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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
Type Private, Traditional
Established 1929
Rector José Rodríguez Pérez (2006–2014) (reelected in 2010)
Academic staff
794
Undergraduates 10,418
Postgraduates 1,076
Location ,
Campus Urban, 92,414 square metres (9.2414 ha) (main campus)
Colors Azure, Gules and Or
Nickname Sansanos
Website http://www.utfsm.cl
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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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