Universidade Comunitária da Região de Chapecó

country rank  116
world rank  5216

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University Overview

Founded in 1971, Universidade Comunitária da Região de Chapecó (Regional Community University of Chapecó) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Chapecó (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Santa Catarina. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): São Lourenço do Oeste. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Comunitária da Região de Chapecó (UNOCHAPECÓ) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Comunitária da Região de Chapecó (UNOCHAPECÓ) 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 48 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Brazilian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Regional Community University of Chapecó
Founded 1971
Motto A Comunidade do Conhecimento
The Community of Knowledge
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida Senador Attilio Fontana 591 - E - EFAPI
Chapecó (population range: 50,000-249,999)
89809-000 Santa Catarina
T +55 (49) 3321 8000
F +55 (49) 3321 8061
Other locations São Lourenço do Oeste

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Servidão Anjo da Guarda, 295 D
Chapeco 89809-900
+55 (49) 3321 8200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
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 Comunitária da Região de Chapecó'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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais Anísio Teixeira (INEP)


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Associação Brasileira das Universidades Comunitárias (ABRUC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019