Founded 1959 as University Schools of La Frontera. Incorporated to the Pontificial Catholic University in Chile 1974, as a regional branch. Acquired present status and title 1991. A private institution financially supported by the State.
Accreditation: National Accreditation Committee (CNA)
- Academic year: March to January
- Requirements: Secondary School Certificate and University Selection Test (PSU)
- Students allowance: Co-ed