The Bernardo O'Higgins University is a private autonomous Chilean university, founded in March 1990 and inspired by O'Higginian thought. Its central house is located next to Parque O'Higgins, in the commune of Santiago.
It is currently accredited by the National Accreditation Commission (CNA-Chile) for a period of 4 years (of a maximum of 7), from July 2018 to July 2022. It is ranked 35 among Chilean universities according to the CSIC webometric classification (July 2017). It is also in the 27th position in the general ranking, and 10th among non-Cruch private universities according to AméricaEconomía 2019. Within the Chilean universities it is also ranked 13th among all the country's universities; 55th in Latin America and 5th among the Chilean private Ues in the Scimago Institution Rankings 2020.
Likewise, in cooperation with each of the dimensions that make up the institution, and which is part of the constant commitment to the pursuit of excellence in Higher Education, the Bernardo O'Higgins University ascribes to Gratuity 2021.