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Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

University Web Ranking

World Rank : 4839

Country Rank : 35 (Web Ranking in chile)


Founded in 1888. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile is a Private higher education university located in santiago, region metropolitana de santiago, chile, latin america. The university awards degree in arts & humanities, business & social sciences, medicine & health, engineering, science & technology. Internationally Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile university ranked 4839 in the world. It has ranked 35 in chile. This 131 years old higher education university admission process is based on entrance examinations. It provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission.

General Information

Acronym : PUC

Founded : 1888

Areas of Studies

Diploma Bachelor Master Doctorate
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Important : (Yes) marked indicates university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in that area of studies.
The above shown matrix is only the indicative and it may or may not be up-to-date or complete. Please contact or visit university official website for the complete information regarding areas of studies and the currently offered courses

Size And Profile

Control Type : Private

Entity Type : Not reported

Facilities And Services

Library : Yes

Housing : Not reported

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Wikipedia Article : Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Wikipedia Article

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University Latest News

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Arts & Humanities

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  • Applied Arts
  • Classics
  • Design
  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • History
  • Literature
  • Museum Studies
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Religion and Theology
  • Visual arts
  • Other Arts & Humanities Studies


Business & Social Sciences

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  • Accounting / Finance
  • Anthropology / Archaeology
  • Business / Commerce / Management
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Law
  • Library and Information Science
  • Physical Education / Sport Science
  • Political and International Studies
  • Social Policy / Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology / Psychology
  • Tourism / Hospitality
  • Other Business & Social Science Studies


Language & Cultural

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  • Aboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
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  • French Studies
  • Germanic Studies
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  • Anaesthesia
  • Anatomy
  • Biomedical Science
  • Dentistry
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  • Nursing
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  • Optometry / Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Podiatry
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  • Radiography
  • Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
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  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer and IT Engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Other Engineering Studies


Science & Technology

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  • Aviation
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