Federal University of Maranhao: Statistics

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#1722 of 14,131 In the World
#87 of 1,756 In Latin America
#43 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 3 In Sao Luis
#271 of 1,011 For Forestry
Top50% For 13 other topics

Quick Review

Enrollment
37,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
portais.ufma.br
Languages
Portuguese
Acceptance rate
61%*

* The Federal University of Maranhao 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 CalendarMarch to December (March - June; August-December)
Enrollment37,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio21:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
10,013
Citations
64,287

Federal University of Maranhao majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
2,073 / 25,541
Biology
1,439 / 15,173
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,395 / 11,956
Environmental Science
878 / 5,936
Chemistry
722 / 9,764
Engineering
686 / 6,598
Physics
645 / 7,070
Demography
519 / 10,960
Geography and Cartography
493 / 2,333
Computer Science
456 / 3,392
Materials Science
337 / 3,275
Sociology
333 / 118
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
300 / 2,758
Psychology
233 / 729
Political Science
228 / 173
Surgery
210 / 1,765
Ecology
206 / 2,686
Business
193 / 348
Public Health
190 / 1,691
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
185 / 1,938
Art & Design
185 / 222
Animal Science
163 / 373
Dentistry
155 / 1,968
Botany
140 / 2,450
Quantum and Particle physics
127 / 2,156
Health Science
123 / 925
Nutrition and Food Science
122 / 1,273
Agricultural Science
121 / 538
Theoretical Physics
120 / 1,486
Epidemiology
119 / 1,270
Physical Therapy
118 / 987
Zoology
117 / 705
Pediatrics
116 / 1,844
Philosophy
113 / 31
Gerontology
112 / 5,253
Horticulture
109 / 379
Forestry
106 / 1,122
Nursing
97 / 519
Pharmacology
93 / 1,483
Oncology and Cancer research
92 / 925

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 20
1992 11 21
1993 6 20
1994 10 35
1995 18 40
1996 19 51
1997 23 50
1998 29 64
1999 38 154
2000 42 138
2001 34 209
2002 48 240
2003 80 272
2004 91 420
2005 117 591
2006 154 861
2007 183 1076
2008 149 1353
2009 218 1719
2010 340 2020
2011 448 2478
2012 517 3221
2013 540 3995
2014 668 4285
2015 806 4710
2016 966 5208
2017 1038 5961
2018 1013 6430
2019 1124 7633
2020 1624 10697
2021 1329 12675

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, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Communication Studies, Dentistry, Economics, Electrical Engineering, History, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Law, Library Science, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Social Work
Licenciatura Arts and Humanities, Chemistry, Computer Science, Design, Education, English, Fine Arts, French, History, Mathematics, Physical Education, Physics, Spanish

Notable alumni

  1. José Sarney

    José Sarney
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1930-.. (age 92)
    Occupations
    lawyerjournalistpoliticianwriterpoet
    Biography

    José Sarney de Araújo Costa is a Brazilian politician, lawyer, and writer who served as 31st president of Brazil from 21 April 1985 to 14 March 1990. He briefly served as the 20th vice president of Brazil for a month between April and May 1985.

  2. Flávio Dino

    Flávio Dino
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Flávio Dino de Castro e Costa is a Brazilian attorney, politician and teacher. A former federal judge, Dino was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 2006, serving a four-year term until 2011, representing the state of Maranhão. He was elected as the governor of Maranhão after running in the 2014 election. He became the governor of Maranhão on 1 January 2015. He was reelected in 2018.

  3. Eliziane Gama

    Eliziane Gama
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Eliziane Pereira Gama Ferreira is a Brazilian journalist and politician. She was state deputy in the Legislative Assembly of Maranhão from 2007 to 2015 and federal deputy from 2015 to 2019. Since 2019, Gama serves as a Senator for the state of Maranhão.

  4. Jackson Lago

    Jackson Lago
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1934-2011 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Jackson Kepler Lago was a Brazilian physician, politician and teacher. He served as governor of Maranhão from January 1, 2007 to April 16, 2009, when the Brazilian Supreme Electoral Court provided his term. Before being elected governor of Maranhão, Lago was the mayor of São Luís on two occasions (1989–1992 and 1997–2002).

  5. Eduardo Braide

    Eduardo Braide
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Eduardo Salim Braide is a Brazilian lawyer and politician. He was president of Caema (2005–2006) and secretary of Participatory Budgeting (2009–2010). Braide is federal deputy for Maranhão and was candidate for mayor of São Luís.

  6. Domingos Dutra

    Domingos Dutra
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Domingos Francisco Dutra Filho is a Brazilian politician. He was state deputy (1991–1995, 2003–2007), vice-mayor (1997–2000) and federal deputy (1995–2003, 2007–2015). Dutra is a mayor of Paço do Lumiar since 2017.

General info

Alternative names UFMA
Federal University of Maranhão
Universidade Federal do Maranhão
Founded 1966
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto A vida é combate
Life is Combat
Affiliations and memberships Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida dos Portugueses 1966 - Vila Bacanga
São Luís, Maranhao, 65080-805
Brazil
City population 1,074,000
Phone +55 (98) 3301 8000
Fax +55 (98) 3621 2479

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