Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo

country rank  35
world rank  5212

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo (Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Viana do Castelo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal), Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo (IPVC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Portuguese higher education institution. Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo (IPVC) 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 40 years old Portuguese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Portuguese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. IPVC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo
Acronym IPVC
Founded 1979
Colours Green, blue and white

University Location

Address Praça General Barbosa
Viana do Castelo
4901-909 Viana do Castelo
Portugal
Tel +351 (258) 809 610
Fax +351 (258) 829 065

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)
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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Serviços Académicos
Viana do Castelo 4900-347
(258) 809 610

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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