Universidade Estadual do Maranhão

country rank  47
world rank  2272

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University Overview

Established in 1973, Universidade Estadual do Maranhão (State University of Maranhão) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of São Luís (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Maranhao. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Estadual do Maranhão (UEMA) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Estadual do Maranhão (UEMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name State University of Maranhão
Acronym UEMA
Founded 1973

University Location

Address Cidade Universitaria Paulo VI s/n - Campus Universtário - Tirirical
São Luís (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
65055-970 Maranhao
T +55 (98) 3245 5461
F +55 (98) 3245 5882

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019