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Universidad Andrés Bello Recognized as Top Private University in Chile

Findings from the latest Barometer of Higher Education

25/10/2013


Universidad Andrés Bello Recognized as Top Private University in Chile

According to the latest Barometer of Higher Education, Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) was among the top 6 universities in Chile, behind only U. de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, U. Santiago, Universidad Federico Santa María and U. Conception.

In the 8th edition of the Barometer of Higher Education, which was prepared by the market research firm Mori for the newspaper La Segunda, UNAB continues to maintain its leadership position as the "Best Private University", with 28% of mentions.

The survey, which was deployed nationally to more than 1,200 young adults in the 3rd and 4th years of high school, with a margin of error of less than 3% - UNAB maintained the 6th best position among Chile’s universities, improving from 12% to 14%. After the U. of Chile, Católica de Chile, U. Santiago, Federico Santa María, U. Conception. UNAB came in above U. Adolfo Ibáñez, Universidad Diego Portales and U. Valparaiso.

At first mention brand recall ("Top of Mind"), it received 5th position with 29%, versus 28% in 2012, coming behind only U. Chile, PUC, U. Concepcion, U. Santiago and beating the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Universidad Santo Tomás, Universidad del Desarrollo y Universidad Diego Portales.

By type of establishment, UNAB was tied with UAI with 30% of the perception of "Best Private University" among private schools, followed by the UDD (27%), UDP (16%) and U. Mayor (12%).

This article has been translated into English to be shared on the Laureate International Universities website.