Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido

country rank  115
world rank  4412

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Founded in 1967, Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (Federal Rural University of the Semiarid Region) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Mossoró (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Norte. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Angicos, Caraubas, Pau dos Ferros. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA) 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 53 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFERSA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Federal Rural University of the Semiarid Region
Acronym UFERSA
Founded 1967
Motto Per Scientia Aridam Terram Floret
Science flourishes through the arid land
Colours Yellow and green

University Location

Address BR 110, Km 47 s/n - Presidente Costa e Silva
Mossoró
59625-900 Rio Grande do Norte
Brazil
Tel +55 (84) 3317 8224
Fax +55 (84) 3317 8228
Other locations Angicos, Caraubas, Pau dos Ferros

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office BR 110, Km 47
Mossoró 59625-900
(84) 3315 1741
(84) 3317 8226

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 800-899
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 Rural do Semi-Árido's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
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)

Academic Structure

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