Founded in 1981, Universidade Potiguar (UnP) has earned a reputation for excellence in higher education, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five different academic faculties at campuses located in the cities of Natal and Mossoro, which are in Brazil’s north-east region. With over 35,000 students, UnP is one of the biggest post-secondary institutions in the region and its School of Health Sciences is one of the most modern in Latin America.
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Universidade Potiguar has earned the highest level of postsecondary accreditation in Brazil. UnP offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a variety of academic disciplines, including:
- Business and Management
- Communication and Arts
- Culinary Arts
- Engineering / Information Technology
- Health Sciences
UnP’s online and distance learning and its health sciences programs are among its most respected programs.
UnP offers high quality services to the local community, involving students from all areas of the university, including: health clinics that provide services to thousands of outpatients every year, legal aid services, digital education programs, formal educational projects focused on helping socioeconomically disadvantages population, business and entrepreneurship projects, and projects to help support the environment and sustainability matters.
Universidade Potiguar delivers some of the best courses in the state of Rio Grande do Norte and in the country, receiving the maximum grade in programs like Business Administration, Accounting Sciences and Nursing. Several UnP courses have been recognized by the “Guia do Estudante” (Student Guide), a highly recognized national publication. UnP was the first private university in Rio Grande do Norte to receive a license to open a medical school.
Universidade Potiguar students, alumni and faculty have also been recognized for their work: