Positivo University: Statistics

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#3955 of 14,131 In the World
#264 of 1,756 In Latin America
#93 of 198 In Brazil
#4 of 5 In Curitiba
#426 of 1,120 For Plastic Surgery
Top50% For 9 other topics
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Enrollment
18,000
Type
For-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.up.edu.br
Acceptance rate
32%*

* Positivo University 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
Enrollment18,000
Full time employee2,000
Student:staff ratio9:1

Research profile

Positivo University has published 2,669 scientific papers with 15,759 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Medicine, Biology, Philosophy, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Political Science, Engineering, Pathology, and Physics.

Publications
2,669
Citations
15,759

Positivo University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,504 / 5,880
Medicine
1,335 / 9,482
Biology
1,189 / 10,404
Philosophy
1,057 / 2,601
Environmental Science
836 / 7,627
Chemistry
732 / 8,312
Political Science
689 / 2,848
Engineering
656 / 6,408
Pathology
644 / 4,715
Physics
589 / 5,483
Sociology
503 / 2,477
Surgery
489 / 3,559
Geology
480 / 5,071
Psychology
475 / 2,917
Computer Science
463 / 2,906
Genetics
460 / 4,007
Dentistry
454 / 3,345
Biochemistry
405 / 4,889
Geography and Cartography
391 / 3,044
Law
387 / 1,982
Paleontology
386 / 3,717
Organic Chemistry
345 / 4,625
Materials Science
342 / 3,644
Ecology
338 / 3,628
Orthodontics
334 / 2,845
Mathematics
332 / 2,694
Statistics
290 / 2,569
Business
277 / 1,270
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
269 / 1,853
Psychiatry
263 / 2,005
Quantum and Particle physics
246 / 2,213
History
246 / 1,665
Archaeology
230 / 1,652
Anatomy and Physiology
225 / 1,748
Immunology
190 / 1,222
Economics
178 / 886
Art & Design
161 / 1,051
Botany
152 / 1,785
Metallurgical Engineering
145 / 2,042
Public Health
143 / 1,523

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 0
1991 0 1
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 1 0
2001 3 0
2002 0 1
2003 0 0
2004 1 1
2005 9 6
2006 12 14
2007 11 15
2008 57 30
2009 108 79
2010 98 135
2011 118 232
2012 100 354
2013 136 523
2014 159 677
2015 146 764
2016 199 834
2017 221 900
2018 238 1081
2019 235 1378
2020 284 1971
2021 267 2719
2022 221 2755
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Notable alumni

  1. Bernardo Ribas Carli

    Bernardo Ribas Carli
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1986-2018 (aged 32)
    Occupations
    politicianofficial
    Biography

    Bernardo Ribas Carli was a Brazilian politician and member of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB). He served as a state deputy in the Legislative Assembly of ParanĂ¡ from 2011 until his death in office due to plane crash in 2018.

  2. Leandre Dal Ponte

    Leandre Dal Ponte
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1975-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Leandre Dal Ponte, sometimes known more simply as Leandre, is a Brazilian politician and civil engineer. She has spent her political career representing her home state of ParanĂ¡, having served as state representative from 2015.

General information

Alternative names UP
Universidade Positivo
Founded 1988

Location and contacts

Address Curitiba
Brazil
City population 1,879,000
Phone +55 (41) 3317 3000
Fax +55 (41) 3317 3030

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