Federal University of Bahia: Statistics

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#669 of 14,134 In the World
#21 of 1,756 In Latin America
#13 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 4 In Salvador
#157 of 1,008 For Veterinary
Top50% For 73 other topics

Quick Review

Enrollment
37,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
ufba.br
Languages
Portuguese
Acceptance rate
35%*

* The Federal University of Bahia 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 entrance examination
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; August-December)
Enrollment37,500
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio12:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
27,584
Citations
362,660

Federal University of Bahia majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
6,633 / 152,090
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,094 / 56,789
Biology
4,010 / 98,079
Environmental Science
2,469 / 53,880
Chemistry
2,063 / 42,637
Engineering
1,796 / 27,221
Demography
1,354 / 32,119
Physics
1,336 / 27,993
Psychology
1,131 / 14,889
Computer Science
1,058 / 10,347
Sociology
953 / 12,955
Business
952 / 16,339
Geography and Cartography
834 / 12,311
Immunology
812 / 41,814
Political Science
780 / 6,369
Public Health
684 / 23,230
Materials Science
663 / 8,187
Ecology
647 / 19,470
Health Science
579 / 19,998
Art & Design
542 / 1,583
Surgery
509 / 12,410
Pathology
465 / 9,951
Pediatrics
425 / 12,340
Virology
424 / 13,551
Geology
423 / 6,751
Mathematics
405 / 4,659
Animal Science
388 / 3,376
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
382 / 5,030
Nutrition and Food Science
371 / 6,032
Epidemiology
365 / 11,785
Gerontology
358 / 12,359
Botany
353 / 7,761
Nursing
352 / 2,830
Healthcare Management (MHA)
333 / 19,755
Economics
312 / 7,687
Microbiology
298 / 6,742
Physical Therapy
283 / 7,537
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
272 / 5,539
Public Policy / Administration
266 / 9,694
Social Psychology
265 / 3,192

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 75 253
1992 57 292
1993 84 335
1994 86 385
1995 94 436
1996 124 491
1997 131 466
1998 184 729
1999 211 843
2000 277 1021
2001 285 1447
2002 496 1999
2003 349 2334
2004 407 3097
2005 567 4285
2006 696 5455
2007 726 7631
2008 847 9748
2009 923 13383
2010 1098 14822
2011 1227 18636
2012 1585 22229
2013 1725 26098
2014 2092 29546
2015 1958 29563
2016 2212 29063
2017 2357 30990
2018 2559 30711
2019 2640 36208
2020 3461 46626
2021 3027 53238

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, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Chemistry, Conducting, Dance, Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Mathematics, Medicine, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Nursing, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Public Administration, Secretarial Studies, Singing, Social Sciences, Theatre, Veterinary Science
Licenciatura Arts and Humanities, Biology, Chemistry, Dance, Geography, History, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Social Sciences
Mestrado Administration, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Architecture, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Dance, Dentistry, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Food Science, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Health Sciences, History, Immunology, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Pathology, Performing Arts, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physiology, Portuguese, Psychology, Social Sciences, Teacher Training, Town Planning, Visual Arts, Women's Studies
Doutorado Administration, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Architecture, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Dance, Dentistry, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Food Science, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Health Sciences, History, Immunology, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Pathology, Performing Arts, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physiology, Portuguese, Psychology, Social Sciences, Teacher Training, Town Planning, Visual Arts, Women's Studies

Federal University of Bahia alumni

  1. Wagner Moura

    Wagner Moura
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorstage actorfilm director
    Biography

    Wagner Maniçoba de Moura is a Brazilian actor, director, filmmaker, musician, and journalist. Besides being a well-established and acclaimed actor in Brazil, he has achieved international fame for roles in Elite Squad (2007), its sequel: Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010) and Elysium (2013) as Spider. He received a Golden Globe nomination for his role as Pablo Escobar in the first two seasons of the Netflix series Narcos (2015–2016).

  2. Caetano Veloso

    Caetano Veloso
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    writerpoliticiansingerguitaristjazz guitarist
    Biography

    Caetano Emanuel Viana Teles Veloso is a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist, writer, and political activist. Veloso first became known for his participation in the Brazilian musical movement Tropicalismo, which encompassed theatre, poetry and music in the 1960s, at the beginning of the Brazilian military dictatorship that took power in 1964. He has remained a constant creative influence and best-selling performing artist and composer ever since. Veloso has won nine Latin Grammy Awards and two Grammy Awards. On November 14, 2012, Veloso was honored as the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year.

  3. Gilberto Gil

    Gilberto Gil
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    singerguitaristsongwritercomposerjazz guitarist
    Biography

    Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira, known professionally as Gilberto Gil (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒiwˈbɛʁtu ˈʒiw]), is a Brazilian singer-songwriter and politician, known for both his musical innovation and political activism. From 2003 to 2008, he served as Brazil's Minister of Culture in the administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Gil's musical style incorporates an eclectic range of influences, including rock, Brazilian genres including samba, African music, and reggae.

  4. Raul Seixas

    Raul Seixas
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1945-1989 (aged 44)
    Occupations
    singercomposermusicianguitaristrecording artist
    Biography

    Raul Santos Seixas was a Brazilian rock composer, singer, songwriter and producer. He is sometimes called the "Father of Brazilian Rock" and "Maluco Beleza", the last one roughly translated as "Groovy Nutcase". He was born in Salvador (Bahia), Brazil, and died of pancreatitis in São Paulo. Every year on Seixas' birthday, legions of fans, including thousands of impersonators (many even changing their last name to Seixas as a sign of passionate admiration), throw a parade in his honor in downtown São Paulo.

General info

Alternative names UFBA
Universidade Federal da Bahia
Founded 1946
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Virtute spiritus
Virtue of the Spirit
Colors blue, white
Affiliations and memberships Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

Location and Contacts

Address Rua Augusto Viana s/n - Campus Universitário Canela
Salvador, Bahia, 40110-060
Brazil
City population 2,887,000
Phone +55 (71) 3283 6000
Fax +55 (71) 3283 7067

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