Universidade Católica de Angola

Universidade Católica de Angola Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 8935

University Overview

Universidade Católica de Angola ranking (Catholic University of Angola) was founded in 1997 and is a for-profit private higher education school located in the suburbs of Luanda (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Universidade Católica de Angola ranking (UCAN) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Angolan higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. It is officially recognized by the Ministério do Ensino Superior, Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovaço, Angola (Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation of Angola). The Universidade Católica de Angola (UCAN) offers a variety of courses and programs that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Angolan higher-education school, which is 22 years old, has a selective admission procedure based on entrance exams. With an acceptance rate of 50-60%, this Angolan higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. UCAN also provides students with a library, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Universidade Católica de Angola Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidade Católica de Angola
Acronym UCAN
Founded 1997
Motto Veritas Vita The Truth The life
Colours Light blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida Pedro de Castro Van Dunem, n. 24 Luanda 2064 Luanda Angola
Tel +244 (222) 010 916
Fax +244 (222) 010 916

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 50-60%
Admission Office Avenida Pedro de Castro Van Dunem, n. 24 Luanda 2064 (222) 010 916 (222) 010 916

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation

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Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) Magna Charta Universitatum Observatory (MCUO) Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP) Association of Portuguese Speaking Universities Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa

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