Higher Education Sector

Higher Education Students Total
All higher education students (both domestic and international) 1,232,191
Higher Education Institutions Total
Public higher education institutions 16
All higher education institutions 159*

*Higher education institutions include: 60 universities, 43 professional institutes (IP) and 56 vocational formation centers (CFT)

Source: Higher Education Information Service (SIES), Ministry of Education Chile

2010

Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
987,643
Total count of all higher education students in Chile's public institutions:
310,890
Total count of all higher education students in Chile's private institutions:
676,753

Total number of higher education institutions:
173
Number of public institutions:
25
Number of private institutions:
148

Higher education academic year:
March to December







Source: Higher Education Division, Ministry of Education Chile

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