Federal University of Ouro Prêto

country rank  60
world rank  2772

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (Federal University of Ouro Prêto) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Ouro Preto (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): João Monlevade, Mariana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP) 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 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Brazilian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Ouro Prêto
Acronym UFOP
Founded 1969 Origins date back to 1839
Motto Cum Mente et Malleo

University Location

Address Rua Diogo de Vascomcelos 122 - Centro
Ouro Preto (population range: 50,000-249,999)
35400-000 Minas Gerais
T +55 (31) 3559 1218
F +55 (31) 3559 1228
Other locations João Monlevade, Mariana

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP) Pró-Reitoria de Graduação (PROGRAD) Centro de Convergência - Campus Morro do Cruzeiro
Ouro Preto 35400000
+55 (31) 3559-1323

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

Academic Structure

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