Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

country rank  25
world rank  1038

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University Overview

Founded in 1958, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Natal (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Norte. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Macaíba, Currais Novos, Santa Cruz, Caicó. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) 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 62 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFRN 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 Rio Grande do Norte
Acronym UFRN
Founded 1958
Motto Accipitut det
Receive to give
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address Avenida Senador Salgado Filho 3000 - Campus Universitário - Lagoa Nova
Natal
59072-970 Rio Grande do Norte
Brazil
Tel +55 (84) 3215 3119
Fax +55 (84) 3215 3131
Other locations Macaíba, Currais Novos, Santa Cruz, Caicó

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 10-20%
Admission Office Campus Universitário, BR101-Lagoa Nova
Natal 59072-970
(84) 3215 3224

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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 do Rio Grande do Norte'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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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021