Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo

country rank  32
world rank  1388

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University Overview

Established in 1946, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of São Paulo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUCSP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUCSP) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
Acronym PUCSP
Founded 1946
Motto Sapientia et Augebitur Scientia
Wisdom and Science will be increased
Colours Blue, yellow and white

University Location

Address Rua Monte Alegre 984 - Campus Monte Alegre - Perdizes
São Paulo (population range: over 5,000,000)
05014-901 Sao Paulo
Brazil
T +55 (11) 3670 8000
F +55 (11) 3670 8504

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Rua Monte Alegre 984
São Paulo 05014-901
+55

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018