Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo

country rank  25
world rank  4675

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, 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 medium-sized town of Viana do Castelo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). 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 de Viana do Castelo (IPVC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo (IPVC) 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 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Portuguese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo
Name
Acronym IPVC
Founded 1979
Colours Green, blue and white

University Location

Address Praça General Barbosa
Viana do Castelo (population range: 10,000-49,999)
4901-909 Viana do Castelo
Portugal
T +351 (258) 809 610
F +351 (258) 829 065

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Serviços Académicos
Viana do Castelo 4900-347
+351 (258) 809 610

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencia de Avaliacao e Acreditacao do Ensino Superior A3ES

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019