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Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • StatusPrivate
  • Research OutputMedium
  • Student/Faculty Ratio13
  • International Students61
  • SizeM
  • Total Faculty732

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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

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 highlights

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo is one of the top Private universities in São Paulo, Brazil. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

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

Ranking criteria

11.8
Academic Reputation
1.2
Citations per Faculty
17.3
Employer Reputation
28.1
Faculty Student Ratio
1.8
International Faculty Ratio
1.4
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
9,170

50%
50%

International students
61

54%
46%

Total faculty staff
732

27
705

Total students
9,170

50%
50%

International students
61

54%
46%

Total faculty staff
732

705
27
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