Universidade Católica de Petrópolis

country rank  146
world rank  6356

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Founded in 1953, Universidade Católica de Petrópolis (Catholic University of Petrópolis) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Petrópolis (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Rio de Janeiro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Católica de Petrópolis (UCP) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade Católica de Petrópolis (UCP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 67 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Brazilian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Catholic University of Petrópolis
Acronym UCP
Founded 1953
Motto Non excidet
Not be extinguished
Colours Orange and blue

University Location

Address Rua Benjamin Constant, 213 - Centro
Petrópolis (population range: 250,000-499,999)
25610-130 Rio de Janeiro
T +55 (24) 2244 4000
F +55 (24) 2242 7747

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 70-80%
Admission Office Rua Benjamin Constant, 213
Petrópolis 25610-130
+55 (24) 2244 4000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff 200-299
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 Universidade Católica de Petrópolis's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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