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University of Brasília

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world rank  518

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Established in 1962, the Universidade de Brasília (University of Brasília) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Brasília (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Distrito Federal. This institution also has branch campuses in Planaltina, Gama and Ceilândia. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade de Brasília (UNB) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 45,000-49,999 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade de Brasília (UNB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 61-year-old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


University of Brasília's Control Typepublic


University of Brasília's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Brasília' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


University of Brasília's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Profile

Name (English)
Name University of Brasília
Colours Green and blue

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Campus Location

Address Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro s/n - Asa Norte
70910-900 Distrito Federal
University of Brasília Phone Number +55 (61) 3107 3300
University of Brasília Fax Number +55 (61) 3272 0003
Other locations Planaltina, Gama and Ceilândia

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Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Brasília's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Brasília's academic range and degree level offering.

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Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

here. In case they are not available yet, you can search for them using our powered by Google. We continually update our database with university programs and courses worldwide, thanks to the assistance of university representatives.

You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Courses, Degrees and Programs to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Brasília's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Brasília.

University of Brasília: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Info


Initiating the admission process is the initial stride toward attaining students' academic and career aspirations, granting access to the numerous opportunities and resources provided by a university. Check out our Introduction to University Admissions article for further insights.

Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Brasília's admission information.

University of Brasília's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Brasília's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Brasília a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Brasília's acceptance rate range is not reported.

University of Brasília's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Brasília has more than 400 international students.

University of Brasília's Admission Office Admission Office

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Profile and Size


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Brasília.

University of Brasília's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Brasília has an enrollment range of 45,000-49,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

University of Brasília's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 3,000-3,499 academic employees (Faculty).

University of Brasília's Control Type Control Type

University of Brasília is a public higher education institution.

University of Brasília's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Brasília is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Brasília's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

University of Brasília's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Brasília does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Brasília's main facilities:

University of Brasília's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Brasília's Library

University of Brasília's Housing University Housing

Not reported

University of Brasília's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Brasília's main services:

University of Brasília's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

University of Brasília's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Brasília's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

University of Brasília's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

University of Brasília's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

University of Brasília's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University of Brasília is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

Not available; please use the Feedback/Error report form at the end of this page to submit a list of University of Brasília's official programmatic or specialized accreditations. If you are an official representative of this university you can also claim and update this entire university profile free of charge (UPDATE ALL).

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Affiliations and Memberships


University affiliations and memberships with external organizations can hold significance for various reasons... explore our article on university affiliations and memberships for further insights.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Brasília's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Divisions


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Divisions

uniRank shows a diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Brasília 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? learn more

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Brasília's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Brasília's Facebook page review University of Brasília's official Facebook page

Twitter Twitter

University of Brasília's Twitter page review University of Brasília's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Brasília's YouTube channel review University of Brasília's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Brasília's Instagram page review University of Brasília's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Brasília's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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Video Presentation

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