Federal University of Amazonas: Statistics

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#1506 of 14,131 In the World
#69 of 1,756 In Latin America
#37 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 3 In Manaus
#428 of 2,165 For Forestry
Top50% For 69 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate45%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to November (March - June; August-November)

We've calculated the 45% 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 13,089 scientific papers published and 80,052 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
7,423 / 29,465
5,989 / 58,466
Environmental Science
5,578 / 47,353
5,317 / 10,367
3,881 / 34,678
3,675 / 40,109
3,283 / 31,247
3,203 / 33,047
Geography and Cartography
3,003 / 22,771
2,657 / 23,021
Political Science
2,559 / 7,950
Computer Science
2,558 / 20,950
2,354 / 24,187
2,256 / 14,277
2,183 / 27,011
1,977 / 24,156
1,833 / 18,589
1,767 / 19,552
Organic Chemistry
1,766 / 20,129
1,672 / 16,475
Quantum and Particle physics
1,604 / 11,540
1,411 / 11,432
1,399 / 9,360
1,296 / 6,953
Materials Science
1,202 / 11,717
1,184 / 8,235
1,141 / 9,091
1,083 / 8,130
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
970 / 7,559
965 / 5,153
Public Health
927 / 10,832
893 / 11,311
834 / 10,002
806 / 9,090
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
797 / 10,006
757 / 5,391
Agricultural Science
682 / 4,417
Nutrition and Food Science
678 / 7,514
Art & Design
674 / 2,984
Machine Learning
637 / 5,376

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 7 18
1991 2 4
1992 7 14
1993 8 15
1994 6 18
1995 6 15
1996 11 15
1997 18 11
1998 20 33
1999 19 41
2000 24 69
2001 22 80
2002 37 108
2003 58 170
2004 65 184
2005 84 303
2006 97 393
2007 154 624
2008 220 817
2009 239 1043
2010 268 1329
2011 332 1664
2012 441 2176
2013 525 2745
2014 631 3280
2015 698 3708
2016 828 3996
2017 877 4647
2018 1062 5332
2019 1169 7244
2020 1556 9362
2021 1768 12961
2022 1393 12140
Academic rankings


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 47)
    television actormodelactor

    Malvino Ramos Salvador is a Brazilian actor and model.

  2. Vanessa Grazziotin

    Vanessa Grazziotin
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1961-.. (age 62)

    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. Carlos Eduardo de Sousa Braga

    Carlos Eduardo de Sousa Braga
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1960-.. (age 63)
    politicianinternational forum participant

    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.

  4. Amazonino Mendes

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

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

  5. José Melo de Oliveira

    José Melo de Oliveira
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1946-.. (age 77)

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

  6. Larissa Ramos

    Larissa Ramos
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1989-.. (age 34)
    modelbeauty pageant contestant

    Larissa Ribeiro Ramos Tramontin is a Brazilian beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Terra Brasil 2009 and Miss Earth 2009, becoming the second Brazilian to win the title.

  7. Alfredo Nascimento

    Alfredo Nascimento
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1952-.. (age 71)

    Alfredo Pereira do Nascimento is Brazil's 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 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

  8. Jefferson Peres

    Jefferson Peres
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    1932-2008 (aged 76)
    economistpoliticianuniversity teacher

    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)
    lawyerpoliticianbank teller

    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 2,220,000

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