Pontifcia Universidade Católica do Paraná

Pontifcia Universidade Católica do Paraná Ranking

country rank: 30
world rank: 1240

University Overview

Pontifcia Universidade Católica do Paraná (Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná) is a non-profit private higher-education school situated in the urban environment of Curitiba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people), Parana, which was founded in 1959. Londrina, Maringá, Toledo, and So José dos Pinhais are all localities where this university maintains a branch campus. Pontifcia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR) ranking 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). The Pontifcia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR) provides a variety of courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 61-year-old Brazilian higher-education school has a strict admissions procedure based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate for this Brazilian higher education school is between 40 and 50 percent, making it a moderately selective university. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission.Pontifcia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR) ranking also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Pontifcia Universidade Católica do Paraná Ranking

University Identity

Name Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná
Acronym PUCPR
Founded 1959
Motto Scientia, vita et fides Science, life and faith
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Rua Imaculada Conceição, 1155 - Prado Velho Curitiba 80215-901 Parana Brazil
Tel +55 (41) 3271 1515
Fax +55 (41) 3271 5588
Other locations Londrina, Maringá, Toledo, São José dos Pinhais

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 40-50%
Admission Office Rua Imaculada Conceição, 1155 Curitiba 80215-901 (41) 3271 1515

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
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 Yes
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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