Country Angola
City Luanda
Bachelor (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)USD/year.
Cost of living $2,979-3,760 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 60%
Official Website
General information
Finance type For-profit
Organization type Private
Established 1997
Abbreviation UCAN
Teachers 399
Students 6,999
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Veritas Vita
• Ministério do Ensino Superior, Angola
• International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
International rankings
Cost of living in Luanda
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 1,980 1,947
Food 478 816
Transportation 80 244
Communications and utilities 305 329
Clothing 56 206
Sports and leisure 80 218
Accommodation in Luanda USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre2,000
Shared room in city centre1,967
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre1,733
1 bedroom apartment in city centre2,191
Alternative title
Portuguese Universidade Católica de Angola
old Universidade Católica de Angola
Catholic University of Angola (UCAN) - private profit higher education institution in Angola. UCAN was officially founded in 1997. Thanks to its quite favourable location inside Luanda, students can enjoy an active city life with a rural serenity. Catholic University of Angola is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities of Angola taking its rightful place among the top 5 educational institutions of the country. Catholic University of Angola ranks in the national rating of Angola, this impressive result was achieved in less then 25 years.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. After submitting the required documents more then (60 percent of applicants receive their letters of acceptance. Keep in mind that when applying to UCAN the ratio of accepted students may vary depending on the popularity of the chosen program. Catholic University of Angola is among the universities that divides the academic schedule into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. A master’s degree of UCAN will cost a student a significant sum of 5,000 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Catholic University of Angola teaches more than 6 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The teaching staff is 399 specialists. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Flickr.

Infrastructure of UCAN. The university has its own library. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. Furthermore, Catholic University of Angola attracts students with its sports facilities and infrastructure. Catholic University of Angola belongs to the «International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)».
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