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Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ is a Brazilian public and free university recognized by its high quality of teaching as well as by its commitment to research. The institution has four campuses in Rio de Janeiro state: Cidade Universitária, Praia Vermelha, Macaé and Xerém. Structurally, the UFRJ comprises the Science and Culture Forum and six university centers – the Center of Health Sciences (CCS), the Center of Juridical and Economic Sciences (CCJE), the Center of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (CCMN), the Center of Philosophy and Human Sciences (CFCH), the Center of Letters and Arts (CLA), and the Center of Technology (CT). Each of the centers comprises institutes, schools, faculties and supplementary units, which includes seven museums, among which we can highlight the National Museum, eight university hospitals, and the third deepest ocean basin in the world for research on offshore oil exploration. Currently, the UFRJ offers 194 undergraduate programs in all areas, 117 master’s programs, 91 doctorate programs, 162 extension projects and 392 sensu lato graduate courses. It has a student body of ~41,000 undergraduate students, 6,300 master’s students, 5,900 doctorate students; a staff of 5,300 professors and researchers, and 9,150 technical-administrative employees. UFRJ is the largest federal university of Brazil.

323
2016
=321
2017
311
2018
  • 36.7
    Overall Score
  • 67.1
    Academic Reputation
51-100
2016
49
2017
  • 72.9
    Overall Score
  • 75.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 73.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 60.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 66
    H-index Citations
4
2015
=21
2015
5
2016
25
2016
5
2017
151-200
2017
29
2017
251-300
2018
7
2018
LatAm University Rankings
  • 93.5
    Overall Score
  • 99.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 78.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 49.9
    Faculty Student
  • 100
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 100
    Web Impact
  • 98.9
    Papers per Faculty
  • 82.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 99.6
    International Research Network
4
2015
=21
2015
5
2016
25
2016
5
2017
151-200
2017
29
2017
251-300
2018
7
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 27.9-32.2
    Overall Score
  • 74.2
    Alumni Outcomes
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,988
International
152

Number of students

55,109
Postgraduate 24%
Undergraduate 76%

Number of international students

1,184
Postgraduate 59%
Undergraduate 41%
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