The University of Aconcagua offers a learning environment designed first and foremost to serve students’ interests helping them finish their college degrees and achieve career success. It operates independently of an owner structure and is free to focus on providing quality education to students. The University tution costs are also affordable. Universidad de Aconcagua is led by an accomplished staff under the direction of a Board of Trustees with strong ties to the local community. It also seeks the input of community leaders through Advisory and Alumni Boards.
The Social Responsibility of our University is to exercise a role as an agent of social inclusiveness while promoting personal and social opportunities for students and adult learners at local, regional, and national levels.
University enrollment comprises 70% of working students who aspire to attain a higher level of training for a second degree or a professional career.
The coexistence of young students and workers is an enriching element of the university community and allows the University to create “an open space available to all”.
The University of Aconcagua is proud to offer programs where international students can share the same classroom with Chilean undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.
DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES WHILE YOU WORK AND STUDY ABROAD
Semester/Year Programs (UAC Semester Courses), in which international students attend classes with their Chilean peers, are offered to full-time students.
International participants interested in attending a Semester or Year Abroad at UAC will have the opportunity to study alongside Chilean students and professionals at Universidad de Aconcagua. The university provides an opportunity to promote personal and social opportunities for students and adult learners at local, regional, and national levels. The university offers professional programs in the areas of Health, Engineering, and Social Sciences.
NOTE: International Students, after participating in a Study Abroad Program in Quilpué Campus, can attend courses in UAC Campuses located along the country:
Calama Campus; La Serena Campus
Los Andes Campus; Rancagua Campus
Temuco Campus; Puerto Montt Campus; Ancud Campus
In order to study one semester in one of the UAC Campuses located along the country, it is recommended to have an adequate knowledge of the target language (that is, at least three semesters of formal Spanish instruction).
The University works on a semester basis. Chile is in the Southern Hemisphere; therefore, the first semester runs from March to July while the second semester is from July to December.
Note: Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm arrival, departure dates, and exams.
Study Programs offered during Fall Semesters (March – mid July) and Spring Semesters (August – mid December) include Orientation Sessions prior the beginning of the classes at the university.
CHILEAN GRADING SYSTEM
1.0 is the lowest grade and 7.0 the highest, being 4.0 the passing grade.
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