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Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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...
601+
2012
651-700
2013
601-650
2014
601-650
2015
32.6
Academic Reputation
46.3
Employer Reputation
151-200
2013
101-150
2014
101-150
2015
101-150
2016
62.5
Academic Reputation
69.1
Employer Reputation
54.9
Citations per Paper
55.6
H-index Citations
307
2014
309
2015
55.30
Overall Score
60.9
Academic Reputation
60.2
Employer Reputation
45.2
Citations per Paper
21.5
H-index Citations
36
2013
29
2014
29
2015
31
2016
LatAm University Rankings
76.90
Overall Score
90.7
Academic Reputation
89
Employer Reputation
35.9
Citations per Paper
88.4
Papers per Faculty
71.7
International Research Network
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
797
International
83

Number of students

15,329
Postgraduate 7%
Undergraduate 93%

Number of international students

108
Postgraduate 76%
Undergraduate 24%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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