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Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Founded in December of 1954, and established on June 25 of the following year, the Federal University of Ceará has become a leader in scientific research and outreach programs in the state of Ceará. Its faculty consists of 1,800 professors - 1,100 of them are PhD professors and 450 of them are MSc professors. Also, the staff is made up of 3,400 technical and administrative employees, which includes the Hospital Facilities staff. The Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC) is recognized as one of the best federal public institutions of higher education in Brazil. Today, the UFC stands as an important scientific and cultural patrimony of the people from Ceará, helping to promote social and economic development in Brazil. Its programs are distributed among four centers (Science, Agricultural Sciences, Human Sciences, and Technology), five colleges (Law; Education; Economics, Administration, Actuarial Sciences, and Accounting; Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Nursing; and Medicine), and four Institutes (Sea Sciences and Culture and Arts, UFC Virtual, Physical Education and Sports). Besides qualifying students for professional careers, UFC faces the even greater challenge of contributing to the production and exchange of knowledge that meets the needs of today’s society. In order to meet this challenge, UFC offers 101...
701+
2016
701+
2017
801-1000
2018
151-200
2014
201-250
2017
  • 48.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 73.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 44.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 56.7
    H-index Citations
=100
2014
151-200
2014
94
2015
151-200
2015
87
2016
151-200
2016
BRICS Rankings
=100
2014
151-200
2014
94
2015
151-200
2015
87
2016
151-200
2016
LatAm University Rankings
  • 53.10
    Overall Score
  • 36.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 57.5
    Faculty Student
  • 80.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 88.2
    Papers per Faculty
  • 90
    International Research Network
  • 81.5
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 84.2
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,109
International
11

Number of students

29,338
Postgraduate 16%
Undergraduate 84%

Number of international students

151
Postgraduate 57%
Undergraduate 43%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.