Universidade Veiga de Almeida

country rank  79
world rank  3896

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Universidade Veiga de Almeida (Veiga de Almeida University) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cabo Frio. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Veiga de Almeida (UVA) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Veiga de Almeida (UVA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Veiga de Almeida University
Acronym UVA
Founded 1971 Origins date back to 1933

University Location

Address Rua Ibituruna 108
Rio de Janeiro (population range: over 5,000,000)
20271-020 Rio de Janeiro
T +55 (21) 2574 8800
F +55 (21) 2568 2165
Other locations Cabo Frio

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 10-20%
Admission Office Rua Ibituruna 108
Rio de Janeiro 20271-020
+55 (21) 2574 8800
(21) 2567 4317

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Veiga de Almeida's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020