Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo

country rank  11
world rank  656

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University Overview

Established in 1946, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of São Paulo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUCSP) 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 de São Paulo (PUCSP) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 74 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PUCSP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
Acronym PUCSP
Founded 1946
Motto Sapientia et Augebitur Scientia
Wisdom and Science will be increased
Colours Blue, yellow and white

University Location

Address Rua Monte Alegre 984 - Campus Monte Alegre - Perdizes
São Paulo
05014-901 Sao Paulo
Brazil
Tel +55 (11) 3670 8000
Fax +55 (11) 3670 8504

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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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 Rua Monte Alegre 984
São Paulo 05014-901


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
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 São Paulo's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
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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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021