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The Universidad Católica del Norte is a Catholic and pluralistic university. Founded in 1956 in the city of Antofagasta, it was the third Catholic university to be established in Chile and in 1964 it was recognized by the Government of Chile as an autonomous university, integrated with the Council of Presidents of Chilean Universities as the eighth oldest university in Chile. UCN is an accredited institution by the national commission of accreditation, an autonomous institution created by the Ministry of Education of Chile.
The strategic objectives of the university place an emphasis on educating the student as a complete person, pursuing UCN’s international vocation and promoting the acquisition of knowledge, skills and abilities at the academic level while cultivating spiritual values in the personal realm.
UCN has two campuses: the main campus in Antofagasta, and the Guayacan Campus in the city of Coquimbo. Antofagasta is particularly strong in architecture, sciences (including geological sciences) and engineering. Coquimbo is particularly strong in marine sciences, business and health sciences.