Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro

country rank  57
world rank  2718

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University Overview

Established in 1910, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Seropédica (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rio de Janeiro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ) 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 109 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Brazilian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro
Acronym UFRRJ
Founded 1910
Colours Yellow and green

University Location

Address Rodovia BR 465 - KM 7 - s/n - Campus Universitário
Seropédica (population range: 50,000-249,999)
23890-000 Rio de Janeiro
T +55 (21) 2682 1090
F +55 (21) 2682 1120

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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 20-30%
Admission Office Rodovia BR 465 Km 7
Seropedica- RJ, Brazil 23890-000
+55 (21) 2682 1080

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Grupo Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB)
  • Associação Nacional dos Dirigentes das Instituições Federais de Ensino Superior (ANDIFES)

Academic Structure


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