Universidade Federal do Maranhão

country rank  57
world rank  2068

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Universidade Federal do Maranhão (Federal University of Maranhão) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the large city of São Luís (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Maranhao. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA) 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 53 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UFMA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Federal University of Maranhão
Acronym UFMA
Founded 1966
Motto A vida é combate
Life is Combat

University Location

Address Avenida dos Portugueses 1966 - Vila Bacanga
São Luís
65080-805 Maranhao
Brazil
Tel +55 (98) 3301 8000
Fax +55 (98) 3621 2479

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)
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



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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal do Maranhão's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
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