Federal University of Western Pará

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Federal University of Western Pará
Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará
Other names
UFOPA
Motto Natura Hominis et Progressio
Type Public
Established November 5, 2009 (2009-11-05)
Chancellor Raimunda Nonata Monteiro
Vice-Chancellor Anselmo Colares
Location Santarém, Pará, Brazil
Campus Santarém, Itaituba, Monte Alegre, Alenquer, Oriximiná, Óbidos, Juruti
Website www.ufopa.edu.br

The Federal University of Western Pará (Portuguese: Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará, UFOPA) is a public university in the state of Pará, in northern Brazil.

UFOPA was founded in 1970 as Núcleo de Educação em Santarém (NES), and was renamed UFOPA in 2009. It has an annual budget of 90 million real, and has over 400 faculty and over 10,000 students.

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Coordinates: 22°51′45″S 43°13′26″W / 22.86250°S 43.22389°W / -22.86250; -43.22389