Federal University of Alagoas: Statistics

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#1689 of 14,131 In the World
#85 of 1,756 In Latin America
#41 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 2 In Maceio
#389 of 1,006 For Horticulture
Top50% For 16 other topics

Quick Review

Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
ufal.br
Languages
Portuguese
Acceptance rate
43%*

* The Federal University of Alagoas is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and competitive entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to December (April - July; September-December)
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio13:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
11,512
Citations
83,858

Federal University of Alagoas majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
1,683 / 23,156
Medicine
1,382 / 15,078
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,289 / 7,890
Environmental Science
1,138 / 13,973
Physics
883 / 13,461
Engineering
856 / 11,620
Chemistry
854 / 15,452
Computer Science
514 / 6,079
Geography and Cartography
481 / 3,249
Materials Science
388 / 5,113
Demography
381 / 5,564
Psychology
374 / 1,913
Sociology
340 / 848
Business
268 / 1,789
Horticulture
249 / 1,235
Ecology
241 / 4,943
Botany
225 / 5,637
Mathematics
221 / 3,937
Condensed Matter Physics
197 / 3,212
Political Science
188 / 505
Quantum and Particle physics
185 / 3,186
Art & Design
175 / 849
Public Health
165 / 1,397
Animal Science
164 / 869
Optical Engineering
160 / 3,391
Agricultural Science
160 / 1,693
Health Science
151 / 1,440
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
140 / 2,278
Education Majors
135 / 177
Nutrition and Food Science
125 / 1,288
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
120 / 2,385
Economics
118 / 2,570
Environmental Management
117 / 2,394
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
116 / 1,104
Philosophy
113 / 104
Forestry
104 / 894
Epidemiology
102 / 811
Nursing
89 / 118
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
86 / 1,125
Radiochemistry
86 / 1,148

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 48
1992 23 56
1993 24 67
1994 20 83
1995 19 82
1996 21 98
1997 34 86
1998 72 130
1999 65 174
2000 47 206
2001 73 226
2002 82 380
2003 91 405
2004 125 699
2005 115 809
2006 146 1059
2007 167 1393
2008 196 1799
2009 270 2275
2010 328 2892
2011 400 3535
2012 522 4281
2013 655 5346
2014 714 6005
2015 834 6455
2016 1155 6659
2017 1248 7245
2018 1335 7949
2019 1443 9727
2020 1944 13859
2021 1463 16429

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Bacharelado Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, Design, Economics, Environmental Engineering, Fishery, Geography, Journalism, Law, Medicine, Meteorology, Nursing, Nutrition, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Production Engineering, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Relations, Sanitary Engineering, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Social Work, Tourism, Town Planning
Licenciatura Arts and Humanities, Biology, Education, Geography, History, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Pedagogy, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physical Education, Portuguese, Psychology, Social Sciences, Special Education
Especialização / Aperfeiçoamento Arid Land Studies, Education, Gender Studies, Geography, Health Education, Health Sciences, History, Philosophy, Primary Education, Public Administration, Public Health, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Sports
Mestrado Administration, Agriculture, Agronomy, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Nursing, Physics, Psychology, Sanitary Engineering, Water Science
Doutorado Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Linguistics, Materials Engineering

Notable alumni

  1. Renan Calheiros

    Renan Calheiros
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    José Renan Vasconcelos Calheiros is a Brazilian politician and former President of the Senate of Brazil. He has represented the state of Alagoas in the senate as a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party since 1 February 1995. Renan's presidency of the Brazilian Senate, a term that started 1 February 2013, was revoked on 5 December 2016 by a minister of the Brazilian Supreme Court, Marco Aurélio Mello, who said that a person under investigation could not be in the line of succession for the presidency. However the Supreme Court decided 7 December 2016 that Renan could remain senate president, without being in the succession.

  2. Arthur Lira

    Arthur Lira
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Arthur César Pereira de Lira, or simply Arthur Lira, is a Brazilian lawyer, farmer, entrepreneur and politician, current Federal Deputy for Alagoas, member of Progressistas (PP) and President of the Chamber of Deputies since February 2021.

  3. Benedito de Lira

    Benedito de Lira
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Benedito Lyra is a Brazilian politician from Alagoas, member of Progressistas (PP), former Senator for his state and incumbent Mayor of Barra de São Miguel.

  4. Maurício Quintella Lessa

    Maurício Quintella Lessa
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Maurício Quintella Malta Lessa is a Brazilian lawyer and politician affiliated to the Party of the Republic (PR). Discharged from the Chamber of Deputies, Lessa assumed the office of minister of Transports, Ports and Civil Aviation, appointed by president Michel Temer. Left the Ministry to run for a new term as deputy, returning to the Chamber consequently.

General info

Alternative names UFAL
Universidade Federal de Alagoas
Founded 1961
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Scientia ad Sapientiam
Academic structure School of Nursing and Pharmacy
Faculty of Arts
Institute of Social Sciences
Institute of Computing
Institute of Physics
Institute of Atmospheric Sciences
Institute of Mathematics
Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology
Center for Technology
Faculty of Letters
College of Architecture and Urbanism
School of Dentistry
Faculty of Economics, Management and Accounting
School of Nutrition
School of Social Service
School of Medicine
Center for Agricultural Sciences
Education Center
Faculty of Law of Alagoas
Institute of Biological Sciences and Health
Institute of Geography, Development and Environment
Institute of Social Sciences, Communication and Arts
Institute of Psychology
Affiliations and memberships Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida Lourival de Melo Mota s/n - Cidade Universitária - Tabuleiro do Martins
Maceio, Alagoas, 57072-970
Brazil
City population 1,025,000
Phone +55 (82) 3214 1002
Fax +55 (82) 3214 1700

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