Universidade Federal de Pelotas

country rank  43
world rank  1960

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University Overview

Established in 1969, Universidade Federal de Pelotas (Federal University of Pelotas) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Pelotas (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Pelotas (UFPEL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Pelotas (UFPEL) 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 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Pelotas
Acronym UFPEL
Founded 1969
Motto Memento Ascendere Semper
Knowledge in Motion
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address Rua Gomes Carneiro, 01 - Centro
Pelotas (population range: 250,000-499,999)
96010-610 Rio Grande do Sul
T +55 (53) 3921 1027
F +55 (53) 3921 1268

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
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 Pelotas's Library
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

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Associação Nacional dos Dirigentes das Instituições Federais de Ensino Superior (Andifes)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019