The best university in Florianopolis is Federal University of Santa Catarina. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) is one of the top ten universities in Latin America. It is internationally known for the quality of its courses in mechanical engineering, control engineering, sanitary engineering, electrical engineering and dentistry.
It is a public university and about 35 thousand students study here. The annual budget is over 300 million dollars.
As the rest of public universities in Brazil 10% of places for incoming students are available to racial minorities and 20% for students coming from public schools.
Foreigners interested in studying here should check our Florianopolis study abroad section.