flag
The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul Ranking

country rank: 14
world rank: 721

University Overview

The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul ranking (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul) ranking was founded in 1948 and is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of Porto Alegre (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Uruguaiana, Viamão. The Pontifcia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)  is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 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). Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul ranking (PUCRS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 71-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. The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul  (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul) 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 Grande do Sul Ranking

University Identity

Name Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
Acronym PUCRS
Founded 1948
Motto Ad Verum Ducit Leading the truth
Colours Yellow and white

University Location

Address Avenida Ipiranga 6681 - Partenon Porto Alegre 90619-900 Rio Grande do Sul Brazil
Tel +55 (51) 3320 3660
Fax +55 (51) 3320 3885
Other locations Uruguaiana, Viamão

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
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 30-40%
Admission Office 6681, Av. Ipiranga Porto Alegre 90619-900 (51) 3320 3660

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
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 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

Wikipedia Article

Related Universities