Universidade de Vassouras

country rank  185
world rank  8594

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University Overview

Founded in 1968, Universidade de Vassouras (Vassouras University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Vassouras (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Rio de Janeiro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade de Vassouras is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Vassouras offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees) in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Brazilian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Vassouras University
Founded 1968
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address Avenida Expedicionário Oswaldo de Almeida Ramos 280 - Centro
Vassouras (population range: 10,000-49,999)
27700-000 Rio de Janeiro
T +55 (24) 2471 8225
F +55 (24) 2471 1287

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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 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 70-80%
Admission Office Exp Osvaldo de Almeida Ramos 280
Vassouras 27700-000
+55 (24) 2471 8225

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019