Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais

country rank  27
world rank  1372

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University Overview

Founded in 1958, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Belo Horizonte (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Arcos, Betim, Contagem, Guanhães, Poços de Caldas, Serro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC MINAS) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC MINAS) 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PUC MINAS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais
Acronym PUC MINAS
Founded 1958
Motto Conhecimento que transforma
Knowledge that transforms
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address Avenida Dom José Gaspar 500, Coração Eucarístico
Belo Horizonte (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
30535-901 Minas Gerais
Brazil
T +55 (31) 3319 4444
F +55 (31) 3319 4225
Other locations Arcos, Betim, Contagem, Guanhães, Poços de Caldas, Serro

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Dom José Gaspar 500, Coração Eucarístico
Belo Horizonte 30535-901
+55 (31) 3319 4245
(31) 3319 4394

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
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 de Minas Gerais's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation
1958

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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