Universidad del Bío-Bío

country rank  14
world rank  3281

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University Overview

Established in 1988, Universidad del Bío-Bío (University of Bío Bío) is a public higher education institution located in the small city of Concepción (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Bio Bio. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chillán. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission), Universidad del Bío-Bío (UBB) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Bío-Bío (UBB) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Bío Bío
Acronym UBB
Founded 1988
Motto La Universidad de la Región del Bío - Bío
The University of the region of Bio - Bio
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address Avenida Collao Nº 1202
Concepción (population range: 250,000-499,999)
4050231 Bio Bio
T +56 (41) 261 200
F +56 (41) 313 897
Other locations Chillán

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Collao Nº 1202
Concepción 4050231

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad del Bío-Bío's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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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