River Plate Adventist University / Universidad Adventista del Plata (Puiggari, AR)

A coeducational boarding school on the senior college level, with a secondary section; situated on 556 acres (225 hectares) of gently rolling land along Highway No. 132, at Puiggari, 12 miles (18 kilometers) from the port of Diamante, Argentina. It is owned and operated by the Austral Union and serves primarily the Seventh-day Adventist college needs of Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay. Most of the students come from Argentina; others from Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, and other countries. In 1993 enrollment in the primary section was 341; in the secondary, 357; in the college and university courses, 859; industrial students (who work one year to pay the tuition of the following year), 44, making a total enrollment of 1,601, with a total faculty and staff of 319. Histor...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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