Universidade Federal de Alfenas

country rank  131
world rank  5883

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University Overview

Established in 1914, Universidade Federal de Alfenas (Federal University of Alfenas) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Alfenas (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Poços de Caldas, Varginha. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Alfenas (UNIFAL-MG) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Alfenas (UNIFAL-MG) 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 106 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Alfenas
Founded 1914
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Rua Gabriel Monteiro da Silva 700 - Centro
Alfenas (population range: 50,000-249,999)
37130-001 Minas Gerais
T +55 (35) 3299 1102
F +55 (35) 3299 1063
Other locations Poços de Caldas, Varginha

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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 10-20%
Admission Office Rua Gabriel Monteiro da Silva, 700.
Alfenas 37.130-000
+55 (35) 3299 1102

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 500-599
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 de Alfenas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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