University of the Azores

country rank  16
world rank  2071

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University Overview

Established in 1976, Universidade dos Açores (University of the Azores) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Ponta Delgada (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Azores. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Angra do Heroísmo, Horta. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal), Universidade dos Açores (UAc) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Portuguese higher education institution. Universidade dos Açores (UAc) 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 46 years old Portuguese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Portuguese higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAc also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UAc
Founded 1976
Motto Onde a Natureza Inspira seus Estudos!
Where Nature Inspires your Studies!
Colours Purple, yellow, silver and blue

University Location

Address Rua da Mãe de Deus
Ponta Delgada
9500-321 Azores
Portugal
Tel +351 (296) 650 000
Fax +351 (296) 650 005
Other locations Angra do Heroísmo, Horta

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Rua da Mãe de Deus
Ponta Delgada 9500-321
296 650 413

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (A3ES)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • FCAA

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022