Federal University of Goiás

country rank  19
world rank  1037

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University Overview

Founded in 1960, Universidade Federal de Goiás (Federal University of Goiás) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Goiânia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Goias. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG) 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 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Goiás
Acronym UFG
Founded 1960

University Location

Address Avenida Esperança s/n - Campus Samambaia
Goiânia (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
74001-970 Goias
T +55 (62) 3521 1274
F +55 (62) 3521 1193

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 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras CRUB
  • Rede Nacional de Extensao RENEX
  • Asociacion de Universidades Grupo Montevideo AUGM
  • Associacao Nacional dos Dirigentes das Instituicoes Federais de Ensino Superior ANDIFES

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020