Estácio S.A.

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Estácio Participações S.A.
Sociedade Anônima
Traded asB3ESTC3
Ibovespa Component
IndustryHigher education
Founded1970
HeadquartersRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Key people
Antonio Carlos A. Ribeiro Bonchristiano, (Chairman)
Eduardo Alcalay, (CEO)
RevenueIncrease US$ 1.0 billion (2017)[1]
Increase US$ 120.8 million (2017)[2]
Number of employees
13,548
Websitewww.estacio.br

Estácio is a private educational company focused in the universities sector founded in 1970 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

It is named after the Portuguese knight and military officer Estácio de Sá, who was the founder of the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is Brazil's second largest university with over 311,900 students in 57 campuses around the country, 39 of which are located in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

Estácio is the second largest higher education company in Brazil by number of students and revenues, after Kroton Educacional.

The soccer club Universidade Estácio de Sá Futebol Clube is owned by the university.

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