Universidade de Fortaleza

country rank  74
world rank  3190

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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 metropolis of Fortaleza (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ceara. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade de Fortaleza (UNIFOR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Brazilian 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 50 years old Brazilian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UNIFOR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

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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
60811-905 Ceara
Tel +55 (85) 3477 3104
Fax +55 (85) 3477 3055

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade de Fortaleza's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
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: Thursday, 9 March 2023