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Universidade Franciscana

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Founded in 2018, the Universidade Franciscana (Franciscan University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the medium city of Santa Maria (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Franciscana (UFN) is a coeducational Brazilian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade Franciscana (UFN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 5-year-old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UFN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidade Franciscana's Control Typeprivate


Universidade Franciscana's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidade Franciscana' Size by Total Enrollmentnot reported


Universidade Franciscana's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Franciscan University
Acronym UFN
Founded 2018 Origins date back to 1955
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University Location

Address Rua dos Andradas, 1614, Centro
Santa Maria
97010-032 Rio Grande do Sul
Universidade Franciscana's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidade Franciscana Phone Number +55 (55) 3220 1200
Universidade Franciscana Fax Number +55

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidade Franciscana's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidade Franciscana's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidade Franciscana's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidade Franciscana.

Universidade Franciscana: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidade Franciscana's admission information.

Universidade Franciscana's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidade Franciscana's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidade Franciscana a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidade Franciscana's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidade Franciscana's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Universidade Franciscana's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidade Franciscana.

Universidade Franciscana's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

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Universidade Franciscana's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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Universidade Franciscana's Control Type Control Type

Universidade Franciscana is a private higher education institution.

Universidade Franciscana's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidade Franciscana is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidade Franciscana's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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Universidade Franciscana's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

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Universidade Franciscana is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Universidade Franciscana has a Christian-Catholic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade Franciscana's main facilities:

Universidade Franciscana's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidade Franciscana's Library

Universidade Franciscana's Housing University Housing

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Universidade Franciscana's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade Franciscana's main services:

Universidade Franciscana's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Universidade Franciscana's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Universidade Franciscana's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universidade Franciscana's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Universidade Franciscana's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidade Franciscana's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidade Franciscana is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

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Universidade Franciscana's Facebook page Universidade Franciscana's official Facebook page

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Universidade Franciscana's YouTube channel Universidade Franciscana's official YouTube channel

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Universidade Franciscana's Instagram page Universidade Franciscana's official Instagram channel

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