Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro: Ranking & Review

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Rio de Janeiro Rank Brazil Rank World Rank
2 17 599
Top 4%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate35%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations
Total enrollment22,500
Academic calendarSemesters

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine---+
Engineering | IT-+++
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesPUC-RIO
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
Founded1941
MottoAlis grave nil
Nothing is too heavy for those who have wings
AccreditationMinistério da Educação, Brazil
Affiliations and membershipsInternational Federation of Catholic Universities IFCU
Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras CRUB
Colorsblue, yellow
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePrivate
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff1,250
Student/staff ratio18
Religious affiliationChristian-Catholic Catholic Archdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro and the Society of Jesus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.puc-rio.br
AddressRua Marques São Vicente 225 - Gávea
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, 22453-900
Brazil
Urbanization levelUrban
City population5,000,000+
Phone+55 (21) 3527 1577
Fax+55 (21) 3527 1094

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