Universidade Positivo

country rank  113
world rank  5176

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University Overview

Established in 1988, Universidade Positivo (Positivo University) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Curitiba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Parana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Positivo (UP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Positivo (UP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 31 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Positivo University
Acronym UP
Founded 1988

University Location

Address Rua Professor Pedro Viriato Parigot de Souza 5300 - Campo Comprido
Curitiba (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
81280-330 Parana
T +55 (41) 3317 3000
F +55 (41) 3317 3030

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Rua Professor Pedro Viriato Parigot de Souza 5300
Curitiba 81280-330

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019