Ranking  714      12
Country Brazil
City Sao Carlos
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $422-813 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 10%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1968
Abbreviation UFSCar
Teachers 1,136
Students 21,384
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Ensino, Pesquisa e Extensão
• Ministério da Educação, Brazil
• 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)
World ranking714
Country ranking12
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking714
QS World University Rankings685
Alternative title
Portuguese Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Location on map
Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar) - public higher education institution in Brazil.

Universidade Federal de São Carlos - Description

The Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) is a public research university located in the State of Sao Paulo. It is one of the most renowned institutions of high education and research in Brazil and Latin America. Every year about 3,000 vacancies for undergraduate courses as well as 54 graduate Programs in master's and Ph.D. in several areas of knowledge are offered at its three campuses: São Carlos, Araras and Sorocaba. Due to its rich academic excellence and important research projects, UFSCar has been rewarded with many important prizes, such as: Best Public University in Brazil countryside, Institutional Merit on Young Scientist Award in 2008 and it was ranked the eighth best university in the country, according to the General Index on Courses of the Ministry of Education. UFSCar is committed to the highest standards of teaching, earning, scholarship, research and training trying to go beyond the average academic performance. This principle is respected, mostly due to its prestigious teaching levels - 99.89% of the teachers are doctors and masters- almost all of them (98.74%) working full-time. The high quality and productivity in research developed at the institution, in all areas of knowledge, are linked to decisions made throughout the...

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