Universidade Estácio de Sá

country rank  7
world rank  377

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, Universidade Estácio de Sá (Estácio de Sá University) is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Rio de Janeiro (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade Estácio de Sá (UNESA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution. Universidade Estácio de Sá (UNESA) 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 50 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UNESA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Estácio de Sá University
Acronym UNESA
Founded 1970

University Location

Address Avenida das Américas 4200 - Bloco 11 - Barra da Tijuca
Rio de Janeiro
22640-102 Rio de Janeiro
Tel +55 (21) 2430 6757
Fax +55 (21) 2430 6736

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Estácio de Sá's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021