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About UFSCar

Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar) — public non-profit university. It is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1968. UFSCar is an active member of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX), Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideo (AUGM), Grupo Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB), Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP), Grupo Tordesillas, Associação Nacional dos Dirigentes das Instituições Federais de Ensino Superior (ANDIFES).

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2024, it is among top-1140.

UFSCar does research in different fields of study. You can find them on the official site.

LocationSao Paulo, Brazil
Establishment year1968
International students276
Acceptance rate10%

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Rating QS2024#1141
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SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Agriculture & Forestry277
Natural Sciences484
Engineering & Technology523
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UFSCar tuition fees

The academic calendar at UFSCar is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at UFSCar start from 203 USD. International students pay a minimum of 1,000 USD per year. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters

UFSCar campus

The campus of UFSCar is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Student life at UFSCar is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.

Campus TypeUrban
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What to do after graduation

There are several options to stay in the country after graduation. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Read more about this on the embassy website. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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