Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei

country rank : 71

world rank     : 3347

University Overview


Founded in 1987, Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei (Federal University of São João del-Rei) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of São Joao del Rei (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ouro Branco. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei (UFSJ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei (UFSJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 31 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFSJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


Name Federal University of São João del-Rei
Acronym UFSJ
Founded 1987
Colours Gray, yellow and black

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 Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Praça Frei Orlando, 170 – Centro
São João del-Rei 36307-352
+55 (32) 3379 2391


Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range
Control Type Control Type
Entity Type Entity Type


Facilities and Services 


Library University Library
Yes Go to Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation




  • Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)


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