Federal University of Alagoas

country rank  58
world rank  2732

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University Overview

Founded in 1961, Universidade Federal de Alagoas (Federal University of Alagoas) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Maceio (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Alagoas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) 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 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Alagoas
Acronym UFAL
Founded 1961
Motto Scientia ad Sapientiam

University Location

Address Avenida Lourival de Melo Mota s/n - Cidade Universitária - Tabuleiro do Martins
Maceio (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
57072-970 Alagoas
T +55 (82) 3214 1002
F +55 (82) 3214 1700

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 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 Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Federal University of Alagoas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras CRUB
  • Rede Nacional de Extensao RENEX

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020