Castelo Branco University (UCB) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Brazil. UCB opened its doors in 1973. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Rio de Janeiro.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must provide the document of previous academic performance as well as the results of the examinations. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of Brazil. A wide range of online courses is available for the students of UCB.

The composition of the university. Castelo Branco University is average in size with a capacity of 15 thousand students. More than 2500 teachers are employed by the university. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Twitter, Youtube, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UCB. There is a library on the campus. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1973
Abbreviation UCB
Teachers 2,499
Students 14,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Distance learning Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Ministério da Educação, Brazil
Affiliations
• Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
Rankings
World ranking 8913
Country ranking 359
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 8913
Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 230 373
Food 136 277
Transportation 41 89
Communications and utilities 69 88
Clothing 23 89
Sports and leisure 26 130
Total 525 1,045
Accommodation in Rio de Janeiro USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 232
Shared room in city centre 376
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 361
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 536
Alternative title
English Castelo Branco University
Portuguese Universidade Castelo Branco
yo Castelo Branco University
old Universidade Castelo Branco
Location on map

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