Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

country rank  2
world rank  178

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University Overview

Founded in 1920, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 97 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFRJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Acronym
UFRJ

Founded
1920

Motto
A Universidade do Brasil The University of Brazil

Mascot
Minerva

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University Location

Address
Avenida Pedro Calmon, 550
Rio de Janeiro (population range: over 5,000,000)
21941-901 Rio de Janeiro Brazil

T +55 (21) 2598 9603

F +55 (21) 2598 1605

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)


Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 0-10%

Admission Office
Avenida Pedro Calmon, 550
Rio de Janeiro 21941-901
+55 (21) 2598 1609


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range over-5,000

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation
1920


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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