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Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina

country rank 41
world rank 2052

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University Overview

Founded in 1965, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (Santa Catarina State University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Florianopolis (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Santa Catarina. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Joinville, Lages, Chapecó, Laguna, Ibirama and São Bento do Sul. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC) 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 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. 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. UDESC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


Santa Catarina State University

Acronym

UDESC

Founded

1965

Colours

Green and red

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University Location

Address

Avenida Madre Benvenuta, 2007 - Campus I
Florianopolis (population range: 250,000-499,999)
88035-001 Santa Catarina Brazil

Telehone

+55 (48) 3321 8039

Telefax

+55 (48) 3321 8001

Other locations

Joinville, Lages, Chapecó, Laguna, Ibirama and São Bento do Sul

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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 do Estado de Santa Catarina 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 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 areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina'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 Madre Benvenuta, 2007
Florianópolis 88035-001+55 (48) 3321-8039

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 do Estado de Santa Catarina'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 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499

Control Type

Control Type Public

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-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

Not reported

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

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 do Estado de Santa Catarina 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

1985



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 do Estado de Santa Catarina 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)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)


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Online Courses

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