Founded 1948 as Instituto Pedagógico, Valparaíso, became an Institute of the University of Chile 1955. Acquired present status and title 1981.
Accreditation: National Accreditation Commission (CNA)
- Educational Sciences Faculty
- Academic year: March to December (March-July, July-December)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate (Licencia de Educación Media) and entrance examination
- Students allowance: Co-ed