Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

country rank  10
world rank  468

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University Overview

Established in 1927, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Federal University of Minas Gerais) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Belo Horizonte (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution also has a branch campus in Montes Claros. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) 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 93 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UFMG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, 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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University Identity

Name
Name Federal University of Minas Gerais
Acronym UFMG
Founded 1927
Motto Incipit Vita Nova
A new life begins

University Location

Address Avenida Presidente Antônio Carlos 6627 - Pampulha
Belo Horizonte
31270-901 Minas Gerais
Brazil
Tel +55 (31) 3409 5000
Fax +55 (31) 3409 4188
Other locations Montes Claros

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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 Avenida Antônio Carlos, 6627 - Pampulha
Belo Horizonte 31270-901
(31) 3409 4408

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
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 de Minas Gerais's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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