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Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)

The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte is a public educational institution, among the 10 largest universities in Brazil. On our site, you can find information about our undergraduate, master’s degree and doctoral programs, our structure for teaching and research, and services offered to the international community.

History

The Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte stems from the Universidade of Rio Grande do Norte, created on June 25th, 1958, by means of a state law, and was federalized on December 18th, 1960. It was installed on March 21st, 1959 and constituted from faculties and higher education schools already existent in Natal.

Education

There are a number of schools:

  • Humanities and Social
  • Biological and Health
  • Exact and Technological
  • School of Teaching in Science and Technology
  • Exact and Technological

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
1201 200
2024
1401 -200
2023
1201
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
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2024
1201
2023
1201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
-
2023
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2022
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
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2024
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2023
871
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Campus life

UFRN is currently present in 6 campuses: Central Campus and Health Campus, in Natal, Seridó Higher Education in Caicó and Currais Novos, Jundiaí Agricultural School, in Macaíba, and Health Sciences College of Trairi, in Santa Cruz. It is also present in 62 municipalities with community service actions and in 20 on-ground poles for distance learning support.

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

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