Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais

country rank : 39

world rank     : 1934

University Overview

  

Founded in 1958, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Belo Horizonte (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Arcos, Betim, Contagem, Guanhães, Poços de Caldas, Serro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC MINAS) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC MINAS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PUC MINAS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)

Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais


Acronym
PUC MINAS


Founded
1958


Motto
Conhecimento que transforma Knowledge that transforms


Colours
Blue and gray


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int’l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

 

University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
Avenida Dom José Gaspar 500, Coração Eucarístico
Belo Horizonte 30535-901
+55 (31) 3319 4245
(31) 3319 4394

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
over-45,000

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
3,500-3,999

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation
1958

 

Affiliations

  

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

 

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