The Alberto Hurtado University, also known as UAH, is a Chilean private university, belonging to the Society of Jesus, founded in Santiago de Chile in 1997 and named in honor of the Chilean saint, lawyer and Jesuit priest Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga; It is attached to the single admission system of CRUCH universities.
The Alberto Hurtado University was born with the main purpose of building an academic space of excellence, non-profit, open, diverse, tolerant and inclusive. In its vocation and commitment to public service, the university decided to join the free system in Higher Education since 2016, with the aim of contributing to an inclusive educational policy that has always been part of its mission. The university offers 32 undergraduate degrees, 28 Master's Programs, 5 Doctorates, 56 Diplomas and 9 Virtual Education Programs.
The objective of the university, transversal to its professors, authorities and students, is to transform Chilean society with professionals of excellence. For this, it offers a humane and comprehensive training, with academic programs that together with its general training, flexible meshes and with a practical approach, provides minors as a second certification and complementary training.