Universidade da Amazônia

country rank  102
world rank  4580

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, Universidade da Amazônia (University of Amazon) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Belém (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Para. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ananindeua. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade da Amazônia (UNAMA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade da Amazônia (UNAMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Amazon
Acronym UNAMA
Founded 1993
Motto A gente se encontra na Unama
We will meet at Unama
Colours White and green

University Location

Address Avenida Alcindo Cacela 287 - Bloco C - Térreo - Umarizal
Belém (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
66060-902 Para
T +55 (91) 4009 3008
F +55 (91) 4009 3172
Other locations Ananindeua

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida Alcindo Cacela, 287
Belém 66060-902
+55 (91) 4009 3000
(91) 4009 3106

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019