Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas

country rank  67
world rank  3330

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Established in 1941, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas (Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Campinas (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas (PUC-CAMPINAS) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas (PUC-CAMPINAS) 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 78 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas
Founded 1941
Motto Fide Splendet et Scientia
May it shine with truth and knowledge

University Location

Address Rodovia Dom Pedro I Km 136 - Parque das Universidades
Campinas (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
13086-900 Sao Paulo
T +55 (19) 3343 7000
F +55 (19) 3343 8477

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Rodovia Dom Pedro I Km 136
Campinas 13086-900
+55 (19) 3343 7000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020