Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave

country rank  36
world rank  6564

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University Overview

Established in 1994, Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Barcelos (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Braga. 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 do Cávado e do Ave (IPCA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave (IPCA) 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 24 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

University Location

Address Campus do IPCA - Lugar do Aldão - Vila Frescainha S. Martinho
Barcelos (population range: 50,000-249,999)
4750-810 Braga
Portugal
T +351 (253) 802 190
F +351 (253) 812 281

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

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Urb. Quinta da Formiga, Edifício Diamante, n. 130
Barcelos 4750-117
+351 (253) 802 201

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
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 do Cávado e do Ave's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Year of first Accreditation

1994


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019