Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

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world rank  267

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University Overview

Established in 1960, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Federal University of Santa Catarina) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Florianópolis (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Santa Catarina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 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
Name Federal University of Santa Catarina
Acronym UFSC
Founded 1960
Motto Ars et Scientia
Arts and Science

University Location

Address Campus Universitário s/n - Trindade
Florianópolis (population range: 250,000-499,999)
88040-900 Santa Catarina
Brazil
T +55 (48) 3721 9000
F +55 (48) 3721 8422

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018