Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná

country rank  40
world rank  1862

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University 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 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address Rua Imaculada Conceição, 1155
Curitiba (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
80215-901 Parana
Brazil
T +55 (41) 3271 1515
F +55 (41) 3271 5588
Other locations Londrina, Maringá, Toledo, São José dos Pinhais

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Rua Imaculada Conceição, 1155
Curitiba 80215-901
+55 (41) 3271 1515

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation
1959

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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