Universidade Federal de Alagoas

country rank : 56

world rank     : 2709

University Overview


Founded in 1961, Universidade Federal de Alagoas (Federal University of Alagoas) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Maceio (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Alagoas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UFAL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


Name Federal University of Alagoas
Acronym UFAL
Founded 1961
Motto Scientia ad Sapientiam

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int’l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)


University Admissions


Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office



Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type
Entity Type Entity Type


Facilities and Services 


Library University Library
Yes Go to Universidade Federal de Alagoas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil




  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)


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