Universidade do Oeste de Santa Catarina

country rank  119
world rank  3962

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University Overview

Founded in 1968, Universidade do Oeste de Santa Catarina (University of West Santa Catarina) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the large town of Joaçaba (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Santa Catarina. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Videira, Xanxerê e São Miguel d'Oeste. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade do Oeste de Santa Catarina (UNOESC) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidade do Oeste de Santa Catarina (UNOESC) 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 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of West Santa Catarina
Acronym UNOESC
Founded 1968

University Location

Address Rua Getúlio Vargas 2125 - Bairro Flor da Serra
Joaçaba (population range: 10,000-49,999)
89600-000 Santa Catarina
T +55 (49) 3551 2000
F +55 (49) 3551 2004
Other locations Videira, Xanxerê e São Miguel d'Oeste

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade do Oeste de Santa Catarina'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

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020