Universidade Federal de Viçosa

country rank  51
world rank  2546

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University Overview

Established in 1922, Universidade Federal de Viçosa (Federal University of Viçosa) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Viçosa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rio Paranaíba, Florestal. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV) 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 98 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Viçosa
Acronym UFV
Founded 1922
Motto Ediscere, Scire, Agere, Vincere
Study, Know, Act, Win

University Location

Address Avenida Peter Henry Rolfs s/n - Campus Universitário
Viçosa (population range: 50,000-249,999)
36570-000 Minas Gerais
T +55 (31) 3899 2101
F +55 (31) 38992198
Other locations Rio Paranaíba, Florestal

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 Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Peter Henry Rolfs s/n
Viçosa 36570-000
+55 509-221-5288/5268/2191

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 Viçosa's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


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