Federal University of Paraiba: Ranking & Review

Federal University of Paraiba logo
João Pessoa Rank Brazil Rank World Rank
1 23 668
Top 4%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations
Total enrollment67,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500
International students$500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+--
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+--
Languages | Culture | Linguistics----
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-+--
Engineering | IT-+--
Maths | Natural Sciences-+--

General info

Alternative namesUFPB
Federal University of Paraíba
Universidade Federal da Paraíba
MottoSapientia Aedificat
Wisdom Builds
AccreditationMinistério da Educação, Brazil
Affiliations and membershipsConselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras CRUB
Rede Nacional de Extensao RENEX
Academic structureCentre for Human Sciences, Letters, and Arts
Centre for Applied Social Sciences
Centre for Education
Centre for Health Sciences
Centre for Medical Sciences
Centre for Law Studies
Centre for Natural and Exact Sciences
Center for Technology and Regional Development
Centre for Agrarian Science
Centre for Human, Social, and Agrarian Sciences
Centre for Applied Sciences and Education
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
Total FTE staff4,750
Student/staff ratio14
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteufpb.br
AddressCidade Universitária s/n - Campus I - Castelo Branco
João Pessoa, Paraiba, 58051-900
Urbanization levelUrban
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone+55 (83) 3216 7150
Fax+55 (83) 3225 1901

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