UNIASSELVI, a subsidiary of Vitru, receives authorization to offer digital undergraduate nursing education


FLORIANÓPOLIS, Brazil, August 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Vitru Limited, or Vitru (Nasdaq: VTRU), today announced that the Brazilian Secretariat for the Regulation and Supervision of Higher Education (Secretaria de Regulação and Supervisão do Ensino Superior) issued Ordinance number 802 on August 5, 2021, relating to the completion of legal and regulatory procedures of the Brazilian Ministry of Education (Ministry of Education) to authorize Uniasselvi to offer a digital undergraduate nursing course.

Uniasselvi obtained the highest possible mark (concept 5) in the authorization process and is therefore authorized to offer the course to 11,100 students per year.

The latest data released by the MEC on undergraduate nursing showed that in 2019, 252,000 students were enrolled in private nursing courses on campus, or about 6% of all private undergraduate students on campus. the campus.

Through its invested companies, Vitru is committed to continuing to provide innovative and quality solutions to its students and is delighted to provide another opportunity with a better education solution.

About Vitru

Vitru is the leading pure distance education group in the post-secondary distance education market in Brazil. Through its invested companies, Vitru provides a comprehensive educational ecosystem focused on a hybrid distance learning experience for undergraduates and continuing education students.

Vitru’s mission is to democratize access to education in Brazil through a digital ecosystem and to empower each student to create their own success story.

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CONTACT: Contact: Maria Carolina F. Gonçalves, IRO e-mail: [email protected] website: https://investors.vitru.com.br/

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