Nexus University

Our Foundation

MISSION

Our mission is to form professionals through educational experiences that stimulate ethical behavior, as well as an attitude of enterprise, innovation, leadership and respect for cultural and social diversity. To do so we provide undergraduate and graduate programs of excellence and perform activities that generate, articulate and disseminate knowledge that contribute to the national community in the cultural, educational, social and economic fields, considering the context of a global world and the norms of scientific rigor.

Vision

Nexus University, a branch campus of Universidad Mayor is dedicated to being recognized as a university that offers its stakeholders an experience focused in academic excellency within an institutional culture of dynamic approach to education and, student-centric philosophy that encourages engagement with culturally diverse local and global communities.

INSTITUTIONAL SEAL

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Interdisciplinarity are the watermarks to strengthen the University as an educational ecosystem to nurture knowledge, ideas and projects with an interdisciplinary mindset to be applied in real companies and products.

The University fosters the entrepreneurship and innovative spirit by developing creativity, resilience, proactivity, and leadership skills, as well as, capabilities to identify added value solutions to the current environment.

These skills are the most important differentiators for The University, the student body and the faculty members. Our plan becomes a reality once Universidad Mayor implements the Design thinking School in partnership with the Hasso Platner Institute. As a branch campus, Nexus University is able to apply the design thinking methodologies into teaching methods and through workshops and seminars to creatively stimulate the problem - solving skills of our students.

INSTITUTIONAL HISTORY

Universidad Mayor began the noble task of contributing to the development of its native country Chile, through the creation of educated, innovative professionals and entrepreneurs 30 years ago. Three decades speak of a history of sustained growth, innovation and leadership in Higher Education.

1988

The first example of this spirit is evident in our foundation, being the first private university with careers such as Sciences of Technology, Civil Engineering and Architecture.

1996

Launched our veterinary and agronomy schools, forest engeneering and dentistry.

2005

Accredited by the national undergraduate Commission (cnap).

2006

Became the first university of latin america that reached the candidacy status for accreditation in the united states by the middle states commission on higher education.

2010

Became the first chilean university regionally accredited in the usa by the middle states commission on highereducation.

2011

Entered the select group of eight (8) private universities that were assigned to the unique system of admission to chilean universities.

2014

Deepened our development in research by creating the center for genomics and bio informatics, which operates under the auspices of the founded faculty of sciences.

2017

Established nexus university as a branch campus in Miami, Florida.

2018

The design thinking school open doors as the first of its kind in latin america.

Nexus History

Nexus University is a Branch Campus of Universidad Mayor, which is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Nexus University brand is part of Universidad Mayor’s strategic expansion into the global educational community. The University provides Programs focused on niche fields in high demand by the current markets. We aim to form partnerships with organizations in the business and healthcare sectors, supporting working professionals seeking to expand their knowledge and advance their careers through a Higher Education degree.