Universidade Federal do Amazonas

country rank  16
world rank  1032

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University Overview

Founded in 1909, Universidade Federal do Amazonas (Federal University of Amazonas) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Manaus (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Amazonas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Benjamin Constant, Coari, Humaitá, Itacoatiara, Parintins. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM) 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 110 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Brazilian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Amazonas
Acronym UFAM
Founded 1909
Motto In universa scientia veritas
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address Avenida Rodrigo Otávio 6200 - Campus Universitário - Coroado II
Manaus (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
69077-000 Amazonas
T +55 (92) 3305 4313
F +55 (92) 3305 4313
Other locations Benjamin Constant, Coari, Humaitá, Itacoatiara, Parintins

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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 Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Campus Universitário, Avenida General Rodrigo Octávio Jordão Ramos, 3000, Coroado
Manaus 69077-000
+55 (92) 3305 4199

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
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 Go to Universidade Federal do Amazonas's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019