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Universidade de Brasília

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Established in 1962, the Universidade de Brasília (University of Brasília) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Brasília (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Distrito Federal. This institution also has branch campuses in Planaltina, Gama and Ceilândia. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade de Brasília (UNB) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 45,000-49,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade de Brasília (UNB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 61-year-old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNB 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.

University Snapshot


Universidade de Brasília's Control Typepublic


Universidade de Brasília's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidade de Brasília' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Universidade de Brasília's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) University of Brasília
Acronym UNB
Founded 1962
Colours Green and blue
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official Universidade de Brasília general video presentation.

University Location

Address Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro s/n - Asa Norte
70910-900 Distrito Federal
Universidade de Brasília's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidade de Brasília Phone Number +55 (61) 3107 3300
Universidade de Brasília Fax Number +55 (61) 3272 0003
Other locations Planaltina, Gama and Ceilândia

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidade de Brasília's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidade de Brasília's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidade de Brasília's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidade de Brasília.

Universidade de Brasília: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidade de Brasília's admission information.

Universidade de Brasília's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidade de Brasília's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidade de Brasília a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidade de Brasília's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidade de Brasília's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Brasília has more than 400 international students.

Universidade de Brasília's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidade de Brasília.

Universidade de Brasília's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidade de Brasília has an enrollment range of 45,000-49,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Universidade de Brasília's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 3,000-3,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidade de Brasília's Control Type Control Type

Universidade de Brasília is a public higher education institution.

Universidade de Brasília's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidade de Brasília is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidade de Brasília's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universidade de Brasília's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidade de Brasília does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade de Brasília's main facilities:

Universidade de Brasília's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidade de Brasília's Library

Universidade de Brasília's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Universidade de Brasília's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade de Brasília's main services:

Universidade de Brasília's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Universidade de Brasília's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universidade de Brasília's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universidade de Brasília's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Universidade de Brasília's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidade de Brasília's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidade de Brasília is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidade de Brasília's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universidade de Brasília 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Universidade de Brasília's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Universidade de Brasília's Facebook page Universidade de Brasília's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universidade de Brasília's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidade de Brasília's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidade de Brasília's YouTube channel Universidade de Brasília's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidade de Brasília's Instagram page Universidade de Brasília's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universidade de Brasília's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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