Universidade Federal do ABC

country rank  53
world rank  1897

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University Overview

Established in 2005, Universidade Federal do ABC (Federal University of ABC) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Santo André (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): São Bernardo do Campo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC) 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 15 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of ABC
Acronym UFABC
Founded 2005
Motto Universidade do século XXI
University of the XXI century
Colours Green, yellow and white

University Location

Address Avenida dos Estados, 5001 - Santa Teresinha
Santo André (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
09210-580 Sao Paulo
T +55 (11) 4433 0921
F +55 (11) 4433 0937
Other locations São Bernardo do Campo

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 0-10%
Admission Office Avenida dos Estados, 5001
Santo André 09210580
+55 (11) 4996 7914
(11) 4437 8400

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal do ABC's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associação Brasileira de Educação Internacional (FAUBAI)
  • Grupo Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB)

Academic Structure


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