Universidade Regional do Cariri

country rank  137
world rank  4579

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University Overview

Established in 1986, Universidade Regional do Cariri (Regional University of Cariri) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Crato (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ceara. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Regional do Cariri (URCA) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Regional do Cariri (URCA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 34 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Regional University of Cariri
Acronym URCA
Founded 1986
Motto Felix ad Satum
Happy to Start

University Location

Address Rua Coronel Antônio Luiz 1161 - Pimenta
Crato (population range: 50,000-249,999)
63105-000 Ceara
T +55 (88) 3102 1212
F +55 (88) 3523 1600

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Regional do Cariri's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020