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Universidade do Contestado

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world rank  6770

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Established in 1991, the Universidade do Contestado (Contestado University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Mafra (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Santa Catarina. This institution also has branch campuses in Canoinhas, Concórdia, Curitibanos, Porto União and Rio Negrinho. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade do Contestado (UnC) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade do Contestado (UnC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 32-year-old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UnC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidade do Contestado's Control Typeprivate


Universidade do Contestado's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidade do Contestado' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidade do Contestado's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Contestado University
Acronym UnC
Founded 1991
Motto Sou + UnC
I am + UnC
Colours Blue and white
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University Location

Address Avenida Presidente Nereu Ramos, 1071 - Jardim do Moinho
89306076 Santa Catarina
Universidade do Contestado's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidade do Contestado Phone Number +55 (47) 3641 5507
Universidade do Contestado Fax Number +55
Other locations Canoinhas, Concórdia, Curitibanos, Porto União and Rio Negrinho

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidade do Contestado's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidade do Contestado's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidade do Contestado's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidade do Contestado.

Universidade do Contestado: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidade do Contestado's admission information.

Universidade do Contestado's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidade do Contestado's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidade do Contestado a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidade do Contestado's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidade do Contestado's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Universidade do Contestado's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidade do Contestado.

Universidade do Contestado's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidade do Contestado has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universidade do Contestado's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 800-899 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidade do Contestado's Control Type Control Type

Universidade do Contestado is a private higher education institution.

Universidade do Contestado's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidade do Contestado is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidade do Contestado's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universidade do Contestado's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidade do Contestado does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade do Contestado's main facilities:

Universidade do Contestado's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidade do Contestado's Library

Universidade do Contestado's Housing University Housing

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Universidade do Contestado's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade do Contestado's main services:

Universidade do Contestado's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Universidade do Contestado's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universidade do Contestado's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universidade do Contestado's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Universidade do Contestado's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidade do Contestado's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidade do Contestado is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidade do Contestado's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Conselho Estadual de Educação de Santa Catarina

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidade do Contestado's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universidade do Contestado 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidade do Contestado's Facebook page Universidade do Contestado's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)


YouTube YouTube

Universidade do Contestado's YouTube channel Universidade do Contestado's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidade do Contestado's Instagram page Universidade do Contestado's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

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