University of the State of Santa Catarina (UDESC) - public higher education institution in Brazil. The studies at University of the State of Santa Catarina began in 1965. The main building of the university proudly stands in Florianopolis inside an urban campus. University of the State of Santa Catarina is, without a doubt, one of the most prestigious universities of Brazil sitting comfortably among the top 90 universities of the country.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicants must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. The chances of successful admission are very high as 60 percent of applicants get enrolled but that number may vary depending on the faculty. Santa Catarina State University divides its academic year into semesters. Studying bachelor’s at UDESC is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. A year of master’s studies at UDESC will usually cost 1,000 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. On the university’s official website (http://www.udesc.br) you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.

The composition of the university. Santa Catarina State University is average in size with a capacity of 15 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. The education is provided by more than 1500 teachers and professors. UDESC has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.

Infrastructure of UDESC. There is a library on the campus. The university belongs to the number of groups and associations like the Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), as well as the Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX) and Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM).
Ranking   2731   92
Country Brazil
City Florianopolis
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 180 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 180 USD/year.
Living expenses $415 -783 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 60%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1965
Abbreviation UDESC
Teachers 1,499
Students 14,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Ministério da Educação, Brazil
Affiliations
• Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
• Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
• Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)
Rankings
World ranking 2731
Country ranking 92
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 2731
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
English Santa Catarina State University
French Université de l'État de santa catarina
old Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina UDESC
Location on map

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