Universidade do Contestado

country rank  176
world rank  7632

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University Overview

Established in 1997, Universidade do Contestado (Contestado University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Mafra (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Santa Catarina. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Canoinhas, Concórdia, Curitibanos, Porto União, Rio Negrinho. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade do Contestado (UnC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade do Contestado (UnC) 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 23 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Contestado University
Acronym UnC
Founded 1997
Motto Sou + UnC
I am + UnC
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida Presidente Nereu Ramos, 1071 - Jardim do Moinho
Mafra (population range: 50,000-249,999)
89306076 Santa Catarina
T +55 (47) 3641 5507
F +55
Other locations Canoinhas, Concórdia, Curitibanos, Porto União, Rio Negrinho

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Conselho Estadual de Educacao de Santa Catarina

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Associação Catarinense das Fundações Educacionais (ACAFE)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020