Study in Chile

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International students have been studying in Chile for many years, and now more than ever, the country is offering incredible opportunities. We will go through what the cost of living and tuition expectation can be when it comes to studying in Chile.

Chile actually has some of the best and highly regarded universities and programs for international students. We will provide a list of what universities are available in Chile:

  • University of Chile
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
  • Federico Santa Maria Technical University
  • University of Santiago, Chile
  • Andres Bello University (UNAB)
  • The University of Los Lagos
  • Duoc UC
  • The Federico Santa María Technical University
  • Diego Portales University
  • University of Concepción
  • University of the Andes
  • Austral University
  • Major University
  • The Autonomous University of Chile
  • Universidad Finis Terrae
  • Arturo Prat University
  • Development University
  • University for the Arts, Sciences, and Communication
  • Viña del Mar University
  • San Sebastian University
  • University of Talca
  • Temuco Catholic University
  • University of Antofagasta
  • Alberto Hurtado University
  • The University of Valparaíso
  • Catholic University of Maule
  • University of Bío-Bío
  • Catholic University of the Most Holy Conception
  • Catholic University of the North
  • University of Atacama
  • Academy of Christian Humanism University
  • Metropolitan University of Technology
  • Miguel de Cervantes University
  • Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences
  • University of La Serena
  • University of La Frontera
  • University of Magallanes
  • Gabriela Mistral University
  • University of the Americas Providencia
  • Playa Ancha University of Educational Sciences
  • University of Art & Social Sciences

The list above does not even show all of the available public and private universities that are in Chile.

Cost of Average Tuition and Living for an International Student

Every new student wonders how much of their own money will need to go towards tuition and paying rent if they live off campus. While living areas are dependent on where they are located within Chile, for example the higher living cost; the most expensive cities to live in are:

  • Temuco
  • La Serena
  • Concepcion
  • Valdivia
  • Valparaiso
  • Vina del Mar
  • Puerto Montt
  • Antofagasta
  • Iquique
  • Santiago

However, even though the cities mentioned above are deemed expensive, that means only certain areas of the city remains expensive. Otherwise, all of the cities mentioned above are in the category of “best places to live in Chile.”

Student can expect to pay an average of $1,100 maximum for rent, food, clothing, utilities, and any other daily necessity.

Tuition in Chile will come to about $7,600 per academic year starting as an undergraduate. Chile is deemed as one of the higher tuition areas for international students but still relatively more affordable than other places in the world. As always, private tuition will be about $2,000 more than the public tuition that is available.

Why Should International Students Go and Study in Chile?

Maybe the question should be why not? Student that aim to study in Chile and earn their degree there will find out that Chile has the best education reputation in all of Latin America. Two of the most popular programs available in Chile are the English and Art programs and the Spanish Language programs.

Latest Active Scholarships from Chile

Santander Scholarships for Study Abroad

Scholarship Name: Tuition - Santander Scholarships for Study Abroad- Chile 2024

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Country: Chile

Description: The Banco Santander Foundation Is A Non-profit Organization That Was Established In 1996 By The Banco Santander Group, One Of The Largest Banking Institutions In Europe And Latin America. The Foundation's Mission Is To Promote Higher Education, Research, And Cultural Exchange. The Foundation Offers Various...

Date Published: 02 May 2023

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Scholarship Name: Foundation Scholarships, Chile 2022

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Country: Chile

Description: Foundation Scholarships Have Developed Systematic Work With Older Adults. Specifically, These Scholarships Enhance The Comprehensive Training Of Students, Turning Them, Through A Rigorous Program, Into Professionals With A Vocation For Service, At The Service Of The Country.  The Foundation's Social Projects Play An Important Role In...

Date Published: 23 March 2022

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Scholarship Name: $1,000 Horizontal Cooperation Scholarships in Chile, 2022

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Country: Chile

Description: He Horizontal Cooperation Chile - Pacific Alliance AGCID Scholarships, The Formation And Improvement Of Human Capital In The Countries Of The Latin American Region, Continues To Be One Of The Transversal Axes Of Its Development Cooperation Policy. Through The Management Of Scholarship Programs For Postgraduate Studies,...

Date Published: 25 January 2022

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Scholarship Name: OEA/ANID Doctorate Scholarship in Chile

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Country: Chile

Description: Description: The Organization Of American States (OAS) and The National Agency For Research And Development Of Chile (ANID)  offer Ph.D. Scholarships In Various Areas for students From OAS Member Countries. The Purpose Of The National Doctorate Scholarship Is To Financially Support Doctoral Studies In All Areas Of Knowledge, In Accredited Programs In...

Date Published: 08 November 2021

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Scholarship Name: Chilean scholarship to get a master degree

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Country: Chile

Description: Currently Closed For Applications Chile Is Now Offering Scholarships Opportunities For Those Who Are Interested On Enrolling Themselves In A Master Program In This Nation. This Program Is For International Students From Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Costa Rica, El Salvador,...

Date Published: 13 October 2017

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Scholarship Name: EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY (ESO) - Studentships

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Country: Chile

Description: The European Southern Observatory Is A 16 Nation Intergovernment Research Organization For Ground-ased Astronomy. Created In 1962, ESO Has Provided Astronomers With State Of The Art Research Facilities And Access To The Southern Sky. As The Main Hub That Study Of Astronomy, European Southern Observatory...

Date Published: 21 September 2017

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Scholarship Name: Masters Scholarships in Engineering at Pontifical Catholic University in Chile, 2018

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Country: Chile

Description: The Chilean Agency For International Development Cooperation Also Known As AGCID, Is A Public Service Since 1990, Functionally Reorganized, With Permitted Personality And Own Property. Agency For International Cooperation AGCI And JICA And The Government Of Chile And Japan Offers A Masters Scholarship For The...

Date Published: 06 September 2017

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