Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

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world rank  253

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University Overview

Established in 1934, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Porto Alegre (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. This institution also has a branch campus in Tramandaí. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) 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 86 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UFRGS 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 Sul
Acronym UFRGS
Founded 1934 Origins date back to 1895
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Avenida Paulo Gama 110- Farroupilha
Porto Alegre
90040-060 Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil
Tel +55 (51) 3308 3142
Fax +55 (51) 3308 3973
Other locations Tramandaí

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 Paulo Gama 110 - Reitoria
Porto Alegre 90040-060
(51) 3308 3142

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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 Sul'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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Memberships and Affiliations

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

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