Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina UFSC (UFSC) - public higher education institution in Brazil. UFSC became active in 1962. The main building of the university is located in Florianopolis inside an urban campus.

University ranking. In the recent years Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina UFSC has a stable position in the top 20 universities of Brazil and does not plan to give it away. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina UFSC is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina UFSC chose to divide its academic year into semesters. UFSC has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. Master’s studies at UFSC will cost about 1,000 USD per year. Is among the educational institutions that allow the students to enroll in online programs. On the official website (http://ufsc.br) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina UFSC is classified as a large university with more than 31,000 concurrent students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. UFSC has around 1% of foreign students. More than 2100 teachers are employed by the university. The university participates in a variety of international exchange programs between students and academic staff. The university is present on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, so if you want to know more about its daily happenings and events this is the place to go.

Infrastructure of UFSC. There is a library on the campus. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room. It is one of the members of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), and Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX).
Ranking   870   16
Country Brazil
City Florianopolis
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 178 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 178 USD/year.
Living expenses $415 -783 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1962
Abbreviation UFSC
Teachers 2,107
Students 31,337
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Ars et Scientia
• Ministério da Educação, Brazil
• Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
• Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
World ranking 870
Country ranking 16
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 870
QS World University Rankings 821
Cost of living in Florianopolis
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 147 209
Food 124 245
Transportation 44 92
Communications and utilities 55 59
Clothing 24 91
Sports and leisure 21 86
Total 415 783
Accommodation in Florianopolis USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 148
Shared room in city centre 211
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 215
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 316
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Federal de Santa Catarina
French Université fédérale de santa catarina
Portuguese Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Location on map

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