Universidade Federal da Paraíba

country rank  22
world rank  945

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University Overview

Established in 1955, Universidade Federal da Paraíba (Federal University of Paraíba) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of João Pessoa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Paraiba. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Federal da Paraíba (UFPB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Federal da Paraíba (UFPB) 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 64 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UFPB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Federal University of Paraíba
Acronym UFPB
Founded 1955
Motto Sapientia Aedificat
Wisdom Builds

University Location

Address Cidade Universitária s/n - Campus I - Castelo Branco
João Pessoa
58051-900 Paraiba
Brazil
Tel +55 (83) 3216 7150
Fax +55 (83) 3225 1901

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

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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
Admission Office Cidade Universitária - Campus I
João Pessoa 58059-900
(83) 3216 7150

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal da Paraíba's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021