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Universidade de Caxias do Sul

country rank

61

world rank

3230

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Overview

Founded in 1967, Universidade de Caxias do Sul (University of Caxias do Sul) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Caxias do Sul (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bento Gonçalves, Vacaria, Canela, Farroupilha, Guaporé, Nova Prata, Veranópolis e São Sebastião do Caí. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade de Caxias do Sul (UCS) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Caxias do Sul (UCS) 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 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name University of Caxias do Sul
Acronym UCS
Founded 1967
Motto Pés na Região. Olhos no Mundo. Feet in the Region. Eyes in the world
Colours Blue, red and white
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Location


Address Rua Francisco Getúlio Vargas 1130 - Bloco A
Caxias do Sul
95070-560 Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Telephone +55 (54) 3218 2318
Telefax +55 (54) 3218 2115
Other locations Bento Gonçalves, Vacaria, Canela, Farroupilha, Guaporé, Nova Prata, Veranópolis e São Sebastião do Caí
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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 de Caxias do Sul 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 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 area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade de Caxias do Sul'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 Not reported
Admission Office Rua Francisco Getúlio Vargas 1130
Caxias do Sul 95070-560
Phone +55 (54) 3218 2100
(54) 3218 2318

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 de Caxias do Sul'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 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit

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


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade de Caxias do Sul 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

1967



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 de Caxias do Sul 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

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Organización Universitaria Internacional (OUI)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • Organización de las Américas para la Excelencia Educativa (O


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Academic Structure

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