Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso Rankings

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In the World#1095 of 14178
In Latin America#69 of 1756
In Chile#6 of 60
In Valparaiso#1 of 4
In Philosophy#249 of 5,138

Quick Review

Religion
Christian-Catholic
Enrollment
17,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ucv.cl
Languages
Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,385
Citations
66,757

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso majors

by publication count

Biology
948
Chemistry
906
Computer science
768
Philosophy
686
Physics
610
Art
440
Mathematics
385
Political science
374
Geography
335
Psychology
316
Sociology
280
Materials science
276
Environmental science
234
Medicine
209
Engineering
149
Geology
106
Business
87
Economics
63
History
36

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy3111,177
Art316715
Physics10338,133
Environmental science11033,474
Geology11471,710
Political science1165679
History120480
Geography12421,259
Sociology1352994
Mathematics14863,839
Economics15131,257
Biology156011,337
Chemistry156311,475
Computer science16723,900
Engineering17081,660
Business1979677
Materials science21042,849
Psychology22981,464
Medicine27331,371

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990103
199114
199253
199364
1994106
19951210
19961122
1997613
19981322
19991724
20001532
20011048
20022232
20036882
200490115
2005126176
2006151284
2007211534
2008196701
20092971133
20103031404
20113831848
20123592599
20134633334
20145514097
20156005070
20167565423
20176805961
20187946437
20198218509
202076010805

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsHigh School Diploma (Licencia de Educación Media) or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; August-December)
Enrollment17,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio14:1

Tuition

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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+++
BachillerFine Arts, Natural Sciences, Religious Studies
LicenciaturaAgronomy, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering, History, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Religious Studies, Spanish
Título ProfesionalAccountancy, Agronomy, Architecture, Bioengineering, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, English, Fishery, Food Technology, Geography, Graphic Design, History, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Journalism, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Music, Natural Sciences, Optics, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Spanish, Special Education, Statistics, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering
Post- título/ DiplomaAccountancy, Administration, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Electrical Engineering, English, Finance, Industrial Engineering, International Relations, Justice Administration, Mathematics Education, Metallurgical Engineering, Physics, Public Administration, Science Education, Taxation, Transport Engineering, Writing
MagisterAccountancy, Agriculture, Applied Linguistics, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Criminal Law, Design, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Food Technology, History, Industrial Engineering, International Relations, Law, Leadership, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Microbiology, Philosophy, Physics, Science Education, Social Work, Spanish, Statistics, Transport Engineering, Transport Management, Water Management
DoctoradoAquaculture, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, History, Industrial Engineering, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology

General info

Alternative namesPUCV
Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Founded1928
WikipediaPontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso
AccreditationNational Accreditation Commission (CNA)
MottoFides et Labor
Faith and Work
Colorsdark blue, dark red, golden
Affiliations and membershipsInternational Student Exchange Program (ISEP)
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo (CINDA)
Asociación Columbus

Location and Contacts

AddressAvenida Brasil 2950
Valparaíso, Valparaiso, 2340000
Chile
City population297,000
Phone+56 (32) 277 3901
Fax+56 (32) 277 3910

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