Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

country rank  5
world rank  316

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University Overview

Founded in 1920, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Rio de Janeiro (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) 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 100 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFRJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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 de Janeiro
Acronym UFRJ
Founded 1920
Motto A Universidade do Brasil
The University of Brazil

University Location

Address Avenida Pedro Calmon, 550
Rio de Janeiro
21941-901 Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Tel +55 (21) 2598 9603
Fax +55 (21) 2598 1605

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 0-10%
Admission Office Avenida Pedro Calmon, 550
Rio de Janeiro 21941-901
(21) 2598 1609

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
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 do Rio de Janeiro's Library
Housing Yes
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

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation

1920


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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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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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021