Universidade Federal do Cariri

country rank  71
world rank  3437

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University Overview

Established in 2013, Universidade Federal do Cariri (Federal University of Cariri) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Juazeiro do Norte (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ceara. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Crato, Barbalha, Brejo Santo, Icó. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal do Cariri (UFCA) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Cariri (UFCA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 7 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Brazilian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Cariri
Acronym UFCA
Founded 2013

University Location

Address Avenida Tenente Raimundo Rocha s/n - Cidade Universitária
Juazeiro do Norte (population range: 250,000-499,999)
63048-080 Ceara
T +55 (88) 3221 9200
F +55 (88) 3221 9200
Other locations Crato, Barbalha, Brejo Santo, Icó

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Avenida Tenente Raimundo Rocha S/N - Bairro Cidade Universitária
Juazeiro do Norte 63048-080
+55 (88) 3221 9200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal do Cariri's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associação Nacional dos Dirigentes das Instituições Federais de Ensino Superior (ANDIFES)
  • Brazilian Association for International Education (FAUBAl)

Academic Structure

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