Federico Santa María Technical University

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Coordinates: 33°02′06″S 71°35′42″W / 33.035021°S 71.595079°W / -33.035021; -71.595079

Federico Santa María Technical University
Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María
Logo UTFSM.png
Motto
Ex umbra in solem
Motto in English
From the shadow into the light
TypePrivate, Traditional
Established1929
RectorJosé Rodríguez Pérez (2006–2014) (reelected in 2010)
Academic staff
794[1]
Undergraduates10,418[1]
Postgraduates1,076[1]
Location,
CampusUrban, 92,414 square metres (9.2414 ha) (main campus)[1]
ColorsAzure, Gules and Or[2]
NicknameSansanos
Websitehttp://www.utfsm.cl
The university frontis

The Federico Santa María Technical University (Spanish: Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María) (UTFSM or also Santa Maria University) is a Chilean university founded on 1926 with a central campus located in Valparaíso. The rest of campuses are located in Viña del Mar, Santiago, Talcahuano and Rancagua, and a international campus in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The institution is the alma mater of some notable Chilean businessmens, engineers and scientists. Actually, campuses are focused on undergraduate, graduate and university academical activities and sedes are mainly dedicated to technical degrees.

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Notes and References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María – Ingeniería en Chile". Utfsm.cl. Retrieved 2010-12-25.
  2. "Manual (in Spanish language)" (PDF). Retrieved March 8, 2015.

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