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Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)

Cidade Universitaria Zeferino Vaz Campinas -SP View map
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The University of Campinas is a public university, funded by the State of São Paulo. It was established in 1966 in the city of Campinas, with the goal to become an academic center of excellence, producing world-class basic and applied research, providing high-standards undergraduate and graduate education and serving as a catalyst for economic and social development. Currently UNICAMP offers undergraduate degrees in 66 majors, including medicine, dentistry, several engineering specializations, basic natural and human sciences, applied sciences, teaching and arts. Its admission process is one of the most competitive in Brazil, with nearly 52,000 candidates for 3310 incoming students. Undergraduate education at UNICAMP is provided by the State of São Paulo for all its students free of charge. In addition, housing, meals, transportation and a living stipend may also be provided on a need basis, so that of the 16,700 undergraduate students at UNICAMP, over 2,200 receive some support. Undergraduate education at UNICAMP operates in three campuses: the School of Dentistry in Piracicaba, the College of Applied Sciences and the College of Technology in Limeira, offering undergraduate degrees in technology and business administration, among others, and its main Campus in Campinas, with eighteen other Schools and Colleges. In addition,...

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Total students - 27,094


Total faculty staff - 1,996


Total students - 27,094


Total faculty staff - 1,996

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