Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 358

University Overview

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile) ranking is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the enormous city of Santiago (population range of over 5,000,000 people), Region Metropolitana de Santiago, which was founded in 1888. The Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) ranking is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Chilean higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. It is officially recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile (National Accreditation Commission). The Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC)  provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. The selective admission strategy of this 132-year-old Chilean higher-education institution is based on entrance tests. PUC also offers students a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Ranking

University Identity

Name Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Acronym PUC
Founded 1888
Motto In Christi lumine pro mundi vita

University Location

Address Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Nº 340 Santiago Region Metropolitana de Santiago Chile
Tel +56 (2) 222 4516
Fax +56 (2) 354 2739

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) Not reported
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)

Social Media

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