Federal University of Goias: Statistics

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#958 of 14,131 In the World
#40 of 1,756 In Latin America
#22 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 2 In Goiania
#151 of 1,008 For Veterinary
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Quick Review

Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ufg.br
Languages
Portuguese
Acceptance rate
28%*

* The Federal University of Goias 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)
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee2,750
Student:staff ratio8:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
25,256
Citations
238,823

Federal University of Goias majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
5,102 / 82,920
Medicine
4,999 / 67,794
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,027 / 23,620
Environmental Science
2,682 / 49,306
Chemistry
1,860 / 28,745
Engineering
1,459 / 25,150
Physics
1,269 / 21,742
Ecology
1,055 / 34,518
Geography and Cartography
989 / 12,881
Demography
904 / 15,729
Computer Science
803 / 8,626
Psychology
777 / 6,271
Sociology
725 / 1,387
Materials Science
713 / 9,692
Business
587 / 4,473
Agricultural Science
572 / 5,590
Horticulture
570 / 4,546
Botany
526 / 8,554
Animal Science
488 / 3,087
Art & Design
481 / 856
Nutrition and Food Science
442 / 4,438
Political Science
423 / 1,195
Mathematics
407 / 4,372
Public Health
400 / 6,776
Microbiology
400 / 15,268
Health Science
385 / 4,526
Immunology
383 / 10,339
Surgery
383 / 5,668
Virology
320 / 7,706
Pathology
302 / 4,475
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
296 / 4,002
Education Majors
292 / 788
Anatomy and Physiology
287 / 2,541
Physical Therapy
285 / 3,221
Veterinary
275 / 3,381
Biochemistry
263 / 6,058
Zoology
252 / 8,682
Forestry
250 / 4,359
Pharmacology
243 / 3,139
Philosophy
239 / 133

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 15 43
1992 23 58
1993 19 46
1994 41 52
1995 45 76
1996 58 76
1997 83 136
1998 93 188
1999 109 294
2000 130 375
2001 135 555
2002 162 833
2003 224 1127
2004 293 1515
2005 318 2173
2006 393 2733
2007 429 3555
2008 744 4895
2009 796 6384
2010 1074 7668
2011 1078 10610
2012 1377 12630
2013 1792 15576
2014 1937 17688
2015 2031 18840
2016 2261 19233
2017 2993 21895
2018 2618 23059
2019 2721 28128
2020 3245 36848
2021 2547 45575

Tuition

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

The Federal University of Goias has on-campus housing.

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 Administration, Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Art Education, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Law, Library Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Music, Musical Instruments, Nursing, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Singing, Social Sciences, Town Planning, Veterinary Science, Visual Arts
Licenciatura Biological and Life Sciences, Dance, Philosophy, Primary Education, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Visual Arts
Mestrado Agriculture, Biology, Botany, Education, Genetics, History, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Tropical Medicine

Notable alumni

  1. Paulo Garcia

    Paulo Garcia
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1959-2017 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Paulo de Siqueira Garcia was a Brazilian neurosurgeon, physician and politician from the Workers' Party. He was the mayor of Goiânia from 1 April 2010, when then-mayor Iris Rezende resigned in order to run for Governor at the 2010 election, until his death.

  2. Ana Maria Pacheco

    Ana Maria Pacheco
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    sculptorpainterprintmaker
    Biography

    Ana Maria Pacheco is a Brazilian sculptor, painter, and printmaker. Her work is influenced by her Brazilian heritage and often focuses on supernatural themes, incorporating them into unfolding narratives within her work. Pacheco's work has been displayed in galleries internationally and has won multiple awards throughout her career.

  3. Lúcia Vânia Abrão Costa

    Lúcia Vânia Abrão Costa
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lúcia Vânia Abrão Costa is a Brazilian politician. She has represented Goiás in the Federal Senate since 2003. Previously she was a Deputy from Goiás from 1987 to 1995 and from 1999 to 2003. She is a member of the Brazilian Socialist Party.

  4. César Halum

    César Halum
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    César Hanna Halum is a Brazilian politician as well as a lawyer. Although born in Goiás, he has spent his political career representing the state of Tocantins, having served as state representative from 2011 to 2019.

General info

Alternative names UFG
Federal University of Goiás
Universidade Federal de Goiás
Founded 1960
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Affiliations and memberships Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevídeo (AUGM)
Associação Nacional dos Dirigentes das Instituições Federais de Ensino Superior (ANDIFES)

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida Esperança s/n - Campus Samambaia
Goiânia, Goias, 74001-970
Brazil
City population 1,394,000
Phone +55 (62) 3521 1274
Fax +55 (62) 3521 1193

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