Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco

country rank  25
world rank  4704

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Castelo Branco (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Idanha-a-Nova. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (IPCB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (IPCB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Portuguese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco
Acronym IPCB
Founded 1979
Motto Ao serviço do conhecimento e das pessoas
Providing knowledge and serving people
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Avenida Pedro Álvares Cabral, 12
Castelo Branco (population range: 10,000-49,999)
6000-084 Castelo Branco
Portugal
T +351 (272) 339 600
F +351 (272) 339 601
Other locations Idanha-a-Nova

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Avenida Pedro Alvares Cabral 12
Castelo Branco 6000-084
+351 919098982

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Year of first Accreditation

1979


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (A3ES)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

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