The University Center of Rio Grande do Norte (UNI-RN) is to sponsor the League of Rio Grande do Norte Education. Nonprofit, dedicated exclusively for educational purposes, the Education League was created on July 23, 1911, with the founding poet Henry Castriciano de Souza, educator and writer of great merit. The first Statute of the League has defined its main objective: "... assist pubic powers at all when it relates to education and education. "
In order to offer female education, the League set up the Domestic School Christmas, on 1 September 1914. Formed on the model of Ecoles ménagère of Switzerland, Christmas Domestic School represents a milestone in the spread of the new role of women in the home and in society, and, over time, adapted to changes in society and turned into modern establishment of kindergarten, elementary and secondary education. In order to provide these levels of education, too, the male, the Teaching League created the Educational Complex Henry Castriciano, mixed school, installed on March 15, 1987.
The League of Rio Grande do Norte Teaching turned, then, for the provision of higher education. Thus, on April 28, 1997, by ministerial order, signed by President Ozório Bezerra Dantas, was created to Natal's School for the Development of Rio Grande do Norte (FARN). Representing the Education League, the Noilde Ramalho teacher invited Professor Daladier Person Cunha Lima to structure the pedagogical project of the newly established college. Thus, with the director Professor Daladier, the FARN was officially installed on February 25, 1999. Initially offered four undergraduate courses.
Currently, UNI-RN offers 15 undergraduate courses, ten bachelors: Administration, Architecture and Urban Planning, Accounting, Law, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Nutrition, Psychology, Information Systems and Physical Education; degrees in Computer Science and Physical Education; as well as technologists in Business Management and Computer Networks.
Also they are in operation, with great success and expansion character, 40 sensu post-graduation courses in the areas of Business Management, Accounting, Law, Engineering, Information Technology, Environment, Health and Human Services.