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The Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte is considered the best university of the Brazilian Northeastern region, according to the General Index of Courses (IGC), an evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Education, the main authority responsible for the evaluation of Brazilian universities. UFRN achieved grade 4 in a scale of 1 to 5 and has a score of 349 points, in a scale of 0 to 500. 



Shanghai Jiao Tong University 

Methodology: performance in research. 

Worldwide: 821st 

Brazil: 14th 






Methodology: popularity in web of universities accredited in their countries.

Worldwide: 1126th

Latin America: 48th

Brazil: 21st





Methodology: visibility on web and number of pages related to the universities.

Worldwide: 872nd

Latin America: 49th

Brazil: 24th





Methodology: research activities of the universities.

Ibero-american: 74th

Latin America: 35th

Brazil: 24th


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