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Universidad de Las Américas Chile (UDLA Chile)

Founded in 1988, Universidad de las Américas (UDLA) is a pioneer in broadening access to higher education in Chile. UDLA is a pluralistic, inclusive, secular, and socially responsible university with a mission to provide higher education opportunities to those who seek to follow their vocation and become professionals. In operation for over 30 years, UDLA has more than 23,000 students, 50,000 alumni, 3,000 academics and faculty members, and 500 administrative staff across seven campuses in Santiago, Viña del Mar, and Concepción. 

UDLA offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture, design and arts, economic and administrative sciences, education, engineering sciences, law, physical activity and health sciences, and social sciences and humanities. UDLA is  accredited by the National Commission of Accreditation.

UDLA is a not-for-profit institution.  For more information on UDLA’s academic programs, visit their website

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Santiago, Concepción, and Viña del Mar, Chile



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