Pontifical Catholic University of Chile: Rankings

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The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd in Chile and 404th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 136 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 43,779 publications and 1,028,960 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 175 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#404 of 14,160In the World
#10 of 1,756In Latin America
#2 of 60In Chile
#2 of 31In Santiago
#104 of 1,006For Astrophysics and Astronomy
#188 of 1,127For Philosophy
#188 of 1,043For Bioethics/Medical Ethics
#159 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#642 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 133 other topics

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Medicine

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Medicine in Chile and 531st in the World with 9,115 publications made and 199,387 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Health Science, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Pediatrics.

RankRanking
#2 of 28In Chile
#13 of 340In Latin America
#531 of 4,839In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19906016
19915620
19926143
19935627
19945735
19955627
19967040
19977247
199865101
199992107
200075218
2001105213
2002121194
2003137263
2004160284
2005204623
2006191588
2007235550
2008281843
2009288620
2010263807
20113301192
20124142054
20134581235
20144791783
20156072170
20166623295
20176732613
20186121844
20196293138
20208983628

Physics

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Physics in Chile and 675th in the World with 6,321 publications made and 306,474 citations received. Main research topics: Astrophysics and Astronomy, Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Theoretical Physics, Nuclear Physics.

RankRanking
#2 of 25In Chile
#13 of 232In Latin America
#675 of 4,160In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902010
1991225
19922418
19932711
19943213
19953316
19963840
19973616
1998371163
19993769
200075176
200165319
2002116542
2003134881
2004135337
2005128365
2006178526
2007154696
2008176562
2009212962
2010204977
20112591395
20122981787
20133552048
20144715008
20154765809
20165374811
20174784538
20184713845
20194242761
20203841892

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Chile and 414th in the World with 5,861 publications made and 118,478 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#2 of 29In Chile
#13 of 366In Latin America
#414 of 5,152In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990106
1991167
19921411
19931518
1994139
1995157
19962768
19973126
19981944
19993126
20005171
200155122
200270109
200377259
200491202
200598467
2006117359
2007135269
2008173435
2009220528
2010215688
2011223767
2012262644
20133041014
2014355757
2015362899
20164173036
20174751689
20184631183
20195531185
20206311465

Biology

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Biology in Chile and 575th in the World with 5,816 publications made and 200,848 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Immunology, Botany, Neuroscience.

RankRanking
#2 of 28In Chile
#17 of 324In Latin America
#575 of 4,578In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902620
19911912
19924053
19933430
19943037
19954573
199646104
199758102
199863181
199977163
200074220
200186531
200298300
2003108381
2004121476
2005131397
2006111341
2007175733
2008194764
2009221980
2010181848
2011221991
20122552001
20133021438
20143211535
20153451616
20164311522
20173901700
20183222810
20193801276
20204501780

Environmental Science

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in Chile and 385th in the World with 4,213 publications made and 114,558 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Geology, Agricultural Science.

RankRanking
#2 of 28In Chile
#15 of 333In Latin America
#385 of 4,129In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901630
1991168
19921426
19931012
19941219
19951415
19961734
19972433
19982763
19993599
200050134
200156167
200266205
200352256
200484406
200589344
200697278
2007112383
2008143581
2009162454
2010189458
2011176643
2012178618
2013210888
2014254677
2015256824
20163221210
20173191245
20182591102
2019296797
20203481318

Chemistry

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Chemistry in Chile and 843rd in the World with 3,180 publications made and 78,959 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#2 of 28In Chile
#21 of 279In Latin America
#843 of 4,409In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990209
19912211
19923421
19934232
19943433
19953351
19962970
19974775
19984788
19994487
200060134
200156151
200268256
200365167
200464154
200556204
200689211
200779262
200880242
2009112387
201090242
2011130370
2012144383
2013131423
2014144463
2015144427
2016176688
2017197658
2018178570
2019202609
2020227473

Engineering

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Engineering in Chile and 842nd in the World with 3,062 publications made and 66,748 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Operations Research, Structural Engineering, Optical Engineering.

RankRanking
#2 of 28In Chile
#17 of 298In Latin America
#842 of 4,716In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199083
1991144
1992155
19931929
1994199
19952628
19961920
19972726
19982738
19992135
20003793
20012476
20024888
200346113
200454126
200552202
200683259
200762188
2008101222
2009108277
2010100411
2011122313
2012153397
2013139370
2014185642
2015194729
2016229962
2017227851
2018211737
2019237763
2020239487

Psychology

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Psychology in Chile and 536th in the World with 2,117 publications made and 75,648 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Education Majors, Cognitive Science.

RankRanking
#2 of 23In Chile
#13 of 264In Latin America
#536 of 3,753In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199063
199110
199236
199331
199410
199541
199641
199761
1998936
1999912
20001058
20018282
20021421
200331224
200424109
200522152
20062985
200753274
200851194
200975271
201073468
2011119364
20121061332
2013113552
2014143600
2015169718
2016185617
2017214744
20181571657
2019167725
2020198441

Economics

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Economics in Chile and 324th in the World with 1,405 publications made and 41,309 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Political Economy, Finance.

RankRanking
#2 of 19In Chile
#3 of 170In Latin America
#324 of 3,117In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199110
199210
199310
1994512
199520
199662
1997815
19981513
199992
20002358
20012146
20021721
20032855
20042252
200533199
20063898
200738116
200860119
20094179
201067209
20116094
201267152
201382101
201494355
201599176
201694501
2017102332
201885172
201990206
2020107320

Mathematics

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile ranked 2nd for Mathematics in Chile and 486th in the World with 1,305 publications made and 31,663 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#2 of 21In Chile
#10 of 187In Latin America
#486 of 3,475In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199025
199130
199252
199312
199463
199532
199642
199736
199895
1999818
20001840
20011422
20022036
200324129
20042139
200532143
200640153
20072555
200846195
200954168
201050152
201168118
201261153
201379162
201482305
2015103268
201673513
2017103377
2018100423
201976157
2020112222
SpecialityChile rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Operations Research13257
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics12346
Math Teachers14356
Actuarial Science23418
Statistics111432
Applied Mathematics314602

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