Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto

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world rank  2641

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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 urban setting of 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 large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 50 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 Vasconcelos 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

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 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 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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