Universidad Nacional del Sur

country rank  23
world rank  3530

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University Overview

Established in 1956, Universidad Nacional del Sur (National University of the South) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bahía Blanca (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Buenos Aires. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura, Ciencia y Tecnología, Argentina (Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology, Argentina), Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS) 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 higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name National University of the South
Acronym UNS
Founded 1956
Motto Ardua Veritatem
Truth is obtained by effort
Colours Blue and light blue

University Location

Address Avenida Colón 80
Bahía Blanca (population range: 250,000-499,999)
B8000FTN Buenos Aires
T +54 (291) 459 5000
F +54 (291) 459 5016

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida Alem 1015
Bahía Blanca B8000
+54 (291) 459 5118

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Nacional del Sur's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación, Cultura, Ciencia y Tecnología, Argentina

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Comision Nacional de Evaluacion y Acreditacion Universitaria CONEAU

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Consejo Interuniversitario Nacional (CIN)
  • Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideo (AUGM)
  • Unión de Universidades de América Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
  • Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI)
  • Asociación Universitaria Interamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • Red Universidad-Empresa (ALCUE)

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