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Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná

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38

world rank

1887

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Overview

Founded in 1959, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Curitiba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Parana. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Londrina, Maringá, Toledo, São José dos Pinhais. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR) 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 do Paraná (PUCPR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Brazilian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PUCPR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná
Acronym PUCPR
Founded 1959
Motto Scientia, vita et fides
Colours Red and white
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Location


Address Rua Imaculada Conceição, 1155
Curitiba
80215-901 Parana
Brazil
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Telephone +55 (41) 3271 1515
Telefax +55 (41) 3271 5588
Other locations Londrina, Maringá, Toledo, São José dos Pinhais
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Rua Imaculada Conceição, 1155
Curitiba 80215-901
Phone +55 (41) 3271 1515

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
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
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation

1959



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

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


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