Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina

country rank  9
world rank  1401

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Established in 1958, Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Buenos Aires (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), City of Buenos Aires. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura, Ciencia y Tecnología, Argentina (Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology of Argentina), Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Argentine higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) 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 62 years old Argentine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Argentine higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Location

Address Avenida Alicia Moreau de Justo 1300, Puerto Madero
Buenos Aires
C1107AAZ City of Buenos Aires
Argentina
Tel +54 (11) 4349 0254
Fax +54 (11) 4349 0288

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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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
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Avenida Alicia Moreau de Justo 1500
Buenos Aires C1107AFD
(11) 4349 0290

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
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 Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación, Cultura, Ciencia y Tecnología, Argentina


Year of first Accreditation

1959


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Periodismo (CLAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021