Universidade Castelo Branco

Universidade Castelo Branco Ranking

country rank: 164
world rank: 5942

University Overview

Universidade Castelo Branco (Castelo Branco University) ranking was founded in 1971 and is a non-profit private higher education institution situated in the metropolitan environment of Rio de Janeiro (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Penha, Marechal Hermes, Recreio, and Centro are all localities where this university maintains a branch campus. Universidade Castelo Branco (UCB) ranking is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministério do Educaço, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil). Universidade Castelo Branco (UCB) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 49-year-old Brazilian higher-education school has a strict admissions procedure based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. UCB also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Universidade Castelo Branco Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidade Castelo Branco
Acronym UCB
Founded 1971
Colours Red, blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida Santa Cruz 1631 - Realengo Rio de Janeiro 21710-250 Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Tel +55 (21) 3216 7700
Fax +55 (21) 2401 9696
Other locations Penha, Marechal Hermes, Recreio, Centro

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Santa Cruz, 1631, Realengo Rio de Janeiro 21710-255 (21) 3216 7700

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

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