science & Information Systems
#79 
University of Chile
Mathematics
#108 
University of Chile
Dentistry
#134 
University of Chile

Rankings of universities in Santiago, Chile 2022

#1

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

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  • #1 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #135 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #256 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

University of Chile

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (1668 reviews)
  • #5 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #183 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #270 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Diego Portales University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (416 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #542 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]



#4

University for Development

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (409 reviews)
  • #3 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #497 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

University of Santiago de Chile

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (528 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #487 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #516 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#6

Andrés Bello University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (24 reviews)
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  • #15 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #478 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#7

University of the Andes, Chile

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (178 reviews)
  • #9 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #301 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 23 September, 2021]


#8

Bernardo O'Higgins University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (240 reviews)
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  • #17 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #527 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #24 
  • #1956 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]

#9

Mayor University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (12 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #502 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #1428 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #32 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]

#10

Alberto Hurtado University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (134 reviews)
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  • #31 
  • #589 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #23 
  • #171 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]
  • #28 
  • #3020 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#11

Catholic University Cardinal Raúl Silva Henríquez

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #27 
  • #2242 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #38 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #498 
StuDocu World University Ranking - Latin America
[Published 06 September, 2021]

#12

Finis Terrae University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (368 reviews)
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  • #30 
  • #2939 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #35 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]
  • #28 
  • #151 
THE Latin America Rankings
[Published 06 July, 2021]

#13

Central University of Chile

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
  • #31 
  • #2990 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #27 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]
  • #33 
  • #3792 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#14

University Santo Tomás

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (103 reviews)
  • #35 
  • #4191 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #36 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]
  • #37 
  • #4820 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#15

Metropolitan University of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (226 reviews)
  • #37 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]

#16

University of Technology of Chile

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (288 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #126 
UniRank 4icu - Top Spanish-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 July, 2020]
  • #38 
  • #4930 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (110 reviews)
  • #36 
  • #4590 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

Autonomous University Academy of Christian Humanism

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (136 reviews)
  • #42 
  • #5288 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

Gabriela Mistral University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (187 reviews)
  • #44 
  • #7330 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#20

Santiago University of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (511 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #8539 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #601 
THE World University Impact Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 21 April, 2021]

#21

Chilean-British University of Santiago

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (47 reviews)
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#22

Bolivariana University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (15 reviews)

#23

Miguel de Cervantes University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (26 reviews)
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#24

University of the Republic

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (341 reviews)


#25

ISA University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (61 reviews)

#26

University of Las Américas

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (86 reviews)
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#27

University of Computer Science

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (21 reviews)

#28

UNIACC University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (350 reviews)

#29

Pedro de Valdivia University

Student satisfaction: 3.4 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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#30

University of Arts and Social Sciences ARCIS


#31

Adolfo Ibáñez University


Santiago Key Facts for International Students

Population: 4838000

Time: GMT -4

District/province: Santiago Metropolitan, Provincia de Santiago

Living costs for students in Santiago:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 62* (38% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 55* (45% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 54* (46% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 3,295.25 CLP
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type L
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranks #1 in Santiago in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Santiago Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 29 rankings where Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is listed.

University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Engineering (Engineering - Mineral & Mining). See all rankings for the University of Chile.

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Languages & Literature (Modern Langugages). See all rankings for the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Social Studies & Humanities (Geography). See all rankings for the University of Chile.

University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Natural Sciences (Earth & Marine Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Chile.

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Journalism & Media Studies (Communication & Media Studies). See all rankings for the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Arts Visual & Performing (Art & Design). See all rankings for the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Computer Science (Computer Science & Information Systems). See all rankings for the University of Chile.

University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the University of Chile.

University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the University of Chile.

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Education (Education). See all rankings for the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is ranked best in Santiago for Law (Law). See all rankings for the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Latin America:
Academic Reputation 30%
Employer Reputation 20%
Faculty to Student Ratio 10%
Staff with PhD 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per Paper 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU South America:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Latin America Rankings:
Teaching (the learning environment) 36%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 34%
Citations (research influence) 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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