Universidade Católica de Pelotas (UCPel)

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22 Nov 2023

UCPel (Universidade Católica de Pelotas), the oldest university in the interior of Rio Grande do Sul, offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs aimed at creating competent professionals. 

The institution, founded in 1960, is recognized for its excellence in research. Several UCPel faculty members were listed as the most influential scientists of Latin America in the 2022 Scientific Index. The majority of its courses have a high Ministry of Education grading of four and five. The university fosters a startup culture through its business incubation program and is equipped with the Realistic Simulation Laboratory and its own hospital. It also provides many extracurricular and internship opportunities. UCPel has partnered with an international organization that recruits students from Latin American institutions for remote employment. The school is dedicated to the academic and professional growth of its students and the development of the regional community.

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Nearby Transit Connections: 

Accessible via Cruzeiro, Areal, and Centro bus lines.

Price of Tuition: 

Varies between R$450 (US$90) to R$1,500 (US$290) per month for distance courses.

Entry Requirements: 

ENEM score and entrance exams.

Main photo: Alisson Assumpção