Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave: Statistics

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#5004 of 14,131 In the World
#1256 of 2,785 In Europe
#28 of 95 In Portugal
#623 of 1,049 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
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Quick Review

Enrollment
2,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
ipca.pt
Languages
Portuguese
Acceptance rate
67%*

* Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete 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 RequirementsCompetitive admission
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment2,000
Full time employee100
Student:staff ratio20:1

Research profile

Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave has published 1,398 scientific papers with 11,264 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Business, Engineering, Political Science, Environmental Science, Law, Philosophy, Biology, and Physics.

Publications
1,398
Citations
11,264

Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
961 / 5,571
Computer Science
840 / 6,687
Business
723 / 4,993
Engineering
674 / 5,373
Political Science
674 / 4,058
Environmental Science
601 / 3,323
Law
600 / 3,981
Philosophy
540 / 3,220
Biology
498 / 6,079
Physics
487 / 4,462
Geography and Cartography
443 / 2,325
Medicine
421 / 4,391
Psychology
409 / 5,042
History
367 / 1,758
Archaeology
359 / 1,752
Management
357 / 3,067
Marketing
354 / 2,477
Quantum and Particle physics
347 / 2,592
Sociology
343 / 2,237
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
341 / 1,796
Economics
316 / 2,113
Art & Design
282 / 1,058
Mathematics
279 / 2,264
Chemistry
265 / 3,838
Linguistics
262 / 1,630
Geology
233 / 1,120
Management Information Systems
220 / 1,158
Ecology
207 / 1,077
Paleontology
201 / 908
Statistics
193 / 1,798
Mechanical Engineering
181 / 879
Materials Science
179 / 2,601
Finance
171 / 1,418
Machine Learning
161 / 1,131
Project Management
160 / 1,415
Fashion Design
157 / 718
Social Psychology
142 / 1,367
Development Studies
138 / 565
Hospitality and Hotel Management
137 / 780
Human-Computer Interaction
131 / 515

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2000 2 1
2001 0 0
2002 2 2
2003 1 0
2004 0 1
2005 8 4
2006 20 12
2007 6 9
2008 19 16
2009 16 15
2010 38 39
2011 56 69
2012 53 147
2013 60 185
2014 74 341
2015 60 416
2016 76 479
2017 87 606
2018 88 727
2019 132 1036
2020 149 1330
2021 188 2157
2022 194 2625
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Tuition

The tuition table for Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave 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 Duration (years) Annual Tuition (EUR)
Bachelor's in Computer Science 3 3,000
Bachelor's in Business Management 3 3,000
Bachelor's in Tourism 3 3,000
Bachelor's in Design and Multimedia 3 3,000
Bachelor's in Industrial Management 3 3,000
Bachelor's in Civil Engineering 3 3,500
Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering 3 3,500
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering 3 3,500
Master's in Computer Science 2 3,500
Master's in Business Management 2 3,500
Master's in Tourism 2 3,500
Master's in Design and Multimedia 2 3,500
Master's in Industrial Management 2 3,500
Master's in Civil Engineering 2 4,000
Master's in Mechanical Engineering 2 4,000
Master's in Electrical Engineering 2 4,000

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 Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave.

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 No
Biology No No No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
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

Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave faculties and divisions

Course/Programme : Graduate Studies Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Computer Networks, Finance, Industrial Design, Industrial Management, Insurance, Management Systems, Multimedia, Occupational Health, Safety Engineering, Taxation, Transport Management
School : Design Communication Arts, Design, Fine Arts, Industrial Design
School : Hotel Management and Tourism Marketing, Tourism
School : Management Accountancy, Banking, Finance, Fiscal Law, Management, Taxation, Tourism
School : Technology Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Safety Engineering, Systems Analysis, Technology
School : Vocational Training Automotive Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Engineering Drawing and Design, Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Management, Management, Mechanical Engineering

General information

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)

Location and contacts

Address Campus do IPCA Vila Frescaínha S. Martinho
Barcelos, 4750-810
Portugal
City population 120,000

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