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Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Chile

290th US-News World Ranking

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

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3.1
GPA
33
IB
75
Percentage

Cost

Fees

US$120 per credit + Administrative fees US$300 per semester

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

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

Global

290
US News
121
QS
501 -600
Shanghai
501 -600
Times Higher Education
132
Guardian
329
GTU Rank

Regional

Chile
1
US News
2
Shanghai

Regional

South America
7
Times Higher Education

Regional

Latin America
2
US News
1
QS
1
Times Higher Education

Regional

Emerging Economies
84
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
30500

Students

University Stats
1400

International Students

University Stats
25400

Undergraduates

University Stats
5100

Postgraduate

University Stats
1840

Faculty Strength

University Stats
CLP
6608701

Tuition Fees

University Stats
CLP
3089120

Living Cost

University Stats
3.1

Avg. GPA

University Stats
33

Avg. IB

University Stats
75
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in CLP

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Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 340,,Chile

admision@uc.cl

(562) 2354 4000

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