Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

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Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Shield of PUC
Latin: Universitas Catholica Chilensis
Motto In Christi lumine pro mundi vita
Established June 21, 1888
Type Private Catholic (Traditional)
Chancellor Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa
Rector Ignacio Sánchez Díaz
Admin. staff 2,732
Students 22,122
Location Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins #340, Santiago
Website www.uc.cl (Spanish)

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is a Catholic university based in the city of Santiago de Chile. It was founded in 1888 through a decree issued by the Santiago Archbishop. This university was one of the first Chilean universities taughting strong entrepreneurship starting with two subjects: law and mathematics.

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