Universidade Potiguar

country rank  117
world rank  5253

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University Overview

Founded in 1981, Universidade Potiguar (Potiguar University) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Natal (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Norte. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mossoró. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Potiguar (UNP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Potiguar (UNP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name
Name Potiguar University
Acronym UNP
Founded 1981
Colours Orange and blue

University Location

Address Avenida Engenheiro Roberto Freire 2184 - Capim Macio
Natal (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
59082-902 Rio Grande do Norte
Brazil
T +55 (84) 3215 1366
F +55 (84) 3215 1366
Other locations Mossoró

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+55

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Laureate International Universities (LIU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019