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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...
601-650
2016
601-650
2017
701-750
2018
101-150
2014
101-150
2015
101-150
2016
101-150
2017
  • 68.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 54.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 62
    Employer Reputation
  • 55.3
    H-index Citations
29
2015
29
2016
31
2017
26
2018
LatAm University Rankings
  • 74.8
    Overall Score
  • 83.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 80.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 74.9
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 56.3
    Web Impact
  • 89.7
    Papers per Faculty
  • 42.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 82.9
    International Research Network
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
811
International
59

Number of students

15,716
Postgraduate 7%
Undergraduate 93%

Number of international students

129
Postgraduate 78%
Undergraduate 22%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.