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About PUCV

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso (PUCV) — private university. It is located in Valparaiso, Chile. PUCV is an active member of ISEP-PUCV International Student Exchange Program, DAAD-PUCV, Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo (CINDA), Columbus.

PUCV conducts scientific activity in several areas. More information can be found on the official site.

LocationValparaiso, Chile
Establishment year1928
International students145
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PUCV tuition fees

The academic calendar at PUCV is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Chile. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For foreigners, the tuition fee at PUCV depends on the program and starts from 4,999 USD per year. Thanks to financial support programs, students have the opportunity to fully or partially cover the cost of education. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendarSemesters
Financial AidYes

Bachelor degree at PUCV

Enrollment in a bachelor's program at PUCV is based on the results of entrance exams.

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PUCV campus

The campus of PUCV is located in Valparaiso. This is a fairly large city that opens up many opportunities for students: from cafes, restaurants and other entertainment to internships at large companies. But an urban campus can also be a disadvantage, because big city life distracts some students from their studies. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. Foreigners who come to PUCV through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus TypeUrban

What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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