Catholic University of Portugal: Statistics

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#1179 of 14,131 In the World
#437 of 2,785 In Europe
#7 of 95 In Portugal
#3 of 27 In Lisbon
#260 of 3,483 For Nutrition and Food Science
Top50% For 86 other topics
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Quick Review

Religion
Christian
Acceptance rate
50%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ucp.pt
Languages
Portuguese;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate50%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination, or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - February; March-July)

We've calculated the 50% acceptance rate for Catholic University of Portugal based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Catholic University of Portugal has published 8,157 scientific papers with 126,035 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Chemistry, Medicine, Political Science, Engineering, Law, and Computer Science.

Publications
8,157
Citations
126,035

Catholic University of Portugal majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,035 / 42,853
Biology
3,958 / 93,248
Environmental Science
3,381 / 78,149
Philosophy
3,301 / 21,934
Chemistry
2,987 / 85,318
Medicine
2,942 / 44,985
Political Science
2,860 / 21,707
Engineering
2,639 / 67,087
Law
2,453 / 21,014
Computer Science
2,280 / 36,535
Physics
2,208 / 45,008
Psychology
2,061 / 21,448
Biochemistry
2,021 / 61,973
Sociology
1,996 / 15,876
Geology
1,898 / 52,688
Business
1,814 / 27,595
Organic Chemistry
1,763 / 52,487
Genetics
1,629 / 51,449
Paleontology
1,558 / 44,684
Economics
1,540 / 21,509
Geography and Cartography
1,539 / 22,729
Mathematics
1,498 / 22,209
Pathology
1,301 / 21,495
Ecology
1,295 / 35,353
Quantum and Particle physics
1,262 / 24,953
Nutrition and Food Science
1,260 / 40,245
History
1,249 / 12,741
Statistics
1,144 / 17,364
Linguistics
1,123 / 11,038
Archaeology
1,096 / 12,396
Art & Design
983 / 10,517
Materials Science
934 / 25,254
Psychiatry
915 / 9,508
Social Psychology
873 / 8,690
Botany
837 / 26,741
Nursing
771 / 7,131
Management
699 / 12,283
Development Studies
687 / 6,160
Finance
678 / 10,525
Marketing
644 / 10,933

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 7 4
1991 6 5
1992 12 18
1993 14 28
1994 29 51
1995 34 74
1996 55 104
1997 53 125
1998 61 157
1999 48 292
2000 52 296
2001 56 363
2002 72 417
2003 62 699
2004 100 629
2005 87 828
2006 116 1069
2007 159 1350
2008 195 1607
2009 185 2004
2010 201 2338
2011 269 3054
2012 335 3529
2013 306 4492
2014 393 5291
2015 466 6031
2016 516 6530
2017 503 7631
2018 502 8306
2019 621 10220
2020 697 12791
2021 864 18120
2022 744 18797
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Catholic University of Portugal gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Undergraduate Programs €6,000 - €8,000
Master's Programs €6,000 - €12,000
Doctoral Programs €3,000 - €6,000

The currency used is Euro (€).

The Catholic University of Portugal has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Catholic University of Portugal.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics No Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Licenciado Bioengineering, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Cinema and Television, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Economics, Finance, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Management, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Nursing, Nutrition, Pastoral Studies, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Psychology, Restoration of Works of Art, Social and Community Services, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Spanish, Tourism
Mestre Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Asian Studies, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Cinema and Television, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Ethics, Family Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, International Business, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Leadership, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Microbiology, Museum Studies, Native Language Education, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Photography, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Psychology, Religious Studies, Restoration of Works of Art, Social and Community Services, Social Work, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Special Education, Theology, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Doutor Biotechnology, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Educational Sciences, Ethics, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Heritage Preservation, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Law, Linguistics, Management, Museum Studies, Nursing, Nutrition, Oenology, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Religious Studies, Restoration of Works of Art, Social and Community Services, Technology, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Viticulture

Catholic University of Portugal alumni

  1. António Costa

    António Costa
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1961-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Portugal
    Graduated with postgraduate education
    Occupations
    lawyerinternational forum participantpolitician
    Biography

    António Luís Santos da Costa GCIH is a Portuguese lawyer and politician who has served as the 119th and current prime minister of Portugal since 26 November 2015, presiding over the XXI (2015–2019), XXII (2019–2022) and XXIII Constitutional Governments (2022–present).

  2. Ricardo Araújo Pereira

    Ricardo Araújo Pereira
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Ricardo Artur de Araújo Pereira is a Portuguese comedian, political commentator and journalist. Pereira first rose to national notoriety in the early 2000s as a member of the Portuguese comedy group, Gato Fedorento.

  3. Paulo Portas

    Paulo Portas
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1962-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Paulo de Sacadura Cabral Portas is a Portuguese media and political figure, who has, since the 1990s, been one of Portugal's leading conservative politicians. He was the leader of one of Portugal's right-wing parties, the CDS – People's Party (CDS-PP) from 1998 to 2005 and 2007–2016, on whose lists he was elected to the Portuguese Parliament in every legislative election between 1995 and 2015. He was Deputy Prime Minister from 2013 to 2015, Minister of State and Foreign Affairs from 2011 to 2013, and Minister of Defence from 2002 to 2005, all three times in coalitions of the PSD and his CDS-PP. Portas withdrew from politics in 2016.

  4. Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo

    Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo
    Born in
    East Timor Flag East Timor
    Years
    1948-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestpolitician
    Biography

    Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo SDB, commonly known as Carlos Belo or Ximenes Belo is an East Timorese prelate of the Catholic Church. He became a bishop in 1988 and served as the apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Díli from 1988 to 2002. In 1996, he shared the Nobel Peace Prize with José Ramos-Horta for working "towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor".

All 24 notable alumni

Catholic University of Portugal faculties and divisions

Faculty : Business Administration and Economics (Lisboa) Business Administration, Economics, Finance
Faculty : Education and Psychology Education, Educational Psychology, Psychology
Faculty : Human Sciences Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, Literature, Modern Languages, Portuguese, Social Work, Sociology
Faculty : Law (Lisboa) Law
Faculty : Law (Porto) Law
Faculty : Philosophy and Social Sciences Philosophy
Faculty : Social Sciences Social Sciences, Social Work
Faculty : Theology (Braga) Theology
Faculty : Theology (Lisboa) Theology
Faculty : Theology (Porto) Theology
Institute : Bioethics Ethics
Institute : Canon Law Canon Law
Institute : European Studies European Studies
Institute : Family Studies Family Studies
Institute : Health Administration (Viseu) Health Administration
Institute : Health Sciences (Lisboa) Health Sciences, Nursing
Institute : Health Sciences (Porto) Health Sciences
Institute : Health Sciences (Viseu) Health Sciences
Institute : Political Studies Political Sciences
Institute : Religious Studies Religious Studies
Research Division : Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry Biotechnology, Chemistry
Research Division : Communication and Cultural Studies Communication Studies, Cultural Studies
Research Division : History of Religion History of Religion
Research Division : Management and Economics Economics, Management
Research Division : Management and Economics Economics, Management
Research Division : Philosophy Philosophy
Research Division : Philosophy and Humanities Arts and Humanities, Philosophy
Research Division : Psychological, Family and Social Welfare Social and Community Services, Sociology
Research Division : Studies for Portuguese-Speaking People and Portuguese Culture Cultural Studies, Linguistics
Research Division : Theology and Religious Studies Religious Studies, Theology
School : Arts Fine Arts
School : Biotechnology Biotechnology
School : Business (Porto) Business Administration

General information

Alternative names UCP
Universidade Catolica Portuguesa
Founded 1971
Accreditation Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES)
Motto Veritati
Colors blue, white, gray

Location and contacts

Address Palma de Cima
Lisboa, 1649-023
Portugal
City population 546,000

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