Estácio Universities (UNESA) - private higher education institution in Brazil. UNESA opened its doors in 1970. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Rio de Janeiro.

University ranking. Estácio Universities has garnered a reputation of a strong educational institution as it is among the top 20 universities of Brazil. Estácio Universities is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters.

The composition of the university. Estácio Universities is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 45,000 students. The academic staff of UNESA includes more than 5 thousand teachers and professors. The university offers its students and the academic staff to participate in the international exchange programs. UNESA has the following social media pages Youtube, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UNESA. The university has its own library.
General information
Organization type Private
Established 1970
Abbreviation UNESA
Teachers 5,000
Students 45,000
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministério da Educação, Brazil
• Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
World ranking 983
Country ranking 23
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 983
Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 230 373
Food 136 277
Transportation 41 89
Communications and utilities 69 88
Clothing 23 89
Sports and leisure 26 130
Total 525 1,045
Accommodation in Rio de Janeiro USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 232
Shared room in city centre 376
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 361
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 536
Alternative title
English Estácio Universities
German Universidad Estácio de Sá
Spanish Universidad Estácio de Sá
French Université Estácio de Sá
Portuguese Universidade Estácio de Sá
ca Universitat Estácio de Sá
nl Universidade Estácio de Sá
ga Estácio Universities
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