Universidade de Fortaleza

country rank  89
world rank  4030

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University Overview

Founded in 1973, Universidade de Fortaleza (University of Fortaleza) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the large city of Fortaleza (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ceara. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade de Fortaleza (UNIFOR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Fortaleza (UNIFOR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 45 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Fortaleza
Acronym UNIFOR
Founded 1973
Motto Ensinando e Aprendendo
Teaching and Learning

University Location

Address Avenida Washington Soares 1321 - Edson Queiroz
Fortaleza (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
60811-905 Ceara
T +55 (85) 3477 3104
F +55 (85) 3477 3055

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported 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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade de Fortaleza's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018