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Universidade de Pernambuco

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Founded in 1990, the Universidade de Pernambuco (University of Pernambuco) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Recife (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pernambuco. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade de Pernambuco (UPE) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade de Pernambuco (UPE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 33-year-old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UPE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidade de Pernambuco's Control Typepublic


Universidade de Pernambuco's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidade de Pernambuco' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidade de Pernambuco's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) University of Pernambuco
Acronym UPE
Founded 1990 Origins date back to 1966
Video Presentation

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

University Location

Address Avenida Agamenon Magalhães s/n - Santo Amaro
50100-010 Pernambuco
Universidade de Pernambuco's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidade de Pernambuco Phone Number +55 (81) 3183 3700
Universidade de Pernambuco Fax Number +55 (81) 3183 3771

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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 Pernambuco'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 Pernambuco's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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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 Pernambuco'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 Pernambuco.

Universidade de Pernambuco: 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 Pernambuco's admission information.

Universidade de Pernambuco's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidade de Pernambuco's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

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

Universidade de Pernambuco's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Universidade de Pernambuco's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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

Universidade de Pernambuco's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidade de Pernambuco has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

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

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidade de Pernambuco's Control Type Control Type

Universidade de Pernambuco is a public higher education institution.

Universidade de Pernambuco's Entity Type Entity Type

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

Universidade de Pernambuco's Campus Setting Campus Setting

Not reported

Universidade de Pernambuco's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

Not reported

Religious Affiliation

Universidade de Pernambuco does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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

Universidade de Pernambuco's Library University Library

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

Universidade de Pernambuco's Housing University Housing

Not reported

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

Not reported

University Services

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

Universidade de Pernambuco's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Universidade de Pernambuco's Study Abroad Study Abroad

Not reported

Universidade de Pernambuco's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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

Universidade de Pernambuco's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

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

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

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidade de Pernambuco'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)
  • Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)

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 Pernambuco 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidade de Pernambuco's Facebook page Universidade de Pernambuco's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

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

YouTube YouTube


Instagram Instagram

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

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universidade de Pernambuco's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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