Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo

country rank  33
world rank  1703

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University Overview

Established in 1954, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Federal University of Espírito Santo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Vitória (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Espirito Santo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alegre, São Mateus. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES) 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 66 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.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Espírito Santo
Acronym UFES
Founded 1954
Motto Docete Omnes Gentes
Teach to all people

University Location

Address Avenida Fernando Ferrari 514 - Campus Universitário - Goiabeiras
Vitória (population range: 250,000-499,999)
29075-910 Espirito Santo
T +55 (27) 3335 2200
F +55 (27) 3335 2818
Other locations Alegre, São Mateus

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%
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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 do Espírito Santo's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
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


Social Media

Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020