Federal University of Paraíba

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Universidade Federal da Paraíba
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UFPB seal
Motto Sapientia Ædificat
Motto in English Knowledge Builds
Established December 2, 1955
Type Public
Endowment US$327.6 million
Students 22,238
Undergraduates 18,750
Postgraduates 3,488
Website www.ufpb.br

The Federal University of Paraíba (Portuguese: Universidade Federal da Paraíba, UFPB) is a public university whose main campus is located in the city of João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil. Together with the Federal University of Campina Grande, it is the main university of the state of Paraiba, Brazil.

UFPB offers degrees (Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral) in areas such as the liberal arts (including Law), health sciences (including Medicine and Dentistry), engineering and technology (Computer Science and Computer Engineering), business, education and the fine arts (Music, Theater, Art).

There are also campuses in Areia, Bananeiras and North Coast (Rio Tinto and Mamanguape).

2002 campus detachment[edit]

In 2002 the UFPB, at the time formed by the campuses in João Pessoa, Areia, Campina Grande, Patos, Cajazeiras and Sousa had four of them detached due to the creation of the Federal University of Campina Grande

Campuses and Centres[edit]

Campus I - João Pessoa

Campus II - Areia

Campus III - Bananeiras

Campus IV - Litoral Norte (Rio Tinto e Mamanguape)

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