Universidade Católica de Pernambuco

Universidade Católica de Pernambuco Ranking

country rank: 100
world rank: 3466

University Overview

Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (Catholic University of Pernambuco)  was founded in 1951 and is a non-profit private higher-education school situated in the urban environment of Recife, Pernambuco (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000). Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (UNICAP) ranking is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 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). UNICAP (Universidade Católica de Pernambuco) ranking provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 69-year-old Brazilian university has a stringent admission procedure based on entrance exams. Students may use UNICAP’s library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Universidade Católica de Pernambuco Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidade Católica de Pernambuco
Acronym UNICAP
Founded 1951
Motto Veritati et vitae Truth and Life
Colours Grey and white

University Location

Address Rua do Príncipe 526 - Campus Universitário-UNICAP - Boa Vista Recife 50050-900 Pernambuco Brazil
Tel +55 (81) 2119 4110
Fax +55 (81) 3423 0541

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
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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 Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

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)

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