Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB)

Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB)

UNAB is the largest university in Chile and is ranked among the top three private institutions of higher education in the country.

UNAB

UNAB is the largest university in Chile and is ranked among the top three private institutions of higher education in the country.

Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) Health Student and Faculty

UNAB is the largest university in Chile and is ranked among the top three private institutions of higher education in the country.

UNAB new logoEstablished in 1989, Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) is known for its academic rigor and excellence in research. More than 45,000 students are enrolled at UNAB campuses in Santiago, Viña del Mar and Concepción. UNAB is accredited by the Chilean National Commission for Accreditation, and it is the only private university in Chile that has been awarded accreditation in research. UNAB has received several grants for its World Bank-sponsored Millennium research institute. UNAB is a not-for-profit institution.

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UNAB students earn undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture and design, business administration, communication, ecology and natural resources, education, engineering and information technology, health sciences, hospitality, human sciences, law and maritime studies. Of special note are UNAB’s accredited doctoral and health sciences programs, medical school and Millennium Research Centers.

Universidad Andrés Bello is accredited through the Chilean National Commission for Accreditation. It is the first and only private university in Chile that has been awarded accreditation in research.

UNAB social responsibility initiatives include the U.N.’s Global Compact Executive Office, Marine Biology Research Center, Center for Sustainability, as well as health, legal, dental and psychology clinics. UNAB also participates in the YouthActionNet® Acción Jóven / Reconocimiento UNAB program, in collaboration with the International Youth Foundation and the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation.

Universidad Andrés Bello has received many awards and distinctions, including:

  • The Institute for Scientific Information ranked UNAB as the top private university in Chile based on the number of scientific publications by faculty.
  • Qué Pasa magazine ranked UNAB among Chile’s top three private undergraduate and graduate institutions.
  • UNAB was recognized as Chile’s top private university and the sixth best overall (public or private), according to studies conducted by the Ipsos MORI market research firm and published in Barómetro de la Educación Superior.

UNAB students and faculty have been widely recognized for their achievements:  

Universidad Andrés Bello program recognized by the World Tourism Organization
Universidad Andrés Bello program recognized by the World Tourism Organization
Doctoral student from Universidad Andrés Bello recognized at international conference
Doctoral student from Universidad Andrés Bello recognized at international conference
Universidad Andrés Bello’s Vice Rector of Research wins award in Spain
Universidad Andrés Bello’s vice rector of research wins award in Spain
Universidad Andrés Bello maintains leadership position in research
Universidad Andrés Bello maintains leadership position in research
Universidad Andrés Bello students help residents of Juan Fernandez Island
Universidad Andrés Bello students help residents of Juan Fernandez Island
Universidad Andés Bello team wins at solar power competition Universidad Andrés Bello team won in solar-powered car competition
Students from UNAB’s School of Biochemistry won second place at the 2012 ANEB Congress Students from UNAB's School of Biochemistry placed at the 2012 ANEB Congress
UNAB Graduate will carry Chile’s flag in 2012 Olympic Games in London UNAB graduate carried Chile's flag in the 2012 Olympic Games
UNAB alumni receive Here for Good Alumni award UNAB alumni receive Here for Good alumni award
22 U. Andrés Bello students win PhD scholarships from CONICYT Twenty-two UNAB students won Ph.D. scholarships from CONICYT