Federal University of Maranhao: Statistics

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#1745 of 14,131 In the World
#86 of 1,756 In Latin America
#42 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 3 In Sao Luis
#273 of 2,092 For Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
Top50% For 72 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
10%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
portais.ufma.br
Languages
Portuguese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

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

We've calculated the 10% acceptance rate for Federal University of Maranhao 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 Maranhao is a world-class research university with 13,824 scientific papers published and 69,558 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Political Science, and Geography and Cartography.

Publications
13,824
Citations
69,558

Federal University of Maranhao majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
8,228 / 22,446
Philosophy
6,231 / 9,707
Biology
5,772 / 49,188
Medicine
5,020 / 37,466
Environmental Science
4,606 / 30,926
Chemistry
3,497 / 36,068
Engineering
3,193 / 28,761
Physics
2,886 / 27,666
Political Science
2,773 / 4,934
Geography and Cartography
2,528 / 11,786
Sociology
2,523 / 10,364
Computer Science
2,318 / 15,409
Pathology
2,229 / 21,093
Ecology
2,151 / 15,293
Geology
2,133 / 15,066
Genetics
2,127 / 22,954
Biochemistry
1,988 / 22,695
Quantum and Particle physics
1,935 / 21,024
Organic Chemistry
1,866 / 21,869
Psychology
1,663 / 10,769
Mathematics
1,601 / 12,625
Law
1,514 / 4,244
Paleontology
1,498 / 11,605
Materials Science
1,403 / 16,113
Statistics
1,385 / 11,650
Botany
1,374 / 10,199
History
1,217 / 5,381
Archaeology
1,085 / 5,258
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
998 / 6,807
Surgery
982 / 9,518
Demography
978 / 8,243
Public Health
955 / 7,805
Immunology
932 / 10,270
Business
920 / 3,845
Psychiatry
803 / 5,749
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
752 / 4,603
Linguistics
742 / 3,261
Optical Engineering
740 / 7,596
Machine Learning
736 / 5,640
Art & Design
735 / 2,045

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 5
1991 7 3
1992 8 11
1993 6 11
1994 11 17
1995 17 19
1996 22 34
1997 22 36
1998 32 49
1999 41 95
2000 42 82
2001 38 127
2002 44 168
2003 79 178
2004 95 277
2005 117 325
2006 145 490
2007 171 593
2008 143 825
2009 195 1008
2010 325 1263
2011 417 1543
2012 518 2008
2013 491 2434
2014 615 2788
2015 754 3132
2016 945 3429
2017 1028 3966
2018 1035 4486
2019 1166 5538
2020 1753 7616
2021 1694 10539
2022 1362 10979
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Federal University of Maranhao 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 Annual Tuition (BRL)
Undergraduate 1,000
Graduate (Master's) 2,000
Graduate (Doctorate) 3,000

Programs and Degrees

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 93)
    Occupations
    novelistpoliticianjournalistpoetlawyer
    Biography

    José Sarney de Araújo Costa is a Brazilian politician, lawyer, and writer who served as 31st president of Brazil from 1985 to 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 55)
    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 under the Communist Party banner, 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. In 2021, Dino left the Communist Party to joined the Socialist Party, and was appointed Minister of Justice by President Lula.

  3. Eliziane Gama

    Eliziane Gama
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    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
    politicianphysician
    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 47)
    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 67)
    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.

Federal University of Maranhao faculties and divisions

Campus : Bacabal Arts and Humanities, Education, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Portuguese, Sociology
Campus : Chapadinha Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Biological and Life Sciences, Environmental Studies
Campus : Codó Biology, Natural Sciences, Pedagogy
Campus : Grajaú Arts and Humanities, Chemistry, Geography, Natural Sciences
Campus : Imperatriz Accountancy, Biological and Life Sciences, Food Technology, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing
Centre : Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Biological and Life Sciences, Environmental Studies
Centre : Biological and Health Sciences Biological and Life Sciences, Dentistry, Health Sciences, Marine Science and Oceanography, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Physical Education
Centre : Exact Sciences and Technology Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Sanitary Engineering, Technology
Centre : Human Sciences African Studies, Art Education, English, Fine Arts, French, Geography, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Sciences, Spanish, Special Education, Visual Arts
Centre : Human, Natural, Health and Technology Sciences Arts and Humanities, History, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Philosophy, Physical Education
Centre : Science, Education and Language Center Education, English, French, Spanish
Centre : Social Sciences Accountancy, Administration, Economics, Hotel Management, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Pedagogy, Public Relations, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Real Estate, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Tourism
Centre : Social Sciences, Health and Technology – Bom Jesus Unit Engineering, Health Sciences, Social Sciences
Centre : Social Sciences, Health and Technology – Center Unit Engineering, Health Sciences, Social Sciences

General information

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

Location and contacts

Address Av. Dos Portugueses 1966
São Luís, Maranhão, 65085-580
Brazil
City population 1,109,000

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