Federal University of Santa Catarina

country rank  4
world rank  316

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University Overview

Established in 1960, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Federal University of Santa Catarina) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Florianópolis (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Santa Catarina. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Araranguá, Blumenau, Curitibanos, Joinville. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UFSC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UFSC
Founded 1960
Motto Ars et Scientia
Arts and Science

University Location

Address Campus Universitário s/n - Trindade
Florianópolis
88040-900 Santa Catarina
Brazil
Tel +55 (48) 3721 9000
Fax +55 (48) 3721 8422
Other locations Araranguá, Blumenau, Curitibanos, Joinville

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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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 available
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Federal University of Santa Catarina's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • Associação Brasileira de Educação Internacional (FAUBAI)
  • Grupo Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB)
  • Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideu (AUGM)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • Columbus
  • Organização Universitária Interamericana (OUI-IOHE)

Academic Structure


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