Universidade do Vale do Itajaí

country rank : 74

world rank     : 3406

University Overview


Established in 1964, Universidade do Vale do Itajaí (University of the Valley of Itajaí) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Itajai (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 (uniRank 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 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. UNIVALI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int’l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)


University Admissions


Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Rua Uruguai 458
Itajai 88302-202


Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range
Control Type Control Type
Entity Type Entity Type


Facilities and Services 


Library University Library
Yes Go to Universidade do Vale do Itajaí's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities

Financial Aids University Financial Aids
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation




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


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