Universidade de Cabo Verde

Universidade de Cabo Verde Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 7531

University Overview

Established in 2006, Universidade de Cabo Verde (University of Cape Verde) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Praia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Mindelo, São Vicente. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educacao e Desporto, Cabo Verde (Ministry of Education and Sport of Cape Verde), Universidade de Cabo Verde (Uni-CV) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Cape Verdean higher education institution. Universidade de Cabo Verde (Uni-CV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the Topuniversitieslist degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 13 years old Cape Verdean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Uni-CV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

Universidade de Cabo Verde Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidade de Cabo Verde
Acronym Uni-CV
Founded 2006
Motto Scientia via est Knowledge is the Way
Colours Burgundy, gray, white and black

University Location

Address Praça António Lereno Praia CP 379C Praia Cape Verde
Tel +238 261 9904
Fax +238 261 2660
Other locations Mindelo, São Vicente

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 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 Not reported
Admission Office Praça António Lereno Praia CP 379C 261 9904

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)

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