Federal University of Minas Gerais

country rank  6
world rank  357

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University Overview

Established in 1927, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Federal University of Minas Gerais) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Belo Horizonte (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Montes Claros. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) 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 92 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Minas Gerais
Name
Acronym UFMG
Founded 1927
Motto Incipit Vita Nova
A new life begins

University Location

Address Avenida Presidente Antônio Carlos 6627 - Pampulha
Belo Horizonte (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
31270-901 Minas Gerais
Brazil
T +55 (31) 3409 5000
F +55 (31) 3409 4188
Other locations Montes Claros

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 Avenida Antônio Carlos, 6627 - Pampulha
Belo Horizonte 31270-901
+55 (31) 3409 4408

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Federal University of Minas Gerais's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020