Founded in 1979, the 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-sized (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 pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 43-year-old Portuguese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Portuguese higher education organization a moderately 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.
|Address||Praça General Barbosa
Viana do Castelo
4901-909 Viana do Castelo
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|+351 (258) 809 610|
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The following Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo's academic range and degree level offering.
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This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo's acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo is a public higher education institution.
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo does not have any religious affiliation.
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This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
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Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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