QS Staff Writer

更新日期 July 12, 2021 更新日期 July 12

QS Best Student Cities ranking: 54th

Home to six of Chile’s best universities, Santiago is a heavyweight Latin American study destination. Of the six ranked universities in Santiago, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile is the city’s leader, ranked 127th in the QS World University Rankings® 2020.

With a spectacular setting adjacent to the Andes mountain range, Santiago is a good option for those looking for a gentler introduction to Latin America. A safe, clean and modern metropolis, it’s likely to be relatively easy to settle into, while at the same time offering opportunities to delve into the unique culture and history of the area – from browsing traditional street markets to dancing the cueca (Chile’s national dance) until dawn.

Prospective students may also be interested to know that Santiago’s strongest score in the Best Student Cities ranking is for employer activity, indicating that its graduates are well regarded by employers from within and beyond Chile. Reasonable tuition fees and generally inexpensive living costs also make Santiago a relatively affordable study destination.

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Internationally ranked universities in Santiago

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC)Universidad de ChileUniversidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH)Universidad Adolfo IbáñezUniversidad Diego Portales; Universidad de los Andes Chile

More about Santiago

Number of universities ranked by QS


Highest-ranked institution

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (127th in the world)



Average international fees (at ranked unis)


Desirability rank


Employer Activity rank


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To find out how each of the above categories is calculated, view the methodology.

本文首发于 2015 November , 更新于 2021 July 。




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