Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná

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world rank  1240

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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 metropolis of Curitiba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Parana. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Londrina, Maringá, Toledo, São José dos Pinhais. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Brazilian 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 61 years old Brazilian 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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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 - Prado Velho
Curitiba
80215-901 Parana
Brazil
Tel +55 (41) 3271 1515
Fax +55 (41) 3271 5588
Other locations Londrina, Maringá, Toledo, São José dos Pinhais

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021