Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina

country rank  10
world rank  2397

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University Overview

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 large city of Buenos Aires (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), City of Buenos Aires. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación Universitaria, Argentina (National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation, Argentina), Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational 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 60 years old 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

University Location

Address Avenida Alicia Moreau de Justo 1300, Puerto Madero
Buenos Aires (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
C1107AAZ City of Buenos Aires
Argentina
T +54 (11) 4349 0254
F +54 (11) 4349 0288

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Avenida Alicia Moreau de Justo 1500
Buenos Aires C1107AFD
+54 (11) 4349 0290

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Comisión Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación Universitaria, Argentina


Year of first Accreditation
1959


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018