Federal University of Amazonas: Statistics



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#1541 of 14,131 In the World
#74 of 1,756 In Latin America
#38 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 3 In Manaus
#448 of 2,377 For Forestry
Top50% For 81 other topics
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Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate10%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to November (March - June; August-November)

We've calculated the 10% acceptance rate for Federal University of Amazonas based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Federal University of Amazonas is a world-class research university with 15,010 scientific papers published and 95,126 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Medicine, Chemistry, Engineering, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, and Physics.


Federal University of Amazonas majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
8,622 / 37,058
6,946 / 71,564
Environmental Science
6,334 / 57,682
6,163 / 12,834
4,561 / 44,448
4,346 / 50,675
3,773 / 37,584
3,622 / 39,720
Geography and Cartography
3,394 / 28,878
3,069 / 28,253
Computer Science
2,969 / 25,420
Political Science
2,921 / 10,173
2,751 / 30,275
2,659 / 34,899
2,544 / 17,296
2,392 / 30,707
Organic Chemistry
2,132 / 27,106
2,090 / 22,284
2,087 / 24,686
2,030 / 22,192
Quantum and Particle physics
1,915 / 15,393
1,677 / 14,549
1,658 / 11,104
1,462 / 9,157
Materials Science
1,404 / 15,157
1,368 / 10,874
1,342 / 11,838
1,257 / 10,775
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,164 / 9,418
1,106 / 6,894
Public Health
1,077 / 13,657
1,041 / 13,717
1,001 / 13,129
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
911 / 12,528
885 / 10,878
854 / 7,137
Agricultural Science
809 / 5,973
Nutrition and Food Science
797 / 9,747
Machine Learning
773 / 7,081
Optical Engineering
757 / 7,584

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 5
1992 8 19
1993 7 17
1994 6 30
1995 6 17
1996 11 19
1997 20 13
1998 23 37
1999 21 55
2000 25 86
2001 26 100
2002 39 122
2003 57 196
2004 71 232
2005 84 340
2006 111 485
2007 153 671
2008 220 884
2009 251 1078
2010 277 1418
2011 348 1793
2012 469 2302
2013 554 2964
2014 672 3463
2015 745 4014
2016 855 4297
2017 906 4883
2018 1117 5854
2019 1250 7730
2020 1659 10134
2021 1784 13144
2022 1596 13117
2023 1477 13409
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The tuition table for Federal University of Amazonas gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Undergraduate Tuition (per semester) Graduate Tuition (per semester)
Engineering R$ 1,020 R$ 1,200
Law R$ 1,020 R$ 1,200
Medicine R$ 1,020 R$ 1,200
Business Administration R$ 1,020 R$ 1,200
Computer Science R$ 1,020 R$ 1,200

All tuition costs are in Brazilian Real (R$).

The Federal University of Amazonas has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Bacharelado Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Agronomy, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Dentistry, Design, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Forestry, Geography, Geology, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, History, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nautical Science, Nursing, Parasitology, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Private Law, Production Engineering, Psychology, Public Law, Sanitary Engineering, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Social Work, Software Engineering, Spanish, Special Education, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning, Zoology
Licenciatura Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, English, French, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Pedagogy, Physics, Portuguese, Spanish, Visual Arts
Especialização / Aperfeiçoamento Health Administration, Law, Mathematics Education, Media Studies, Nursing, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Public Administration
Mestrado Anthropology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Education, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Fishery, Humanities and Social Science Education, Modern Languages, Physics, Science Education, Tropical Agriculture, Zoology
Doutorado Anthropology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Education, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Geography, History, Immunology, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Physics, Public Health, Sustainable Development, Tropical Agriculture, Zoology

Notable alumni

  1. Malvino Salvador

    Malvino Salvador
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1976-.. (age 48)
    actormodeltelevision actor

    Malvino Ramos Salvador is a Brazilian actor and model.

  2. Vanessa Grazziotin

    Vanessa Grazziotin
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1961-.. (age 63)

    Vanessa Grazziotin Bezerra is a Brazilian politician from the Communist Party of Brazil (PC do B). Although born in Videira, Santa Catarina, Grazziotin based her political career in the state of Amazonas. Twice elected to represent the state in the Chamber of Deputies, she was recently elected for the Federal Senate in the 2010 parliamentary election. She is the third Communist Senator ever in the history of Brazil, after Luís Carlos Prestes and Inácio Arruda. She is also Amazonas' communist first female Senator. Vanessa was a senator in the Brazilian state of Amazonas for eight years.

  3. Amazonino Mendes

    Amazonino Mendes
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1939-2023 (aged 84)

    Amazonino Armando Mendes was a Brazilian politician. He had served as the Governor of the Brazilian state of Amazonas for three non-consecutive tenures.

  4. Eduardo Braga

    Eduardo Braga
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1960-.. (age 64)
    international forum participantpolitician

    Carlos Eduardo de Sousa Braga is a Brazilian politician and businessman, currently a republic senator from Amazonas. Better known as Eduardo Braga, he was a councilman of Manaus (1981–1985), state deputy of amazonas (1987–1991), federal deputy from amazonas (1991–1993), vice-mayor of Manaus (1993–1994) and mayor of Manaus (1994–1997). He campaigned for the government of Amazonas in 1998 and for the city hall of Manaus in 2000 without success. He was elected governor of Amazonas in October 2002, in the first turn, with 52.4% of the votes, and assumed office on 1 January 2003. In 2006, Braga was re-elected, in the first turn. He renounced in 2010 to run for the Senate on the elections of that year.

  5. José Melo de Oliveira

    José Melo de Oliveira
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1946-.. (age 78)

    José Melo de Oliveira is a Brazilian politician and was governor of state of Amazonas, Brazil.

  6. Alfredo Nascimento

    Alfredo Nascimento
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1952-.. (age 72)

    Alfredo Pereira do Nascimento is Brazil's businessman, linguist, mathematician and politician affiliated with the Liberal Party, former minister of Transport. He is a member of the Republic Party, and was the party's president until he resigned in 2016 in support of the Impeachment process against Dilma Rousseff. He was Minister of Transportation on three occasions during the Lula and Dilma Rousseff governments. He has occasionally been at odds with environmental minister Carlos Minc over projects in Amazonas and Rondônia. Nascimento was mayor of Manaus in the year 1988 and between 1997 until 2004, when he resigned to take over the Ministry of Transport of Brazil

  7. Larissa Ramos

    Larissa Ramos
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1989-.. (age 35)
    beauty pageant contestantmodel

    Larissa Ribeiro Ramos Tramontin is a Brazilian model and beauty queen who won Miss Earth 2009, she previously been crowned Miss Terra Brasil 2009, becoming the second Brazilian to win the title.

  8. Jefferson Peres

    Jefferson Peres
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1932-2008 (aged 76)
    university teacherpoliticianeconomist

    José Jefferson Carpinteiro Peres, commonly known as Jefferson Peres, was a Brazilian professor and politician and a member of the Brazilian Senate (Senado Federal).

  9. José Cardoso Dutra

    José Cardoso Dutra
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1937-2022 (aged 85)
    bank tellerpoliticianlawyer

    José Cardoso Dutra was a Brazilian politician. A member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement and later the Brazilian Labour Party, he served in the Legislative Assembly of Amazonas from 1971 to 1979 and again from 1983 to 1987. He then served in the Chamber of Deputies from 1987 to 1995. He died of cardiac arrest in Brasília on 6 January 2022, at the age of 84.

Federal University of Amazonas faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agricultural Sciences Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Fishery, Forestry
Faculty : Arts Music, Visual Arts
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Education Education
Faculty : Information and Communication Communication Studies, Information Sciences
Faculty : Law Law, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Letters French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Special Education
Faculty : Medicine Medicine
Faculty : Pharmacy Pharmacy
Faculty : Physical Education and Physical Therapy Physical Education, Physical Therapy
Faculty : Psychology Psychology
Faculty : Social Studies Accountancy, Administration, Economics, Social Studies
Faculty : Technology Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Design, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Production Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning
Institute : Biological Sciences Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Nautical Science, Parasitology
Institute : Computer Science Computer Science
Institute : Education, Agriculture and Environment (Humaita) Agriculture, Education, Environmental Studies
Institute : Exact Sciences Chemistry, Data Processing, Geology, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Statistics
Institute : Exact Sciences and Technology (Itacoatiara) Agronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Information Technology, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Physics, Production Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Software Engineering
Institute : Health and Biotechnology (Coari) Biotechnology, Health Sciences
Institute : Philosophy, Humanities and Social Sciences Arts and Humanities, Geography, History, Journalism, Library Science, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Social Work
Institute : Social Sciences, Education and Animal Science (Parintins) Administration, Education, Fine Arts, Journalism, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Zoology
Institute : Society and Culture in the Amazon Cultural Studies, Indigenous Studies, Social Sciences
School : Nursing Nursing

General information

Alternative names UFAM
Universidade Federal do Amazonas
Founded 1909
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto In universa scientia veritas
Colors green, white

Location and contacts

Address Avenida General Rodrigo Otávio Jordão Ramos 3000 Campus Universitário Coroado II
Mánaus, Amazonas, 69077-000
City population 2,256,000

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