Universidade de So Paulo

Universidade de So Paulo Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 50

University Overview

Universidade de So Paulo (University of So Paulo) was founded in 1827 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the metropolitan environment of So Paulo, a big city with a population of over 5,000,000 people. Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeiro Preto, So Carlos, and Santos are among localities where this university maintains a branch campus. The Universidade de So Paulo (USP) ranking is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Brazilian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministério do Educaço (Brazilian Ministry of Education). In a variety of fields of study, the Universidade de So Paulo (USP) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. The selective admission strategy of this 193-year-old Brazilian higher-education institution is based on entrance tests. The admittance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, making this Brazilian higher education school very exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. The Universidade de So Paulo (USP) ranking also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Universidade de So Paulo Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidade de São Paulo
Acronym USP
Founded 1827
Motto Scientia Vinces Through knowledge you win
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Rua da Reitoria 374 - Butantã São Paulo 05508-220 Sao Paulo Brazil
Tel +55 (11) 3091 3500
Fax +55 (11) 3091 5655
Other locations Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto, São Carlos, Santos

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

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 0-10%
Admission Office Rua da Reitoria 374 - Cidade Universitária São Paulo 05508-220 (11) 3091 3290

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevídeo (AUGM) Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP) Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB) Ellen MacArthur Foundation Associação Brasileira de Educação Internacional (FAUBAI) Observatory Magna Charta Universitatum Red Universitaria Iberoamericana de Incubación de Empresas (RedEmprendia) Red de Macrouniversidades de América Latina y el Caribe (Red Macro) Magalhães Network (MN) Red Salamanca de Universidades Brasileñas (RUBUSAL) University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) WC2 University Network

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