Universidade do Vale do Paraíba

country rank  107
world rank  4857

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University Overview

Founded in 1954, Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (University of Paraíba Valley) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of São José dos Campos (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Jacareí. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (UNIVAP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (UNIVAP) 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 65 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Brazilian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Paraíba Valley
Acronym UNIVAP
Founded 1954
Motto Scientia et Labor
Science and Work

University Location

Address Avenida Shishima Hifumi, 2911 - Urbanova
São José dos Campos (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
12244-000 Sao Paulo
Brazil
T +55 (12) 3947 1056
F +55 (12) 3949 1334
Other locations Jacareí

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Avenida Shishima Hifumi, 2911 - Urbanova
São José dos Campos 12244-000
+55 (12) 3947 1000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade do Vale do Paraíba's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation

1958

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019