Pontificia Università Gregoriana

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world rank  4106

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Founded in 1551, Pontificia Università Gregoriana (Pontifical Gregorian University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Roma (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Congregation for Catholic Education, Vatican City State, Pontificia Università Gregoriana (UNIGRE) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontificia Università Gregoriana (UNIGRE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees) in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 467 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Vatican higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Pontifical Gregorian University
Acronym UNIGRE
Founded 1551
Motto Religioni et Bonis Artibus
For Religion and Culture
Colours Bordeaux and gray

University Location

Address Piazza della Pilotta 4
Roma (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Vatican City State
T +39 06 6701 1
F +39 06 6701 5419

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Piazza della Pilotta 4
Roma 00187
+39 06 6701 1

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
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 Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Pontificia Università Gregoriana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Congregation for Catholic Education, Vatican City State

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 March 2018