Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

country rank  8
world rank  566

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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 metropolis of Rio de Janeiro (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational 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 99 years old 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.

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 (population range: over 5,000,000)
21941-901 Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
T +55 (21) 2598 9603
F +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)

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
+55 (21) 2598 1609

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation

1920


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019