Federal University of Rio de Janeiro: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#227 of 14,131 In the World
#3 of 1,756 In Latin America
#2 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 9 In Rio de Janeiro
#54 of 1,105 For Zoology
Top50% For 213 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
67,329
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ufrj.br
Languages
Portuguese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - June; August-December)
Enrollment67,329
Full time employee4,250
Student:staff ratio16:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
90,932
Citations
1,636,802

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
16,425 / 368,542
Biology
15,678 / 491,023
Chemistry
11,106 / 276,525
Physics
10,105 / 426,569
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,910 / 112,695
Engineering
9,687 / 167,401
Environmental Science
8,198 / 160,163
Computer Science
4,628 / 119,363
Materials Science
4,491 / 77,747
Psychology
3,425 / 92,973
Business
2,868 / 32,811
Ecology
2,748 / 67,806
Biochemistry
2,527 / 98,794
Demography
2,486 / 65,679
Geography and Cartography
2,438 / 25,257
Sociology
2,331 / 16,513
Quantum and Particle physics
2,051 / 234,453
Microbiology
1,789 / 64,242
Mathematics
1,789 / 30,319
Art & Design
1,687 / 4,885
Political Science
1,675 / 6,836
Immunology
1,598 / 60,897
Zoology
1,463 / 19,073
Economics
1,353 / 24,366
Botany
1,327 / 35,255
Pathology
1,224 / 31,060
Geology
1,220 / 17,907
Surgery
1,212 / 38,854
Nuclear Physics
1,212 / 206,737
Health Science
1,149 / 25,683
Virology
1,019 / 39,379
Anatomy and Physiology
1,019 / 28,371
Chemical Engineering
988 / 18,557
Molecular Biology
974 / 26,872
Public Health
926 / 17,922
Philosophy
889 / 1,586
Organic Chemistry
876 / 22,390
Genetics
864 / 35,656
Pharmacology
854 / 22,004
Environmental Management
853 / 23,238

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 400 1738
1992 428 2155
1993 471 2229
1994 616 2598
1995 666 3073
1996 719 3627
1997 919 4345
1998 1082 5120
1999 1216 6589
2000 1528 8740
2001 1557 10248
2002 1822 13537
2003 1908 16120
2004 2408 19942
2005 2539 24486
2006 2930 30710
2007 3376 37376
2008 3521 45741
2009 3993 55932
2010 4242 64603
2011 4598 80417
2012 5183 101475
2013 5567 116298
2014 5656 125788
2015 6318 138426
2016 6350 138790
2017 7082 140128
2018 6830 141176
2019 7056 157639
2020 8223 182072
2021 7254 212416

Tuition

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

The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro 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 Accountancy, Administration, Arabic, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civics, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Ethics, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, Health Sciences, History, Human Rights, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, International Relations and Diplomacy, Italian, Journalism, Law, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Metallurgical Engineering, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Music, Musical Instruments, Natural Sciences, Naval Architecture, Nuclear Engineering, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Production Engineering, Psychology, Public Health, Regional Planning, Sanitary Engineering, Sculpture, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sports, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Sustainable Development, Systems Analysis, Town Planning, Transport Engineering, Visual Arts
Licenciatura Art Education, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Dance, History, Mathematics, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Physics, Social Sciences
Especialização / Aperfeiçoamento Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Arabic, Architecture, Ayurveda, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Continuing Education, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Genetics, Health Sciences, Human Rights, Information Technology, International Business, Italian, Japanese, Literature, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Paediatrics, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Portuguese, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Health, Science Education, Spanish, Sports, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Transport Management
Mestrado Accountancy, Administration, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Community Health, Comparative Religion, Computer Science, Dance, Dentistry, Design, Ecology, Economics, Education, Education of the Gifted, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Food Science, Geography, Geology, Health Sciences, History, Information Sciences, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Medicine, Metaphysics, Meteorology, Music, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Performing Arts, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Regional Planning, Social and Community Services, Sociology, Surgery, Town Planning
Doutorado Accountancy, Accountancy, Accountancy, Accountancy, Administration, Administration, Administration, Administration, Anthropology, Anthropology, Anthropology, Anthropology, Archaeology, Archaeology, Archaeology, Archaeology, Architecture, Architecture, Architecture, Architecture, Astronomy and Space Science, Astronomy and Space Science, Astronomy and Space Science, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biochemistry, Biochemistry, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biological and Life Sciences, Biological and Life Sciences, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Biotechnology, Biotechnology, Biotechnology, Community Health, Community Health, Community Health, Community Health, Comparative Religion, Comparative Religion, Comparative Religion, Comparative Religion, Computer Science, Computer Science, Computer Science, Computer Science, Dance, Dance, Dance, Dance, Dentistry, Dentistry, Dentistry, Dentistry, Design, Design, Design, Design, Ecology, Ecology, Ecology, Ecology, Economics, Economics, Economics, Economics, Education, Education, Education, Education, Education of the Gifted, Education of the Gifted, Education of the Gifted, Education of the Gifted, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering, Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Fine Arts, Fine Arts, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Science, Food Science, Food Science, Geography, Geography, Geography, Geography, Geology, Geology, Geology, Geology, Health Sciences, Health Sciences, Health Sciences, Health Sciences, History, History, History, History, Information Sciences, Information Sciences, Information Sciences, Information Sciences, Latin, Latin, Latin, Latin, Law, Law, Law, Law, Linguistics, Linguistics, Linguistics, Linguistics, Literature, Literature, Literature, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Metaphysics, Metaphysics, Metaphysics, Metaphysics, Meteorology, Meteorology, Meteorology, Meteorology, Music, Music, Music, Music, Natural Sciences, Natural Sciences, Natural Sciences, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Nutrition, Nutrition, Nutrition, Performing Arts, Performing Arts, Performing Arts, Performing Arts, Pharmacy, Pharmacy, Pharmacy, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Philosophy, Philosophy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Education, Physical Education, Physical Education, Physics, Physics, Physics, Physics, Political Sciences, Political Sciences, Political Sciences, Political Sciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Psychology, Psychology, Psychology, Regional Planning, Regional Planning, Regional Planning, Regional Planning, Social and Community Services, Social and Community Services, Social and Community Services, Social and Community Services, Sociology, Sociology, Sociology, Sociology, Surgery, Surgery, Surgery, Surgery, Town Planning, Town Planning, Town Planning, Town Planning

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro alumni

  1. Oscar Niemeyer

    Oscar Niemeyer
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1907-2012 (aged 105)
    Occupations
    architectdesigneruniversity teacherwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho, known as Oscar Niemeyer (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈoskaʁ ni.eˈmajeʁ]), was a Brazilian architect considered to be one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture. Niemeyer was best known for his design of civic buildings for Brasília, a planned city that became Brazil's capital in 1960, as well as his collaboration with other architects on the headquarters of the United Nations in New York. His exploration of the aesthetic possibilities of reinforced concrete was highly influential in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

  2. Clarice Lispector

    Clarice Lispector
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1920-1977 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    modelscreenwritertranslatorjournalistnovelist
    Biography

    Clarice Lispector was a Ukrainian-born Brazilian novelist and short story writer acclaimed internationally for her innovative novels and short stories. Born to a Jewish family in Podolia in Western Ukraine, as an infant she moved to Brazil with her family, amidst the disasters engulfing her native land following the First World War.

  3. Enéas Carneiro

    Enéas Carneiro
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1938-2007 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politicianphysicianmilitary personnelteacherauthor
    Biography

    Enéas Ferreira Carneiro was a Brazilian polymath, cardiologist, physicist, mathematician, professor, writer, military serviceman and politician. He represented the state of São Paulo in the National Chamber of Deputies (the lower house of the National Congress) and ran for presidency three times. He was founder and leader of the nationalist and conservative Party of the Reconstruction of the National Order (PRONA), which was usually seen as being far-right.

  4. João Dionísio Amoêdo

    João Dionísio Amoêdo
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    João Dionisio Filgueira Barreto Amoêdo, also known as João Amoêdo, is a Brazilian banker, engineer and businessman. He is one of the founders of the New Party (NOVO), which he presided from September 2015 to July 2017, and was its candidate in the Brazilian presidential election of 2018.

General info

Alternative names UFRJ
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Founded 1920
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto A Universidade do Brasil
The University of Brazil
Academic structure Mathematical and Natural Sciences Center
Arts and Letters Center
Philosophy and Human Sciences Center
Legal and Economic Sciences Center
Health Sciences Center
Technology Center
Affiliations and memberships Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida Pedro Calmon, 550
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, 21941-901
Brazil
City population 6,748,000
Phone +55 (21) 2598 9603
Fax +55 (21) 2598 1605

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