University of Chile

Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 1058, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile

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19 November 1842

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The University of Chile (Spanish: Universidad de Chile) is a prestigious national and public university located in Santiago, Chile. It was founded in November 19, 1842 and inaugurated in September 17, 1843. It is the oldest and one of the most prestigious in the country[citation needed]. It was established as the continuation of the former colonial Royal University of San Felipe (1738) (Spanish: Real Universidad de San Felipe), and has a rich history in academic, scientific and social outreach. The university seeks to solve national and regional issues and to contribute to the development of Chile. It is recognized as one of the best universities in Chile and Latin America for its leadership and innovation in science, technology, social sciences, and arts through the functions of creation, extension, teaching, and research.

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Administrative staff: 3.386

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Undergraduates: 29.207

Postgraduates: 9.731

Male students 53 : 47 Female students

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