Its head office is located in the Bio Bio region, Concepción city 500 km from capital city Santiago. Also it has two headquarters located in Chillan and Los Angeles. It has an extension of 2.927.647 m2, which 171.613 m2 are built; it is shown to the world as a knowledge productive center, of culture, science, technology and research.
The Universidad de Concepción is placed 9th in the QS ranking of the best Latin-American universities and is placed 28th in the SCI mago among the research universities of the continent. In a national ranking is the third best university of the country and teaching quality.