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Rio de Janeiro State University

Brazil

631st US-News World Ranking

Rio de Janeiro State University History

Rio de Janeiro State University is the largest universities in Brazil. The university was established in the year 1950 as a Federal District University.

Rio de Janeiro State University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Rio de Janeiro State University, is one of the state's biggest educational structures at their disposal, with 31 undergraduate programs, unfolded in different qualifications, education, and bachelor courses. The university also boasts 40 graduate programs, divided into 38 master's degree programs, two professional master's degree programs, and 23 doctorate degree programs. The institution offers 80 graduate programs in Humanities and Social Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences. The university's 1st four faculties were the Rio de Janeiro school of Economic Sciences, the Rio de Janeiro School of Law, the college of Philosophy of the LaFayette Institute, and the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

Rio de Janeiro State University Campuses

Rio de Janeiro State University, the main campus is located at Francisco Negrão de Lima in the Maracanã neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro city. Other campuses are located at Petrópolis, Nova Friburgo (Polytechnic Institute), Teresópolis, Duque de Caxias, Ilha Grande, Resende, and São Gonçalo. There is also a library network, Rede Sirius, composed of twenty-one libraries.

Rio de Janeiro State UniversityAchievements

Rio de Janeiro State University its biology, history, geography, and economics courses, among others, are also highly praised, according to Guia do Estudante. Each year, the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) expands its infrastructure in research, with the installation of new laboratories, signing of technical-scientific agreements, creation of research groups and increase in support programs. Currently, UERJ has 586 research groups certified by CNPq and more than one thousand registered researchers in the National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq).

Rio de Janeiro State University USP

Rio de Janeiro State University, the University's law, and medical schools are among the best in the country (according to the ExameNacional de Desempenho de Estudantes ranking and the Order of Attorneys of Brazil). U.S. News & World Report elected UERJ as the 5 best universities in Brazil and the 11 best universities in Latin America.

Rio de Janeiro State University Notable Alumni

Vinicius de Moraes (Brazilian poet), Marcolino Gomes Candau (Brazilian medical doctor), Luís Roberto Barroso (Brazilian jurist), LuizFux (Brazilian judge)

Rio de Janeiro State University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3
GPA
33
IB
75
Percentage

Deadlines

Bachelors: Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Masters: Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Rio de Janeiro State University Rankings

Global

631
US News
901 -1000
Shanghai
1001
Times Higher Education
774
GTU Rank

Regional

Brazil
10
US News
19 -23
Shanghai

Regional

South America
31
Times Higher Education

Regional

BRICS
91
QS

Regional

Latin America
15
US News
201 -250
QS
30
Times Higher Education

Regional

Emerging Economies
301 -350
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
28620

Students

University Stats
3020

Faculty Strength

University Stats
9

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
R$
7500

Tuition Fees

University Stats
R$
33500

Living Cost

University Stats
3

Avg. GPA

University Stats
33

Avg. IB

University Stats
75
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in BRL

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UERJ - R. São Francisco Xavier, 524 - Room 1006 A - Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20550-900, Brazil,Brazil

+552123340364

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