Established in 1989, Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) is a leading private university in Chile. Having received several grants for the World Bank-sponsored Millennium research institute, UNAB is known for its academic rigor and research excellence. More than 42,000 students are enrolled through five campuses located in Santiago, Viña del Mar, and Concepción. UNAB is accredited by the Chilean National Commission for Accreditation, it was the first and only private university awarded accreditation in research. UNAB is a not-for-profit institution.
The university’s website can be found at www.unab.cl.
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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 private university 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.
Rated as one of Chile’s top three private undergraduate and graduate institutions by Qué Pasa, UNAB is also ranked by the Institute for Scientific Information as the leading private university in Chile in the number of scientific publications by faculty.
- Rated as one of Chile’s top three private undergraduate and graduate institutions by Qué Pasa.
- Recognized as Chile’s leading private university in Barómetro de la Educación Superior 2010 and 2011, conducted by Mori market research.
- UNAB is also ranked by the Institute for Scientific Information as the leading private university in Chile in the number of scientific publications by faculty.
- According to the Mori Barometer of Higher Education, UNAB is the top private university in Chile and the 6th best in the nation in 2012.
UNAB students and faculty have also been widely recognized for their achievements: