Federal University of Paraíba

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Federal University of Paraíba
Universidade Federal do Paraíba
Other names
UFPB
MottoSapientia Ædificat
Motto in English
Knowledge Builds
TypePublic
EstablishedDecember 2, 1955
EndowmentUS$327.6 million
Students22,238
Undergraduates18,750
Postgraduates3,488
Websitewww.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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