University of La Frontera


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University of La Frontera History

University of La Frontera was established in the year 1981. It is a private university which is situated in Temuco in Chile. It was formed after the amalgamation of University of Chile headquarter and the Technical University of the State. It gained its anonymity on the merger. It is a member of Chilean Traditional Universities.

University of La Frontera Programs, Courses and Schools 

University of La Frontera is organised into six academic faculties, six interdisciplinary institutes and seven centres of excellence. It offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in various disciplines of study. Additional degree courses include innovation studies and specialisation courses.

Faculties recruited by the university hold impressive credentials from the renowned universities of the world. Students can also go for language trainings, integral trainings, technical courses, student exchange program, continuous education, PROENTA-UFRO program, PIRI program and virtual learning.

University of La Frontera Campuses

University of La Frontera has got urban campus with student friendly and environment friendly environment. Campus services include parking lot, conference rooms, lecture halls, recreational area, cafeterias, athletic fields, theatre, healthcare centre, academic units, auditorium, modern classrooms and campus security. Students can become the member of student societies which help in skill development. Cultural, sports and educational events are organised throughout the year.

University library is the digital unit stocked with books, repositories, catalogues, archives, research guides, documents and periodicals. Databases, computer systems, tutorials, training rooms, tutorials, education programs, classrooms, self renewal services, study areas and help centre are accessible.

University of La Frontera Achievements and USP

University of La Frontera is the renowned and internationally acclaimed university. It is ranked among the top 11% universities of the world and among top 10 universities of the country. The Times Higher Education has ranked the university among the top 10 universities of the country, top 50 universities of Latin America and at 3rd spot among state universities of Chile. Its aim of promoting higher and professional education has always gained recognition in the society.

Scholarships, grants and fees waivers are awarded to the students, either as recognition or as financial assistance. They have to apply for these assistances.

University of La Frontera Notable Alumni

Leticia Barrientos (Researcher), Andrea Parra (Nurse), Gloria Dunkler (Writer), Alberto Pizarro (Agronomist), Carmen Gloria Aravena (Politician), Jaime Luis Huenun (Writer), Gustavo Curaqueo (Researcher).

University of La Frontera Application Requirements


University of La Frontera Deadlines

Bachelors: August 21, February 8
Masters: August 21, February 8

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

University of La Frontera Rankings


US News
1201 -1400
1001 -1200
Times Higher Education
GTU Rank


US News


South America
Times Higher Education


Latin America
US News
Times Higher Education


Emerging Economies
201 -250
Times Higher Education
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