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Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

21941-901 Avenida Pedro Calmon, 550 Rio de Janeiro View map
#361
Public
Very High
54,957
3,999
1,233

Overview

The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ is a Brazilian public and free university recognized by its high quality of teaching as well as by its commitment to research. The institution has four campuses in Rio de Janeiro state: Cidade Universitária, Praia Vermelha, Macaé and Xerém. Structurally, the UFRJ comprises the Science and Culture Forum and six university centers – the Center of Health Sciences (CCS), the Center of Juridical and Economic Sciences (CCJE), the Center of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (CCMN), the Center of Philosophy and Human Sciences (CFCH), the Center of Letters and Arts (CLA), and the Center of Technology (CT). Each of the centers comprises institutes, schools, faculties and supplementary units, which includes seven museums, among which we can highlight the National Museum, eight university hospitals, and the third deepest ocean basin in the world for research on offshore oil exploration. Currently, the UFRJ offers 194 undergraduate programs in all areas, 117 master’s programs, 91 doctorate programs, 162 extension projects and 392 sensu lato graduate courses. It has a student body of ~41,000 undergraduate students, 6,300 master’s students, 5,900 doctorate students; a staff of 5,300 professors and researchers, and 9,150 technical-administrative employees. UFRJ is the largest federal university of Brazil.

University Highlights

Total students - 54,957

24.7%
75.3%

International students - 1,233

40.6%
59.4%

Total faculty staff - 3,999

153
3846

Total students - 54,957

24.7%
75.3%

International students - 1,233

40.6%
59.4%

Total faculty staff - 3,999

3846
153
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