Federal University of Uberlândia

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Coordinates: 18°55′7″S 48°15′28″W / 18.91861°S 48.25778°W / -18.91861; -48.25778

Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
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Motto Compromisso com o ensino público, gratuito e de qualidade (Committed to provide free and high quality public education)
Established August 14, 1969 (granted university status as a federation of faculties)
Type Public university
Rector Alfredo Júlio Fernandes Neto
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 14,530 (2005)
Postgraduates 2,000 (2005)
Location Uberlândia, Ituiutaba, Monte Carmelo and Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and white          
Website www.ufu.br

The Federal University of Uberlândia (in Portuguese Universidade Federal de Uberlândia; UFU) is an institution in the southwest of Minas Gerais, in Uberlândia, Brazil. It is a public university and does not charge any fees. The students are admitted through yearly exams, the vestibular.

As of 2008, UFU offers 33 undergraduate degrees, including a sought-after Medicine degree, Law, Economics, plus Engineering, Science and Art degrees. It offers 10 PhD programs, 22 MSc programs, 34 diplomas and 21 medical residence programs.[1]

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  1. ^ Pró-reitoria de Graduação, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (2008). "Guia Acadêmico.". pp. 9–22. [dead link]