Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná

country rank  22
world rank  1151

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University Overview

Established in 1909, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (Federal University of Technology - Paraná) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Curitiba (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Parana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (UTFPR) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (UTFPR) 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 109 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Brazilian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Federal University of Technology - Paraná
Acronym UTFPR
Founded 1909
Motto Primeira Universidade Tecnológica do Brasil
The First Federal Technological University in Brazil
Colours Yellow and black

University Location

Address Avenida Sete de Setembro 3165 - Rebouças
Curitiba (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
80230-910 Parana
T +55 (41) 3310 4998
F +55 (41) 3310 4853

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 90-100%
Admission Office Avenida Sete de Setembro, 3165
Curitiba 80230-901
+55 (41) 3310 4998
(41) 3310 4853

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
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 Tecnológica Federal do Paraná's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Grupo Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB)
  • Asociacion Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • Union of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean (UDUAL)
  • Rede de Investigação de Montanha da Lusofonia (LUMONT)
  • Associação Brasileira de Educação Internacional (FAUBAI)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • Red de Universidades Tecnológicas y Politécnicas de América Latina y Caribe (RED UTYP)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019