The American Academy aims to provide a smoother pathway to a U.S. education for Brazilian students, including those who have not yet decided on a major, by bringing American higher education to Brazil.


  1. Click here to access the online application form.
  2. Pay the application fee (R$90,00) – you will receive payment instructions from PUCPR after completing the application online.
  3. Upload of the following documents: High School and University transcripts, personal statement of interest, English proficiency test scores (acceptable tests and scores are found here).