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Pontifcia Universidade Catlica de So Paulo

Location Campus Monte Alegre, São Paulo Brazil
Ranking

# 801-1000QS World University Rankings

About Pontifcia Universidade Catlica de So Paulo

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, locally known as PUC or the Catholic University (Universidade Católica), is a private and non-profit Catholic university. It is one of the largest and most prestigious Brazilian universities. It is maintained by the Catholic Archdiocese of São Paulo.

Most of the scientific production in PUC-SP can be found in the areas of Law, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Economics, Education, Social Service and Communication, and, in these areas, it is considered one of the most important universities in Latin America, and internationally recognized by the issues and research in disorders of human communication, political economics, semiotics and psychology.

The main campus of PUC-SP and its administrative headquarters are located in Perdizes in the west side of São Paulo City. The School of Exact Sciences and Technology is located near the city centre (Consolação Campus) while Business and Economy courses are also offered in the north side of São Paulo City (Santana Campus). The School of Medical Sciences and Health is located in the city of Sorocaba (90 km from São Paulo) and a campus in the city of Barueri offers courses of Business, Economics, Physical Therapy and Psychology.

About Pontifcia Universidade Catlica de So Paulo

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, locally known as PUC or the Catholic University (Universidade Católica), is a private and non-profit Catholic university. It is one of the largest and most prestigious Brazilian universities. It is maintained by the Catholic Archdiocese of São Paulo.

Most of the scientific production in PUC-SP can be found in the areas of Law, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Economics, Education, Social Service and Communication, and, in these areas, it is considered one of the most important universities in Latin America, and internationally recognized by the issues and research in disorders of human communication, political economics, semiotics and psychology.

The main campus of PUC-SP and its administrative headquarters are located in Perdizes in the west side of São Paulo City. The School of Exact Sciences and Technology is located near the city centre (Consolação Campus) while Business and Economy courses are also offered in the north side of São Paulo City (Santana Campus). The School of Medical Sciences and Health is located in the city of Sorocaba (90 km from São Paulo) and a campus in the city of Barueri offers courses of Business, Economics, Physical Therapy and Psychology.

University information

Total students

7,035

UG students

64%

PG students

36%

International students

44

UG students

50%

PG students

50%

Total faculty staff

733

Domestic staff

96%

Int'l staff

4%

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Rankings & ratings

Pontifcia Universidade Catlica de So Paulo is one of the top private universities in São Paulo, Brazil. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #551- 600
  • 2014
    #551-600
  • 2015
    #551-600
  • 2016
    #501-550
  • 2017
    #501-550
  • 2018
    #501-550
  • 2019
    #531-540
  • 2020
    #651-700
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #801-1000
  • 2023
    #801-1000

Ranking criteria

11.4
Academic Reputation
14.5
Employer Reputation
31.2
Faculty Student Ratio
1.2
Citations per Faculty
5.3
International Faculty Ratio
1.3
International Students Ratio
30.8
Employment Outcomes

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