Founded in 1948, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Porto Alegre (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Uruguaiana, Viamão. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) 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 69 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Brazilian higher education organization a very selective institution. PUCRS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
|Name||Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul|
|Name||Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul|
|Motto||Ad Verum Ducit
Leading the truth
|Colours||Yellow and white|
|Address||Avenida Ipiranga 6681
Porto Alegre (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
90619-900 Rio Grande do Sul
|T||+55 (51) 3320 3660|
|F||+55 (51) 3320 3885|
|Other locations||Uruguaiana, Viamão|
|Local students Local student||Not reported||Not reported|
|International students Int'l student||Not reported||Not reported|
|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 Office||6681, Av. Ipiranga
Porto Alegre 90619-900
+55 (51) 3320 3660
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil
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