Universidade de Cruz Alta

country rank  141
world rank  6152

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University Overview

Established in 1988, Universidade de Cruz Alta (University of Cruz Alta) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Cruz Alta (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade de Cruz Alta (UNICRUZ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Cruz Alta (UNICRUZ) 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 32 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Brazilian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Cruz Alta
Founded 1988
Colours Grey and yellow

University Location

Address Rodovia Municipal Jacob Della Méa, KM 5.6 - Parada Benito
Cruz Alta (population range: 50,000-249,999)
98005-972 Rio Grande do Sul
T +55 (55) 3321 1500
F +55 (55) 3321 1545

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

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 60-70%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Consórcio das Universidades Comunitárias Gaúchas (COMUNG)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 10 February 2020