Universidad de Talca

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world rank  2999

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University Overview

Established in 1981, Universidad de Talca (University of Talca) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Talca (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Maule. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Santiago, Curicó, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad de Talca (UTALCA) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Talca (UTALCA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Talca
Acronym UTALCA
Founded 1981

University Location

Address Dos Norte Nº 685
Talca (population range: 250,000-499,999)
3465548 Maule
T +56 (71) 200 200
F +56 (71) 200 103
Other locations Santiago, Curicó, Santa Cruz

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Dos Norte Nº 685
Talca 3465548
+56 (71) 201 584

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Talca's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020