About UFRJ

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) — public non-profit university. It is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As a part of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX), UFRJ is actively building the academic environment in Brazil.

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which UFRJ is on top-330. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 51 position in the world.

UFRJ does research in different fields of study and invites students to master programs.

Location
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Establishment year
1920
Students
53,721
International students
555
Female students
54%
Acceptance rate
10%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2023 
#333
Rating THE
2022 
#51

UFRJ tuition fees

The academic calendar at UFRJ is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at UFRJ start from 194 USD. International students pay a minimum of 1,000 USD per year. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
No
Bachelor
Local
194 USD/year
Foreign
1,000 USD/year
Master
Local
194 USD/year
Foreign
1,000 USD/year

UFRJ campus

UFRJ has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. Foreigners who come to UFRJ through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes

What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. Graduates of UFRJ find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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1151University of São PauloBrazilSão Paulo
 
1,000 USD
from  0 USD
to  1,000 USD
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1,000 USD
2993Federal University of Rio de JaneiroBrazilRio de Janeiro
 
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1,000 USD
3894São Paulo State UniversityBrazilSão Paulo
 
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1,000 USD
4375Federal University of Rio Grande do SulBrazilPorto Alegre
 
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