The Pontifical Catholic University of So Paulo

The Pontifical Catholic University of So Paulo Ranking

country rank: 11
world rank: 656

University Overview

The Pontifical Catholic University of So Paulo ranking (Pontifical Catholic University of So Paulo)  was founded in 1946 and is a non-profit private higher-education school situated in the urban environment of the major metropolis of So Paulo (population range of over 5,000,000 people). The Pontifcia Universidade Católica de So Paulo (PUCSP)  is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. It is officially recognized by the Ministério da Educaço, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil). PUCSP provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 74-year-old Brazilian university has a stringent admission procedure based on entrance exams. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply.The Pontifical Catholic University of So Paulo ranking (Pontifical Catholic University of So Paulo)  also offers students with a library, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

The Pontifical Catholic University of So Paulo Ranking

University Identity

Name Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo
Acronym PUCSP
Founded 1946
Motto Sapientia et Augebitur Scientia Wisdom and Science will be increased
Colours Blue, yellow and white

University Location

Address Rua Monte Alegre 984 - Campus Monte Alegre - Perdizes São Paulo 05014-901 Sao Paulo Brazil
Tel +55 (11) 3670 8000
Fax +55 (11) 3670 8504

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported 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 entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Rua Monte Alegre 984 São Paulo 05014-901

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Social Media

Wikipedia Article

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