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Universidade de Caxias do Sul

country rank 61
world rank 3230

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University 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 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 degree levels and areas of study 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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University Identity

University 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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University Location

Address

Rua Francisco Getúlio Vargas 1130 - Bloco A
Caxias do Sul (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
95070-560 Rio Grande do Sul Brazil

Telehone

+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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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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 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 de Caxias do Sul'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

Not reported

Admission Office

Rua Francisco Getúlio Vargas 1130
Caxias do Sul 95070-560+55 (54) 3218 2100
(54) 3218 2318

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 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

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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 Interamericana (OUI)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • Organización de las Américas para la Excelencia Educativa (


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Academic Structure

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