Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso

country rank  62
world rank  2751

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University Overview

Established in 1970, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (Federal University of Mato Grosso) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Cuiabá (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Mato Grosso. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rondonópolis; Médio Araguaia; Sinop. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (UFMT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (UFMT) 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 48 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 Mato Grosso
Acronym UFMT
Founded 1970
Motto Virtus et sapientia
Virtue and Sapiency
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida Fernando Correa da Costa 2367 - Cidade Universitária - Boa Esperança
Cuiabá (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
78060-900 Mato Grosso
T +55 (65) 3615 8000
F +55 (65) 3628 1219
Other locations Rondonópolis; Médio Araguaia; Sinop

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida Fernando Correa da Costa s/n - Cidade Universitária
Cuiabá 78060-900
+55 (65) 3615 8304

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Associação Nacional dos Dirigentes das Instituições Federais de Ensino Superior (ANDIFES)


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Grupo Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • Associação Brasileira de Educação Internacional (FAUBAI)
  • Grupo Tordesillas (GT)
  • Associação de Universidades Amazônicas (UNAMAZ)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018