Founded in 1968, the Universidade Federal de São Carlos (Federal University of São Carlos) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of São Carlos (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. This institution also has branch campuses in Araras, Buri and Sorocaba. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 55-year-old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 0-9% making this Brazilian higher education organization an extremely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFSCAR 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.
|Address||Via Washington Luis - KM 235 - Monjolinho
13565-905 Sao Paulo
|+55 (16) 3351 8111|
|+55 (16) 3361 2081|
|Other locations||Araras, Buri and Sorocaba|
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The following Federal University of São Carlos's Study Areas/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 Federal University of São Carlos's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Federal University of São Carlos's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Federal University of São Carlos a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.
Federal University of São Carlos's acceptance rate range is 0-9% making this institution an extremely selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.Federal University of São Carlos has more than 200 international students.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Federal University of São Carlos.
Federal University of São Carlos has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).
Federal University of São Carlos is a public higher education institution.
Federal University of São Carlos is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Federal University of São Carlos does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Federal University of São Carlos's main facilities:
This institution has a physical Library.
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Federal University of São Carlos's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.
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Federal University of São Carlos is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministério da Educação, Brazil
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Federal University of São Carlos's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Federal University of São Carlos's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. 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.
uniRank shows a diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Federal University of São Carlos 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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