Universidade Santa Úrsula

country rank  191
world rank  9492

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University Overview

Established in 1939, Universidade Santa Úrsula (University of Saint Úrsula) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Santa Úrsula (USU) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade Santa Úrsula (USU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 80 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Saint Úrsula
Acronym USU
Founded 1939

University Location

Address Rua Fernando Ferrari 75 - Botafogo
Rio de Janeiro (population range: over 5,000,000)
22231-040 Rio de Janeiro
T +55 (21) 2554 2500
F +55 (21) 2221 4911

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade Santa Úrsula's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019