Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul

country rank  166
world rank  6703

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University Overview

Founded in 2001, Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul (State 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 24 other locations in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul (UERGS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul (UERGS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 18 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Brazilian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. UERGS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Location

Address Rua Sete de Setembro, 1156 - Centro
Porto Alegre
90010-191 Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil
Tel +55 (51) 3288 9000
Fax +55 (51) 3288 9010
Other locations 24 other locations in the state of Rio Grande do Sul

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 40-50%
Admission Office Rua Sete de Setembro, 1156
Porto Alegre 90010-191
(51) 3288 9000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)

Academic Structure

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