General information
Organization type Private
Abbreviation PUCV
Teachers 755
Students 14,501
Foreigners 1%
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Fides et Labor
• Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile
• ISEP-PUCV International Student Exchange Program
• Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo (CINDA)
• Columbus
World ranking656
Country ranking4
Academic Reputation400
Employer Reputation330
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities310
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking656
QS World University Rankings622
Webometrics Ranking1466
Alternative title
Spanish Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV) - private higher education institution in Chile.

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Description

The Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso’s history begins in 1924 with the creation of the Isabel Caces de Brown Foundation, which years later would give birth to the first university in the region of Valparaíso, and the fourth one in Chile. In 1928 the university opened its doors to the community, beginning with an enrollment of 250 students. Today it has an enrollment of more than 14.000 undergraduate and graduate students, receiving every year more than 850 international students. Since its foundation, PUCV has expanded and developed its academic scope to become one of the most important universities in the country. PUCV has 9 faculties and more than 100 Undergraduate, Graduate and Specialization Programs. It has also an accreditation of 6 years in every area, standard of excellence that only 6 universities have in Chile, being the Chilean university with the highest number of certified undergraduate programs in the country. Today PUCV has exchange students, scientific and graduate cooperation agreements with more than 200 Higher Education Institutions in 35 countries. The university belongs to international Mobility networks such as ISA, ISEP and CINDA, connecting our students to more than 200 leading universities worldwide. PUCV has given high standard education to...

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