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About UFMG

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) — public non-profit university. It is located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. UFMG is working closely with Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX).

The university is ranked number 695 in QS World University Rankings 2024. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 850 position in the world.

UFMG conducts research in many fields of study. For more information, visit the official site.

LocationBelo Horizonte, Brazil
Establishment year1927
International students911
Female students53%

Place in ratings

Rating QS2024#695
Rating THE2023#850
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Agriculture & Forestry236
Engineering & Technology313
Life Sciences & Medicine314
Arts & Humanities360
Social Sciences & Management400
Natural Sciences429
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UFMG tuition fees

The academic calendar at UFMG is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Brazil. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees here are different for locals and foreigners. For locals, it starts from 203 USD, and for foreigners — a minimum of 1,000 USD. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendarSemesters
Financial AidYes

Bachelor degree at UFMG

Enrollment in a bachelor's program at UFMG is based on the results of entrance exams.

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UFMG campus

The educational institution has a suburban campus. This means that students study close to a big city and can quickly get to it by public transport. At the same time, this location allows you to create a close-knit student community, since all events are held on campus. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. The exchange of intercultural experience occupies a special place in training at UFMG. The educational institution regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs and organizes various joint events.

Campus TypeSuburban

What to do after graduation

There are several options to stay in the country after graduation. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Read more about this on the embassy website. Graduates of UFMG are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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