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Universidade Federal de São Carlos

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26

world rank

1556

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Overview

Founded in 1968, Universidade Federal de São Carlos (Federal University of São Carlos) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of São Carlos (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Araras, Buri, Sorocaba. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR) 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 course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFSCAR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Federal University of São Carlos
Acronym UFSCAR
Founded 1968
Motto Excelência acadêmica e compromisso social
Academic excellence and social commitment
Colours Orange, white and black
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Location


Address Rodovia Washington Luis (SP-310) Km 235
São Carlos
13565-905 Sao Paulo
Brazil
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +55 (16) 3351 8111
Fax +55 (16) 3361 2081
Other locations Araras, Buri, Sorocaba
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade Federal de São Carlos for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade Federal de São Carlos's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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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 0-10%
Admission Office Km 235 Washington Luís highway (SP-310)
São Carlos 13565-905
Phone +55 (16) 3351 8108
(16) 3351 8152

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade Federal de São Carlos'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 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal de São Carlos's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade Federal de São Carlos 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

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation

1970


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Coordination for the Improvement for Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)



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 Federal de São Carlos 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 a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • National Association of Rectors of Higher Education Federal Institutions (ANDIFES)
  • Brazilian Association for International Education (Faubai)
  • Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB)
  • Association of Portuguese Language Universities (AULP)
  • Montevi


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