Oferta, aranceles e ingreso a carreras de ingeniería en Chile

This paper presents an analysis of the results of the new student selection process for engineering careers in 2012 in Chile. It includes the offering, the application and the selection results. At the time of writing this paper there is no actual information on enrolments in careers neither universities, but selection data are good indicators of trends of enrolments. Information of costs of studies is also included, because in Chile the cost of studies for families, are particularly high in all universities.
First is presented a general description of the higher education system and the engineering careers in Chile. Then it is presented the system of entrance to higher education using the University Selection Test, and also the application and selection processes to enter engineering careers. Finally the costs of studies are presented, for the different types of engineering careers and university types.
It is expected that the information provided will help the reader to better understand the higher education system and the engineering careers in Chile.

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