Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná

country rank  64
world rank  2866

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University Overview

Established in 1994, Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná (State University of West Paraná) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Cascavel (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Parana. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Foz do Iguaçu, Francisco Beltrão, Marechal Cândido Rondon, Toledo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná (UNIOESTE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná (UNIOESTE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 24 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Brazilian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNIOESTE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name State University of West Paraná
Founded 1994

University Location

Address Rua Universitária 1619
Cascavel (population range: 250,000-499,999)
85819-110 Parana
T +55 (45) 3220 3000
F +55 (45) 3324 4590
Other locations Foz do Iguaçu, Francisco Beltrão, Marechal Cândido Rondon, Toledo

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Pró-Reitoria de Graduação - Diretoria de Concurso Vestibular
Cascavel 85819-110
+55 (45) 3220 3100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)
  • Associação Paranaense das Instituições de Ensino Superior (APIESP)

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