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About UFPB

Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) — public non-profit university. It is located in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. UFPB is a part of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX).

According to QS International University Ranking, the institution is among the top-1480 in the world.

UFPB carries out research in several scientific areas.

LocationJoao Pessoa, Brazil
Establishment year1955
Students45,000
International students162

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Rating QS2024#1477
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Agriculture & Forestry417
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UFPB tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at UFPB is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UFPB for local citizens starts from 201 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 1,000 USD. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

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

Academic calendarSemesters
BachelorLocal201USD/yearForeign1,000USD/year
MasterForeign1,000USD/year

Bachelor degree at UFPB

Only students who successfully pass the entrance exams are admitted to bachelor's programs.

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UFPB campus

The campus of UFPB is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The university has a library where students can do their homework, write scientific papers or just read interesting books. Not only locals study at UFPB, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.

Campus TypeUrban
LibraryYes

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. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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