Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás

country rank  46
world rank  2235

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University Overview

Established in 1959, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás (Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Goiania (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Goias. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ipameri. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás (PUC GOIÁS) 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 de Goiás (PUC GOIÁS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. PUC GOIÁS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás
Founded 1959
Motto Veritas, in scientia et fide
Truth, in Science and in belief
Colours Grey and yellow

University Location

Address Avenida Universitária 1069
Goiania (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
74605-010 Goias
T +55 (62) 3946 1239
F +55 (62) 3946 1005
Other locations Ipameri

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
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 Goiás's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018