Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Rankings

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In the World#391 of 14178
In Latin America#15 of 1756
In Chile#2 of 60
In Santiago#2 of 31
In Philosophy#76 of 5,138

Quick Review

Religion
Christian-Catholic
Enrollment
32,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
uc.cl
Languages
Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
42,566
Citations
1,049,095

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile majors

by publication count

Medicine
8,564
Biology
4,839
Physics
4,049
Chemistry
3,052
Philosophy
1,793
Psychology
1,756
Mathematics
1,603
Political science
1,475
Art
1,468
Computer science
1,447
Geography
1,350
Materials science
1,057
Sociology
908
Economics
888
Engineering
698
Environmental science
614
Business
574
Geology
450
History
168

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy1323,417
Art1721,522
Economics20248,085
Physics210199,866
Geography23418,423
Political science2699,310
Environmental science42318,113
Medicine436146,977
Biology445176,881
Sociology5098,579
Mathematics55025,833
Engineering55915,065
Psychology57837,291
Computer science58236,607
Business6209,157
Geology6207,680
Chemistry70459,227
Materials science112613,934
History117286

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990210971
19912071127
19922001091
19932191317
19942341372
19952191588
19962551769
19972921771
19982792398
19993592996
20004703604
20014994572
20026516425
20037048042
200478510358
200590312640
2006102316033
2007113718583
2008127522403
2009142226493
2010142829667
2011180136882
2012187843610
2013201450496
2014241059892
2015270070757
2016310373708
2017312676451
2018288074356
2019287083745
2020281695110

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Licencia de Educación Media) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; August-December)
Enrollment32,500
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

Undergraduate
Local students$6,250
International students$6,250

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+
BachillerPhilosophy, Religious Studies, Theology
LicenciaturaAesthetics, Agriculture, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Geography, History, Law, Management, Mathematics, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies
Título ProfesionalBiochemistry, Business Administration, Design, Economics, Engineering, Geography, Journalism, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Translation and Interpretation
MagisterBusiness Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Public Administration
DoctoradoAgriculture, Architecture, Astrophysics, Biology, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Fine Arts, Genetics, Geography, Health Sciences, History, Industrial Engineering, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Neurosciences, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Theology, Transport Management, Urban Studies

General info

Alternative namesPUC
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Founded1888
WikipediaPontifical Catholic University of Chile
AccreditationNational Accreditation Commission (CNA); AACSB (USA); MEXA (MERCOSUR) RIBA (United Kingdom); ABET (USA); AAMC (USA) ACEJMC (USA)
MottoIn Christi lumine pro mundi vita
Affiliations and membershipsInternational Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)

Location and Contacts

AddressAvenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Nº 340
Santiago, Region Metropolitana de Santiago
Chile
City population6,258,000
Phone+56 (2) 222 4516
Fax+56 (2) 354 2739

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