Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) - public higher education institution in Brazil. UNIRIO was founded in 1979. The main building of UNIRIO is located in Rio de Janeiro.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to enroll to the university. The academic schedule is divided into semesters. UNIRIO has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. The university also offers master’s programs that cost 1,000 USD per year. There is also an option to enroll in online programs, kindly provided by the university. The official website of the university (http://www.unirio.br) can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.

The composition of the university. Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 9 thousand students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. The academic staff consists of 599 specialists. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs.

Infrastructure of UNIRIO. The university has a dedicated library. Furthermore the university has dedicated facilities for sports, physical education and sporting events. It is a part of the Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), and also a member of Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX).
Ranking   3458   128
Country Brazil
City Rio de Janeiro
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Bachelor (citizens) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Master (citizens) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Living expenses $525 -1,045 USD/month
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1979
Abbreviation UNIRIO
Teachers 599
Students 8,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Ministério da Educação, Brazil
Affiliations
• Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
• Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
Rankings
World ranking 3458
Country ranking 128
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 3458
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
Portuguese Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
old Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro UNIRIO
Location on map

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