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Universidade Federal do Amazonas

country rank

36

world rank

1811

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Overview

Founded in 1909, Universidade Federal do Amazonas (Federal University of Amazonas) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Manaus (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Amazonas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Benjamin Constant, Coari, Humaitá, Itacoatiara, Parintins. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM) 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 course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 108 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Brazilian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFAM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Federal University of Amazonas
Acronym UFAM
Founded 1909
Motto In universa scientia veritas
Colours Green and white
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Location


Address Campus Universitário, Avenida General Rodrigo Octávio Jordão Ramos, 3000, Coroado
Manaus
69077-000 Amazonas
Brazil
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Telephone +55 (92) 3305 4313
Telefax +55 (92) 3305 4313
Other locations Benjamin Constant, Coari, Humaitá, Itacoatiara, Parintins
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade Federal do Amazonas for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information 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 area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade Federal do Amazonas's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Campus Universitário, Avenida General Rodrigo Octávio Jordão Ramos, 3000, Coroado
Manaus 69077-000
Phone +55 (92) 3305 4199

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade Federal do Amazonas'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 Student Enrolment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal do Amazonas's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade Federal do Amazonas 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

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Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation

1949



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 Amazonas 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)
  • North Rectores Forum
  • Pro-Rectores Planning Forum


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