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Universidade Católica de Angola

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University Overview

Founded in 1997, Universidade Católica de Angola (Catholic University of Angola) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Luanda (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério do Ensino Superior, Angola (Ministry of Higher Education, Angola), Universidade Católica de Angola (UCAN) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade Católica de Angola (UCAN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 20 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Angolan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCAN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


Catholic University of Angola

Acronym

UCAN

Founded

1997

Motto

Veritas Vita The Truth The life

Colours

Light blue and white

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University Location

Address

Avenida Pedro de Castro Van Dunem, n. 24
Luanda (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
2064 Luanda Angola

Telehone

+244 (222) 010 916

Telefax

+244 (222) 010 916

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade Católica de Angola for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) Not reported
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade Católica de Angola's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 50-60%

Admission Office

Avenida Pedro de Castro Van Dunem, n. 24
Luanda 2064+244 (222) 010 916
(222) 010 916

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade Católica de Angola's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 6,000-6,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 300-399

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type For-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation

Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 's Library

Housing

University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities

Not reported

Financial Aids

University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade Católica de Angola for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministério do Ensino Superior, Angola


Year of first Accreditation

1999



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidade Católica de Angola as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017