Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#5059 of 14,131 In the World
#1278 of 2,785 In Europe
#26 of 95 In Portugal
#797 of 1,002 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
#2697 of 4,001 For Business

Quick Review

Enrollment
2,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
ipca.pt
Languages
Portuguese
Acceptance rate
74%*

* Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment2,000
Full time employee100
Student:staff ratio20:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
459
Citations
4,974

Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave majors

by publication & citation count

Business
181 / 1,437
Computer Science
123 / 1,424
Engineering
105 / 1,180
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
92 / 464
Medicine
81 / 1,090
Art & Design
50 / 105
Hospitality and Hotel Management
48 / 385
Psychology
44 / 982
Marketing
41 / 121
Management Information Systems
36 / 223
Physics
34 / 730
Economics
32 / 739
Chemistry
31 / 707
Materials Science
31 / 707
Project Management
26 / 492
Biology
23 / 899
Sociology
23 / 35
Demography
22 / 161
Mathematics
22 / 601
Political Science
18 / 22
Environmental Science
17 / 317
Healthcare Management (MHA)
16 / 54
Human-Computer Interaction
16 / 47
Communications and Public Relations
15 / 44
Product and Industrial Design
15 / 63
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
14 / 327
Neuroscience
14 / 704
Geography and Cartography
13 / 309
Engineering Management
13 / 37
Finance
12 / 148
Multimedia
12 / 10
Accounting
12 / 77
Graphic Design
12 / 9
Physical Therapy
10 / 63
Human Resource Management
10 / 304
Advertising
10 / 153
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
9 / 46
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
8 / 537
UX/UI Desgin
8 / 6
Clinical Psychology
8 / 137

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2005 7 4
2006 5 10
2007 1 11
2008 14 16
2009 7 22
2010 14 51
2011 22 71
2012 30 132
2013 26 153
2014 42 235
2015 27 289
2016 38 349
2017 50 436
2018 54 464
2019 62 654
2020 90 957
2021 84 1475

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$1,750
International students $1,750$3,750

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
Licenciado Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Electronic Engineering, Finance, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Insurance, Medical Technology, Public Administration, Software Engineering, Taxation, Tourism
Mestre Accountancy, Administration, Business Administration, Business Computing, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Design, Electronic Engineering, Finance, Industrial Design, Software Engineering, Taxation, Tourism, Visual Arts

General info

Alternative names IPCA
Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave
Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave
Founded 1994
Accreditation Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES)
Academic structure School of Management
School of Technology
School of Design
School of Hospitality and Tourism
School of Technical Short Cycles
Affiliations and memberships Conselho Coordenador dos Institutos Superiores Politécnicos (CCISP)
Associação de Politécnicos da Região Norte (APNOR)

Location and Contacts

Address Campus do IPCA - Lugar do Aldão - Vila Frescainha S. Martinho
Barcelos, Braga, 4750-810
Portugal
City population 120,000
Phone +351 (253) 802 190
Fax +351 (253) 812 281

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