Universidade Potiguar (UnP)

UnP campus building

The first and only private university in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Universidade Potiguar (UnP)

The first and only private university in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

UNP logoFounded 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
  • Education
  • Engineering / Information Technology
  • Health Sciences
  • Law

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:

Universidade Potiguar students stand out at the Intercom regional competition
Universidade Potiguar students stand out at the Intercom regional competition
Graduate from Universidade Potiguar’s dentistry program earns selective residency
Graduate from Universidade Potiguar’s dentistry program earns selective residency
Medicine graduate from Universidade Potiguar going to Harvard University Medicine graduate from UnP going to Harvard University
Universidade Potiguar recognized by Tribuna do Norte Universidade Potiguar recognized by Tribuna do Norte
UnP Professor receives award from leading Art and Education group UnP Professor received award from leading Art and Education group
Universidade Potiguar celebrates the graduation of Brazil’s newest doctors Universidade Potiguar celebrated the graduation of Brazil's newest doctors
UnP’s School of Arts and Communication is the biggest winner of Intercom’s Northeast competition UnP’s School of Arts and Communication was the biggest winner of Intercom’s Northeast competition