University of Santa Cruz do Sul

country rank  57
world rank  2639

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (University of Santa Cruz do Sul) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Santa Cruz do Sul (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Capão da Canoa, Sobradinho, Venâncio Aires, Montenegro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC) 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 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Santa Cruz do Sul
Acronym UNISC
Founded 1993
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida Independência 2293 - Campus Universitário
Santa Cruz do Sul (population range: 50,000-249,999)
96815-900 Rio Grande do Sul
T +55 (51) 3717 7300
F +55 (51) 3717 1855
Other locations Capão da Canoa, Sobradinho, Venâncio Aires, Montenegro

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Consórcio das Universidades Comunitárias Gaúchas (COMUNG)
  • Associação Brasileira das Universidades Comunitárias (ABRUC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019