Universidade Federal de Itajubá

country rank  108
world rank  4935

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University Overview

Founded in 1913, Universidade Federal de Itajubá (Federal University of Itajubá) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Itajubá (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Itabira. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Itajubá (UNIFEI) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Itajubá (UNIFEI) 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 30-40% making this Brazilian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Itajubá
Acronym UNIFEI
Founded 1913
Motto Revelemo-nos, mais por atos do que por palavras, dignos de possuir este grande país
We shall reveal ourselves more for the actions we take than the words we speak, so that we can be worth of this great country

University Location

Address Avenida BPS 1303 - Campus Professor José Rodrigues Seabra - Pinheirinho
Itajubá (population range: 50,000-249,999)
37500-903 Minas Gerais
T +55 (35) 3629 1201
F +55 (35) 3622 3596
Other locations Itabira

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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 30-40%
Admission Office Avenida BPS 1303
Itajubá 37500-903
+55 (35) 3629 1101

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
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 Itajubá's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Associação Brasileira de Educação Internacional (FAUBAI)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020