Ranking  710   5
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Country Portugal
City Lisbon
Bachelor (foreigners)6,344 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)6,344 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)8,916 USD/year.
Master (citizens)5,944 USD/year.
Cost of living $464-896 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1967
Abbreviation UCP
Teachers 899
Students 14,999
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
A O Veritati
• Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal
• European University Association (EUA)
• International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
World ranking710
Country ranking5
Employer Reputation341
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking710
QS World University Rankings683
Cost of living in Lisbon
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 196 323
Food 134 260
Transportation 31 87
Communications and utilities 57 69
Clothing 23 88
Sports and leisure 22 70
Accommodation in Lisbon USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre198
Shared room in city centre326
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre330
1 bedroom apartment in city centre507
Alternative title
Portuguese Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Location on map
Catholic University of Portugal or Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Portugal. UCP began its work in the year 1967. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Lisbon.

University ranking. Studying at Catholic University of Portugal, one of the top 10 universities of Portugal is, undeniably, a dream for many students. Catholic University of Portugal Is quite remarkable as it is among the best world universities. Thanks to its high educational standards the university graduates are quite popular among employers of Portugal and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The certificate of prior academic performance along with exam results is required for submission by the admission committee. Catholic University of Portugal divides its academic year into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 6,344 USD. Doing your master’s studies at UCP is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 6,344 USD. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. Some students can’t attend full-time programs, especially for them the university created special online programs. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university http://www.ucp.pt.

The composition of the university. Catholic University of Portugal is medium in scale, teaching no more than 15 thousand students at a time. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The education is conducted by 899 teachers and professors. UCP has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UCP. The university has its own library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered. Catholic University of Portugal is a part of the following groups European University Association (EUA), International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), AULP, FUCE, CRUP.
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