University description (as per official university website)
The success story of the Faculty Ruy Barbosa began to be delineated in 1989. The commitment to train professionals able to interact critically in a society marked by constant transformation was finally sealed the following year, with the initial entrance exam for graduate courses in Management and Technology in Data Processing.
Since then, the College has not stopped growing. Always keeping in mind the interdisciplinary courses, the institution began offering in 1998, options for Bachelor of Computer Science and Psychology.
In 2002 came the law school, with a total annual supply of 960 vacancies. Seeking a constant update, and without neglecting the excellence of teaching, the Faculty Ruy Barbosa promoted a transformation in the course of data processing, increasing their workload, and deepening the content by adding new disciplines.
Thus, it was established in 2002 the course of Information Systems, to meet the guidelines of the Ministry of Education and the market demands.
The first courses Postgraduate School Ruy Barbosa were launched in 1999 to bring further improvement to both the students it graduates, and professionals in market performance.
The result was the increase in teaching, research and extension activities related to graduation and the consequent strengthening of the education program.
In June 2008, Ruy Barbosa became part of the Group Fanor, a group with an innovative vision, which aims to offer quality training in conjunction with the job market and committed to a social agenda in the region.
In 2009, the Group has undergone a change Fanor Corporation, DeVry having as main partner, one of the most traditional education groups in the United States, with 75 years experience, over 100 thousand students in 30 countries, with shares traded on New York. With the entry of DeVry, the Group took a big jump in quality from an academic standpoint, going to work with an international education provider of proven excellence.
In 2010 the Ruy increases its portfolio of courses, and will offer 5 new courses: Nutrition, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Physical Education and Architecture and four technology courses: Marketing, Process Management, Logistics, Human Resource Management. In addition, another new feature this year is the launch of the International MBA programs being offered in partnership with the Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University.
And so that in 20 years of history, Faculdade Ruy Barbosa became a benchmark in higher education, gaining more and more trust of society. The intention now is to continue growing throughout Brazil.
With professional management, a teaching project focused on the market and a modern curriculum focusing on skills development, the Fanor was founded in 2001, in Fortaleza (CE), with an infrastructure consisting of 63 classrooms with air-conditioning and "data show", two auditoriums, theater, library, gym and sports courts with four semi-Olympic pool, and Cyber Fanor, space 90 with the latest computer with free access to all students.
The teaching methods applied in Fanor are modern and innovative, being based in workshops, debates, case studies, forums, among others. The infrastructure of the institution is directed to the student put into practice lessons learned in the classroom. To do so, are offered seven laboratories in the area of health, seven computer labs, a studio and two photo labs, a laboratory MAC (Macintosh). Students in courses in Media studios still rely on radio and TV. In order to train skilled professionals to meet the competitive labor market, has yet to Fanore Experimental Business Centers, with nine companies made up of junior students and supervised by teachers, the Physiotherapy Clinic Fanore - FisioClínica; the Center for Legal Practice (NPJ ) Professor Paul Bonavides; the Model Office of Architecture, the Office Model Designer, and several other specific projects. In March 2009, the Group now has Fanor as a partner to DeVry Inc.
The DeVry operates in 30 countries and has over 100 000 students. It is the parent organization of the following institutions: DeVry University, Advanced Academics, Ross University, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Apollo College, Western Career College and Becker Professional Review. DeVry University includes Keller Graduate School of Management offers undergraduate and technologists, bachelors and masters in Engineering, Technology, Business and Administration. Advanced Academics works with online education level in school districts of the Middle AU. The Ross University offers doctoral degree in their school and Veterinary Medicine. The Chamberlain College of Nursing brings the master's and bachelor's degrees in Nursing. Apollo College and Western Career College prepare students for careers in Health Professional Education Becker, which are part of the Becker CPA Exam Review and Stalla Review for the CFA ® Exams, provides professional education and assessments in Accounting and Finance.