Universidade Federal de Uberlândia

country rank  22
world rank  1132

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (Federal University of Uberlândia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Uberlândia (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ituiutaba. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 0-10% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Uberlândia
Acronym UFU
Founded 1969
Motto Compromisso com o ensino público, gratuito e de qualidade
Committed to provide free and high quality public education
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida João Naves de Ávila 2121 - Santa Mônica
Uberlândia (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
38408-144 Minas Gerais
T +55 (34) 3239 4810
F +55 (34) 3235 0099
Other locations Ituiutaba

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 0-10%
Admission Office Avenida João Naves de Ávila, 2 121 - Campus Santa Mônica - Bloco 1A
+55 (34) 3239 4127

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
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 Uberlândia's Library
Housing Not reported
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)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020