Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS) was founded in 1972 and joined Laureate International Universities in June 2010. UNIFACS is located in Salvador, the capital of the State of Bahía and the third largest city in Brazil.
UNIFACS is one of the top private post-secondary institutions in Salvador and enrolls more than 23,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.
The university's website can be found at www.unifacs.br.
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UNIFACS offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs throughout Salvador.
Technological Undergraduate: Beauty Therapy, Computer Networks, Culinary Arts, Environmental Management, Event Management, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Internet Systems (Creating and Developing Websites), Logistics Management and Management
Undergraduate: Accounting, Advertising, Architecture, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Communication and Marketing, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Systems, Law, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Nutrition, Physiotherapy, Production Engineering, Psychology and Public Relations
Graduate (Major): Options in Architecture, Design, Engineering, Health Sciences, Language, Law, Management
Graduate (MBA): Specializations in Branding, Communications, Construction, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing and Project Management
Graduate (Official Master): MBA, Regional and Urban Development, Systems and Computer Science, Regulatory Power Industry
Graduate (Doctoral): Regional and Urban Development
UNIFACS is accredited by the Brazilian Ministry of Education.
UNIFACS is focused on improving community living conditions through legal support and psychology clinics, community health programs, and environmental consciousness programs.
Universidade Salvador and the academic programs offered by the Universidade are widely respected among the best in the state and the country.
- Universidade Salvador has been recognized by the Ministry of Education (MEC) as the best private university in the state of Bahía and the best private university in the Northeastern and Northern regions
- Universidade Salvador’s Law school has been recognized as one of the best law schools in Brazil by the Brazilian Bar Association and is the only in Bahía state that has the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) certificate
- In Guia Você S/A magazine, Universidade Salvador’s MBA program was ranked among the best in Brazil for nine consecutive years
- In the popular and influential Guia do Estudante (Student Guide) rankings, Universidade Salvador had 3 programs with 4 stars and 7 programs with 3 stars
UNIFACS students, alumni and faculty have also been recognized for their work: