Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido

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world rank  4257

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Founded in 1967, Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (Federal Rural University of the Semiarid Region) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Mossoró (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Norte. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Angicos, Caraubas, Pau dos Ferros. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA) 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 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Federal Rural University of the Semiarid Region
Acronym UFERSA
Founded 1967
Motto Per Scientia Aridam Terram Floret
Science flourishes through the arid land
Colours Yellow and green

University Location

Address BR 110, Km 47 s/n - Presidente Costa e Silva
Mossoró (population range: 250,000-499,999)
59625-900 Rio Grande do Norte
Brazil
T +55 (84) 3317 8224
F +55 (84) 3317 8228
Other locations Angicos, Caraubas, Pau dos Ferros

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office BR 110, Km 47
Mossoró 59625-900
+55 (84) 3315 1741
(84) 3317 8226

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
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 Rural do Semi-Árido'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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation
1967

Affiliations

  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019