Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Federal University of Minas Gerais or UFMG) is a federal university located in Belo Horizonte, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The students are admitted through yearly exams called vestibular.

UFMG is one of Brazil's five largest universities, being the largest federal university. It offers 75 undergraduate degrees, including a Medicine degree, Law and Economics, plus Engineering and Science and Art degrees. It offers 57 PhD programs, 66 MSc programs, 79 Post-Baccalaureate programs and 38 medical internship programs. UFMG has a population of 37,479 students.

Its undergraduate courses were ranked in 1st place in the 2007 results for the National Student's Performance Exam (ENADE) and 4th place in the 2008 results. Its Computer Science course was considered the best in the country, as well the Social Sciences course, from FAFICH. by the latest edition of ENADE.

The rector of UFMG is Prof. Clélio Campolina Diniz. Past students include former Brazilian presidents Juscelino Kubitschek and Tancredo Neves; writer, medical doctor and diplomat João Guimarães Rosa, writers Fernando Sabino, Pedro Nava and Cyro dos Anjos; plastic surgeon Ivo Pitanguy, poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade and musicians Samuel Rosa of Skank and Fernanda Takai of Pato Fu.

UFMG is the tenth in the rankings of best universities in Latin America, according QS World University Rankings (2011/12).

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