Federal University of Pará

country rank  24
world rank  985

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University Overview

Founded in 1957, Universidade Federal do Pará (Federal University of Pará) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Belém (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Para. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA) 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 62 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 Pará
Acronym UFPA
Founded 1957

University Location

Address Rua Augusto Correa 01 - Campus Universitário Guamá
Belém (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
66075-110 Para
T +55 (91) 3201 7112
F +55 (91) 3201 7675

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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 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 Not reported
Admission Office Rua Augusto Correa 1 - Campus Universitário Guamá
Belem 66075-110
+55 (91) 3201 7158

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,000-4,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
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

Year of first Accreditation


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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019