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The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Ranking

country rank: 12
world rank: 671

University Overview

The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro) ranking was founded in 1941 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the vast city of Rio de Janeiro (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). The Pontifcia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 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 Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO) 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 79-year-old Brazilian university has a stringent admission procedure based on entrance exams. The admittance rate for this Brazilian higher education school is 30-40%, making it an extremely selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro) ranking also offers a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Ranking

University Identity

Name Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
Acronym PUC-RIO
Founded 1941
Motto Alis grave nil Nothing is too heavy for those who have wings
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Rua Marques São Vicente 225 - Gávea Rio de Janeiro 22453-900 Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Tel +55 (21) 3527 1577
Fax +55 (21) 3527 1094

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
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International
students
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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 30-40%
Admission Office Rua Marques São Vicente 225 Rio de Janeiro 22453-900 (21) 3527 1577

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Catholic Archdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro and the Society of Jesus

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Social Media

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LinkedIn

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