Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul

country rank  188
world rank  8800

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University Overview

Founded in 2001, Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul (State University of Rio Grande do Sul) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Porto Alegre (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): 24 locations in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul (UERGS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul (UERGS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 17 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.

University Identity

University Location

Address Rua Sete de Setembro, 1156 - Centro
Porto Alegre (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
90010-191 Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil
T +55 (51) 3288 9000
F +55 (51) 3288 9010
Other locations 24 locations in the state of Rio Grande do Sul

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 Rua Sete de Setembro, 1156
Porto Alegre 90010-191
+55 (51) 3288 9000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
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 Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation

2002

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
  • Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

Online Courses

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