Universidade do Vale do Itajaí

country rank  75
world rank  3639

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University Overview

Established in 1964, Universidade do Vale do Itajaí (University of the Valley of Itajaí) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Itajaí (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Santa Catarina. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Balneário Camboriú, Tijucas, Biguaçu, São José, Balneário Piçarras. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade do Vale do Itajaí (UNIVALI) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade do Vale do Itajaí (UNIVALI) 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 55 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Brazilian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of the Valley of Itajaí
Founded 1964
Motto Preparando você para o mundo
Preparing you to face the world
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Rua Uruguai 458 - Centro
Itajaí (population range: 50,000-249,999)
88302-901 Santa Catarina
T +55 (47) 3341 7575
F +55 (47) 3341 7577
Other locations Balneário Camboriú, Tijucas, Biguaçu, São José, Balneário Piçarras

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office Rua Uruguai 458
Itajai 88302-202

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020