The University of Rio Verde - UniRV is a historic achievement of the people of Rio Verde. In recent years, it has grown, consolidated as a large university, became a reference and one of the most respected in Brazil. A Serious and quality work that is developed by the superior administration, teachers, technical-administrative servers and academics, and that has resulted in academic and scientific credibility with society.

UniRV was founded in 1973 and today is one of the main institutions of higher education in the state of Goiás. It was called Fafi (Faculty of Philosophy), Furv (University Foundation of Rio Verde), in March 1973 FESURV (Foundation for Higher Education in Rio Verde) and on February 24, 2003, through Law No. 4,541, the University of Rio Verde - UniRV was created.

In addition to the Administrative Campus, installed in an area of ​​62 alqueires and another campus in Rio Verde (Business Center), UniRV is also present in the cities of Aparecida de Goiânia, Caiapônia and Goianésia. Today there are about 7,000 academics attending one of the 21 undergraduate courses offered in four major areas: Humanities and Social Sciences (Administration, Accounting, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Law, Pedagogy and Psychology); Exact Sciences and Engineering (Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Production Engineering, Software Engineering and Mechanical Engineering); Biological Sciences and Health (Biological Sciences - bachelor and baccalaureate, Physical Education - baccalaureate, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Medicine and Dentistry) and Agrarian Sciences (Agronomy and Veterinary medicine).
 
In the Postgraduate area, the Master´s Degree in Plant Production, implemented in 2004, duly recommended by Capes / MEC - was the first to be offered by a higher level institution in the interior of Goiás.
 
One of the relevant characteristics of UniRV is its performance in the community. Practically all the courses of the institution develop social projects. The fieldwork not only allows the improvement of the academic, but also reflects in the improvement of the quality of life of the population.

With a long and expressive trajectory in higher education, UniRV has built a history different from others. Conscious of its importance in the formation of citizens, as well as of its commitment to social responsibility, it seeks not to lose sight of its mission.

Facilities
 
University Campus - Located in Fazenda Fontes do Saber, the University Campus has seven blocks that house the various administrative departments, classrooms, auditoriums, laboratories, veterinary medicine school clinic, university restaurant, Dairy Bovine Rabbit breeding, Pisciculture, Goat breeding, Sheep breeding, Swine breeding, Equine breeding, Aquaculture, Aviculture,Apiculture,Orcharding,Forestry and landscaping, Olericulture, Major Cultures, Medicinal Plants, Meteorology, Ecological Reserve, Vegetation House and Irrigation Pivot, where experiments with wheat, corn, cotton, soy beans and sorghum, among others are done.

Business Center - There are courses in Administration, Accounting and Physical Education. Located in the central area, it also has classrooms, auditorium, computer labs, library and sports court.