Universidade do Grande Rio

country rank  172
world rank  7642

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, Universidade do Grande Rio (Grande Rio University) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Duque de Caxias (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Rio de Janeiro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade do Grande Rio (UNIGRANRIO) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidade do Grande Rio (UNIGRANRIO) 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 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Grande Rio University
Founded 1970

University Location

Address Rua Professor José de Souza Herdy 1160 - Jardim Vinte e Cinco de Agosto
Duque de Caxias (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
25071-202 Rio de Janeiro
T +55 0800 282 0007
F +55 (21) 2671 4248

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 Not reported
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 University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019