Chapter 7

Access of Disadvantaged Students to Higher Education in Chile

Current Scenarios and Challenges

Oscar Espinoza1 and Luis González2,    1Programa Interdisciplinario de Investigaciones en Educación (PIIE) and Facultad de Educación, Universidad San Sebastián, Santiago, Chile and Centro de Investigación en Educación Superior (CIES), Universidad San Sebastián,    2Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo (CINDA), Santiago, Chile


The purpose of this chapter is twofold: (1) to analyze how public policies and some institutional initiatives affect equity and inclusion issues in higher education in Chile, and (2) to explore the evolution of these initiatives, especially in the area of student support schemes. Data analysis was based on ...

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