Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais

country rank  33
world rank  1319

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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 metropolis of Belo Horizonte (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Arcos, Betim, Contagem, Poços de Caldas, Serro, Uberlândia. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC MINAS) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Brazilian 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 pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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. 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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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 500 Dom José Gaspar Street - Coração Eucarístico
Belo Horizonte
30535-901 Minas Gerais
Brazil
Tel +55 (31) 3319 4444
Fax +55 (31) 3319 4225
Other locations Arcos, Betim, Contagem, Poços de Caldas, Serro, Uberlândia

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 500 Dom José Gaspar Street, Coração Eucarístico
Belo Horizonte 30535-901
(31) 3319 4134
(31) 3319 4394

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
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 de Minas Gerais's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
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)
  • Brazilian Association for International Education (FAUBAI)
  • Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021