Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

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Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Latin: Universitas Catholica Chilensis
MottoIn Christi lumine pro mundi vita
TypePrivate Catholic (Traditional)
EstablishedJune 21, 1888
ChancellorFrancisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa
RectorIgnacio Sánchez Díaz
Administrative staff
2,732
Students22,122
LocationAvenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins #340, Santiago
Websitewww.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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