Pontifical Catholic University Background
Pontifical Catholic University is one of Chile’s Oldest and most recognised institution in Latin America. It is a Private University founded in 1888 and affiliated to the Catholic Church. It is part of The Rector’s Council of Chilean Universities, the Chilean state-sponsored university system.
Pontifical Catholic University Background Campuses
The University is an Urban multi-campus university. It has 4 campuses in Santiago and one regional campus established in southern Chile. The University has 18 faculties which include Agronomy & forest engineering, Architecture, Design and Urban Studies, Education, Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Arts, Biological Sciences, Economic and Administrative Sciences, History, Geography and Political Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Law, Communications, Language & Literature, Chemistry and Theology.
Pontifical Catholic University USP
The university has major tie-ups with Stanford and Notre Dame University in areas of research and technology. Pontifical Catholic University has academic collaboration with fifty-five educational institutions around the world and 361+ pre and postgraduate exchange agreements with educational institutions in 47 countries.
Pontifical Catholic University Ranking
Pontifical Catholic University is ranked first among Latin American Universities and 137th in the world by the QS rankings. Its law program is ranked 38th in the world, and its Education program is in 33rd place.
Pontifical Catholic University Alumni
Eduardo Frei Montalvo – Past President of Chile, Sebastian Pinera- Current President of Chile, Alejandro Aravena – 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner, Miguel Kast – Former central bank governor of Chile and Raul Silva
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Programs
Average Academic Score
US$120 per credit + Administrative fees US$300 per semester
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
For classes starting on the first semester (March) is October 30th of the preceding year.
For classes starting on the second semester (August) is May 2nd of the running year.
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Rankings
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