Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos

country rank  26
world rank  1209

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (University of the Rio dos Sinos Valley) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of São Leopoldo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of the Rio dos Sinos Valley
Founded 1969
Colours Blue, orange, white and black

University Location

Address Avenida Unisinos, 950 - Cristo Rei
São Leopoldo (population range: 50,000-249,999)
93022-000 Rio Grande do Sul
T +55 (51) 3590 8237
F +55 (51) 3590 8443

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Unisinos, 950 - Bairro Cristo Rei
São Leopoldo 93022-000
+55 (51) 3591 1122

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Society of Jesus - www.sjweb.info

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure

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