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Universidade Atlântica

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world rank  8993

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Established in 1996, the Universidade Atlântica (Atlântica University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Barcarena (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Lisboa. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal), Universidade Atlântica (UNA) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Portuguese higher education institution. Universidade Atlântica (UNA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 27-year-old Portuguese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. UNA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidade Atlântica's Control Typeprivate


Universidade Atlântica's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidade Atlântica' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Universidade Atlântica's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Atlântica University
Acronym UNA
Founded 1996
Colours Blue, red and green

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University Location

Address Antiga Fábrica de Pólvora de Barcarena-Rua dos Paióis
2730-036 Lisboa
Universidade Atlântica's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidade Atlântica Phone Number +351 (21) 439 8200
Universidade Atlântica Fax Number +351 (21) 430 2573

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidade Atlântica's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidade Atlântica's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidade Atlântica's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidade Atlântica.

Universidade Atlântica: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our Introduction to University Admissions article to learn more.

Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidade Atlântica's admission information.

Universidade Atlântica's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidade Atlântica's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidade Atlântica a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidade Atlântica's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidade Atlântica's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Universidade Atlântica's Admission Office Admission Office

Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena
Barcarena 2720-036

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidade Atlântica.

Universidade Atlântica's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidade Atlântica has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Universidade Atlântica's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 50-99 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidade Atlântica's Control Type Control Type

Universidade Atlântica is a private higher education institution.

Universidade Atlântica's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidade Atlântica is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidade Atlântica's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.

Universidade Atlântica's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidade Atlântica does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade Atlântica's main facilities:

Universidade Atlântica's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidade Atlântica's Library

Universidade Atlântica's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Universidade Atlântica's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade Atlântica's main services:

Universidade Atlântica's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Universidade Atlântica's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universidade Atlântica's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universidade Atlântica's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Universidade Atlântica's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidade Atlântica's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidade Atlântica is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidade Atlântica's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (A3ES)

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

Not available; please use the Feedback/Error report form at the end of this page to submit a list of Universidade Atlântica's official affiliations and memberships to higher education-related organizations. If you are an official representative of this university you can also claim and update this entire university profile free of charge (UPDATE ALL).

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universidade Atlântica 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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Video Presentation

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