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Ser Educacional sets a new record in student intake for the third quarter
Intake of hybrid undergraduate students excluding acquisitions grew 35.4%, versus 3Q20, and the digital learning student base grew 103%, exceeding the mark of 100,000 students.

Recife, October 7, 2021, Ser Educacional S.A., one of the largest private higher education groups in Brazil, informs the results of intake and evolution of the student base for the third quarter of 2021 (3Q21).

Highlights of 3Q21 student intake:

  • Total intake reaches 53.1 thousand students (+29.4%) in 3Q21
  • Intake for hybrid undergraduate students (on-campus) amounted to 24.1 thousand students (+31.9%).
  • Digital education student base exceeded 100 thousand students, reaching 103.5 thousand students (+102.7%)
  • Total student base was 240.0 thousand in the quarter (+31.9%)
  • Hybrid undergraduate student base (on-campus) amounted to 132.6 thousand (6.1%)
  • On-campus undergraduate dropout rate returned to pre-pandemic levels and dropped from 17.0% in 3Q20 to 12.5% in 3Q21
  • Dropout rate for digital learning dropped from 18.7% to 8.9% in 3Q21

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Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Recife, Grupo Ser Educacional (B3 SEER3) is one of the largest private education groups in Brazil and leader in the Northeast and North regions in terms of number of students enrolled. The Company offers undergraduate, graduate, vocational and distance-learning courses in 26 states and the Federal District, with a consolidated base of around 240,000 students. The Company operates under the following brands UNINASSAU, UNINASSAU - Centro Universitário Maurício de Nassau, UNINABUCO - Centro Universitário Joaquim Nabuco, Faculdades UNINABUCO, Escolas Técnicas Joaquim Nabuco and Maurício de Nassau, UNIVERITAS/UNG, UNAMA - Universidade da Amazônia and Faculdade da Amazônia, UNIVERITAS - Centro Universitário Universus Veritas, Faculdades UNIVERITAS, UNINORTE - Centro Universitário do Norte, Centro Universitário de Ciências Biomédicas de Cacoal - UNIFACIMED, UNIJUAZEIRO - Centro Universitário de Juazeiro do Norte, Sociedade Educacional de Rondônia - UNESC, Centro Universitário São Francisco de Barreiras - UNIFASB, Centro de Desenvolvimento da Medicina Veterinária and Hospital Veterinário DOK.

This notice may contain forward-looking statements related to business prospects, estimates of operating and financial results and the growth prospects of Grupo Ser Educacional. These are merely projections and, as such, are solely based on the expectations of the Management of Grupo Ser Educacional. Such forward-looking statements are substantially dependent on external factors, in addition to the risks presented in the disclosure documents filed by Grupo Ser Educacional and are therefore subject to change without prior notice.