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Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

History

  • 1888 - Foundation - On June 21, the Archbishop of Santiago Mariano Casanova publishes the decree to open Universidad Católica. 
  • 1889 - The first classes, carried out with 10 professors and 50 students at the Círculo Católico, are offered. The courses range from Faculty of Law and Bachelor in math, which gives way years later to the Engineering and Architecture degrees.

Education

  • 100 Undergraduate Programs
  • 88 Graduate Programs
  • 35 PhD programs
The UC academic staff is made up of more than 3,400 professors with varied and extensive backgrounds who fall under different classifications, such as tenured professorship and the honorary academic degree of emeritus professor.

Research

  • Our passion is creating knowledge and sharing it with academics, researchers, students, and professionals. We transfer it to society through projects that address the country’s top social, economic, political and cultural needs.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
93 10
2024
103 18
2023
121
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
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2024
401
2023
401
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
-
2023
601 -100
2022
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
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2024
-
2023
314
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Library services

  • UC Libraries is part of the UC Gradual Return plan, starting up some face-to-face services (to the extent that the phases of the Step-by-Step Plan allow it). 

Campus life

  • The University is spread over five campuses: four in different districts of Santiago and one in the southern city of Villarrica. These campuses not only fill an academic need but have also become cultural landmarks that the University has provided to both cities.

Institutional Accreditation. Comisión Nacional de Acreditación, Chile.

Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Región Metropolitana, Chile

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