Federal University of Ceará (UFC) - public higher education institution in Brazil. UFC became active in 1954. The campus is located in Fortaleza.

University ranking. In the recent years Federal University of Ceará has a stable position in the top 20 universities of Brazil and does not plan to give it away. Federal University of Ceará is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. 1,000 USD/год. Master’s studies at UFC will cost about 1,000 USD per year. On the official website (http://www.ufc.br) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Federal University of Ceará is among the largest universities that educates more then 30 thousand students. More than 1900 teachers are employed by the university. The university is present on social media: Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, so if you want to know more about its daily happenings and events this is the place to go.

Infrastructure of UFC. There is a library on the campus. One of the advantages of Federal University of Ceará is the availability of facilities for those who want to participate in sports. It is a part of the Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), and also a member of Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX).
Ranking   878   18
Country Brazil
City Fortaleza
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 179 USD/year.
Living expenses $355 -754 USD/month
Official Website
World ranking 878
Country ranking 18
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 878
QS World University Rankings 824
Cost of living in Fortaleza
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 95 192
Food 128 221
Transportation 42 86
Communications and utilities 50 50
Clothing 24 91
Sports and leisure 16 113
Total 355 754
Accommodation in Fortaleza USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 96
Shared room in city centre 194
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 162
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 243
Alternative title
English Federal University of Ceará
old Universidade Federal do Ceará
Location on map

Federal University of Ceará - Official Description

Founded in December of 1954, and established on June 25 of the following year, the Federal University of Ceará has become a leader in scientific research and outreach programs in the state of Ceará. Its faculty consists of 1,800 professors — 1,100 of them are PhD professors and 450 of them are MSc professors. Also, the staff is made up of 3,400 technical and administrative employees, which includes the Hospital Facilities staff. The Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC) is recognized as one of the best federal public institutions of higher education in Brazil. Today, the UFC stands as an important scientific and cultural patrimony of the people from Ceará, helping to promote social and economic development in Brazil. Its programs are distributed among four centers (Science, Agricultural Sciences, Human Sciences, and Technology), five colleges (Law; Education; Economics, Administration, Actuarial Sciences, and Accounting; Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Nursing; and Medicine), and four Institutes (Sea Sciences and Culture and Arts, UFC Virtual, Physical Education and Sports). Besides qualifying students for professional careers, UFC faces the even greater challenge of contributing to the production and exchange of knowledge that meets the needs of today’s society. In order to meet this challenge, UFC offers 101...

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