Ranking  582      9
Country Brazil
City Sao Paulo
Master (foreigners)11,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)10,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)12,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $495-951 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1946
Abbreviation PUCSP
Teachers 787
Students 6,983
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Motto
Sapientia et Augebitur Scientia
Accreditation
• Ministério da Educação, Brazil
Affiliations
• International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
• Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
Rankings
World ranking582
Country ranking9
Employer Reputation310
Quality of teaching216
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking582
QS World University Rankings522
Cost of living in Sao Paulo
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 214 306
Food 140 281
Transportation 36 88
Communications and utilities 53 60
Clothing 25 93
Sports and leisure 27 124
Total495951
Accommodation in Sao Paulo USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre216
Shared room in city centre309
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre337
1 bedroom apartment in city centre492
Alternative title
English Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
old Pontificia Universidade Católica de São Paulo PUC-SP
Location on map
Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUCSP) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Brazil. PUCSP began its academic activity in1946. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Sao Paulo.

University ranking. Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo is one of the best universities of Brazil, ranking 9 in the national rating. Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities. Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo is respected by employers of Brazil and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. The university has affordable master’s programs for as low as 1000 USD per year. On the official website of the university (http://www.pucsp.br) you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo teaches more than 6 thousand students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The teaching staff is 787 specialists. The university offers its students and the academic staff to participate in the international exchange programs. PUCSP has the following social media pages Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of PUCSP. The university has its own library. In addition it has a developed infrastructure for students who do sports. It is a part of the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), and also a member of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB).

Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo - Official Description

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