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Av. Angamos 0610
Antofagasta, Antofagasta 1270709
The Universidad Católica del Norte (UCN) was founded in 1956. It was the eighth university founded among Chilean universities and the third catholic university to be established in Chile.
UCN is member of the Council of Rector of Chilean Universities (CRUCH) and has been accredited by the Chilean National Commission on Accreditation (CNA). Its main campus is located in Antofagasta city and has a second campus located in Coquimbo city.
8 Faculties, 4 Schools, 38 undergraduate degree programs and 30 graduate programs.
More than 12.000 students.
18 Research Centers, 4 Institutes and a R.A. Science and Technology Park.
Priority Research Areas: Mining, Geology, Astronomy, Archeology, Social Sciences, Marine Sciences, Sciences, Water Resources, Energy and Health.
Recognized as a traditional, public, regional and accredited university among the top 10 universities in Chile.