Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

country rank  8
world rank  1180

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (Catholic University of Portugal) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Lisbon (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Lisboa. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Braga, Oporto, Viseu, Sintra. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (UCP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (UCP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Catholic University of Portugal
Acronym UCP
Founded 1971 Origins date back to 1967
Motto A O Veritati
Colours Blue, white, gray and yellow

University Location

Address Palma de Cima
Lisbon (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1649-023 Lisboa
Portugal
T +351 (21) 721 4000
F +351 (21) 726 0546
Other locations Braga, Oporto, Viseu, Sintra

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Not available
Admission Office Palma de Cima
Lisbon 1649-023
+351 (21) 721 4050

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
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 Catolica Portuguesa's Library
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

1971


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (A3ES)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • Fédération des Universités Catholiques Européennes (FUCE)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (CRUP)

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