Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) - public higher education institution in Brazil. UFPB was established in 1955. It has an urban campus located in Joao Pessoa.

University ranking. Federal University of Paraíba is a prestigious educational institution that is very respected in Brazil, every year it manages to enter the ranks of the top 30 universities of the country. Federal University of Paraíba is in the top 5% according to the international rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The enrollment is based on the exam results. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. Studying bachelor’s at UFPB is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. UFPB students can take their studies to the next level and obtain a master’s degree for 1,000 USD per year. Before starting to plan your education at UFPB read more information on the official website http://www.ufpb.br.

The composition of the university. Federal University of Paraíba is classified as a large university with more than 45,000 concurrent students. The university has more than 4 thousand teachers. UFPB has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UFPB. The university has a functioning library. It is a member of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), as well as Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX).
Ranking   1373   34
Country Brazil
City Joao Pessoa
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 177 USD/year.
Living expenses $422 -813 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1955
Abbreviation UFPB
Teachers 4,999
Students 45,000
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministério da Educação, Brazil
• Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
• Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
World ranking 1373
Country ranking 34
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 1373
Alternative title
Portuguese Universidade Federal da Paraíba
old Universidade Federal da Paraíba UFPB
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