Universidade Estadual do Paraná

country rank  123
world rank  5574

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University Overview

Founded in 2013, Universidade Estadual do Paraná (Paraná State University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Paranavaí (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Parana. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Apucarana, Campo Mourão, Curitiba, Paranaguá, União da Vitória. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Estadual do Paraná (UNESPAR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Estadual do Paraná (UNESPAR) 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 7 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Brazilian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Paraná State University
Founded 2013
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address Avenida Rio Grande do Norte, 1525
Paranavaí (population range: 50,000-249,999)
87701-020 Parana
T +55 (44) 3482 3200
F +55 (41) 3281 7410
Other locations Apucarana, Campo Mourão, Curitiba, Paranaguá, União da Vitória

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Estadual do Paraná's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Governo do Estado do Parana

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Zona de Integración del Centro Oeste de América del Sur (ZICOSUR)
  • Associação Brasileira de Educação Internacional (FAUBAI)
  • Instituto de Relações Internacionais do Paraná
  • Associação Brasileira de Reitores de Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)
  • Associação Paranaense das Instituições de Ensino Superior Público (APIESP)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020