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Universidade Positivo

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Established in 1975, the Universidade Positivo (Positivo University) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Curitiba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Parana. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Positivo (UP) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Positivo (UP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 49-year-old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidade Positivo's Control Typeprivate


Universidade Positivo's Entity Typefor-profit


Universidade Positivo' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidade Positivo's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Positivo University
Acronym UP
Founded 1975
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address Rua Professor Pedro Viriato Parigot de Souza 5300 - Campo Comprido
81280-330 Parana
Universidade Positivo's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidade Positivo Phone Number +55 (41) 3317 3000
Universidade Positivo Fax Number +55 (41) 3317 3030

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidade Positivo's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidade Positivo's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidade Positivo's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidade Positivo.

Universidade Positivo: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidade Positivo's admission information.

Universidade Positivo's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidade Positivo's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidade Positivo a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidade Positivo's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidade Positivo's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Universidade Positivo's Admission Office Admission Office

Rua Professor Pedro Viriato Parigot de Souza 5300
Curitiba 81280-330

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidade Positivo.

Universidade Positivo's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidade Positivo has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universidade Positivo's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

Not reported

Universidade Positivo's Control Type Control Type

Universidade Positivo is a private higher education institution.

Universidade Positivo's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidade Positivo is a for-profit higher education institution.

Universidade Positivo's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Universidade Positivo's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidade Positivo does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade Positivo's main facilities:

Universidade Positivo's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidade Positivo's Library

Universidade Positivo's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Universidade Positivo's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

Not reported

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade Positivo's main services:

Universidade Positivo's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Universidade Positivo's Study Abroad Study Abroad

Not reported

Universidade Positivo's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Universidade Positivo's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Universidade Positivo's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidade Positivo's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidade Positivo is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidade Positivo's Facebook page Universidade Positivo's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universidade Positivo's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidade Positivo's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidade Positivo's YouTube channel Universidade Positivo's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidade Positivo's Instagram page Universidade Positivo's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universidade Positivo's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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