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Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE)

50670-901 Av. Prof. Moraes Rego, 1235 Recife-PE View map
Brazil
#801-1000
Public
High
32,810
2,669
216

Overview

The Universidade Federal de Pernambuco was founded in 1946, in Recife, capital of the State of Pernambuco (UFPE). It is one of the best universities in the country in teaching (undergraduate and post graduate) and scientific research, and it is the best in the North-Northeast region, according to evaluations of the Ministries of Education (MEC) and Science and Technology (MCT). In recent years, with support from the Federal Government, UFPE expanded its operations - building two campuses in the interior of the state, in the cities of Vitória de Santo Antão and Caruaru - and created new courses in response to economic and social demands, such as Cinema, Archaeology, Museology, Dance, Information Systems, Materials Engineering, Energy Engineering and Naval Engineering.

University Highlights

Total students - 32,810

34%
66%

International students - 216

16%
84%

Total faculty staff - 2,669

25
2644

Total students - 32,810

34%
66%

International students - 216

16%
84%

Total faculty staff - 2,669

2644
25
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