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Universidade de São Paulo

  • QS World University Rankings
    =121
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio13
  • International Students1,858
  • SizeXL
  • Total Faculty4,943

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP) is the oldest University in Brazil and one of the most prestigious higher education and research institutions in Latin America. Its first school, the Law School was established in 1827 and the University was founded in 1934 upon the unification of several pre-existing schools. USP is located in the state of São Paulo, the richest and most developed region of Brazil, with campuses distributed over eight cities: Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto, São Carlos, Santos and São Paulo. Its academic structure is organized into 42 schools, 6 specialized institutes, and four important museums. USP has quickly achieved a leading role in many different fields as a research centre and is responsible for around 20% of all Brazilian academic output. At the same time, undergraduate and graduate courses have always improved their quality and attracted the best students. As a public university, USP does not charge its students for tuition, and receives over 11,000 new students per year in the undergraduate courses, selected among over than 130,000 applicants. USP has over 90,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, 5,900 faculty members, 87% of which have a full-time job contract.

 

About

Universidade de São Paulo (USP) is the oldest University in Brazil and one of the most prestigious higher education and research institutions in Latin America. Its first school, the Law School was established in 1827 and the University was founded in 1934 upon the unification of several pre-existing schools. USP is located in the state of São Paulo, the richest and most developed region of Brazil, with campuses distributed over eight cities: Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto, São Carlos, Santos and São Paulo. Its academic structure is organized into 42 schools, 6 specialized institutes, and four important museums. USP has quickly achieved a leading role in many different fields as a research centre and is responsible for around 20% of all Brazilian academic output. At the same time, undergraduate and graduate courses have always improved their quality and attracted the best students. As a public university, USP does not charge its students for tuition, and receives over 11,000 new students per year in the undergraduate courses, selected among over than 130,000 applicants. USP has over 90,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, 5,900 faculty members, 87% of which have a full-time job contract.

 

University highlights

Universidade de São Paulo is one of the top Public universities in São Paulo, Brazil. It is ranked #115 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #139
  • 2013
    #127
  • 2014
    #=132
  • 2015
    #=143
  • 2016
    #120
  • 2018
    #121
  • 2019
    #118
  • 2020
    #116
  • 2021
    #115

Ranking criteria

54.8
Overall
88.6
Academic Reputation
67.4
Employer Reputation
20.5
Faculty Student Ratio
38.1
Citations per Faculty
8.2
International Faculty Ratio
3.1
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
65,582

45%
55%

International students
1,858

85%
15%

Total faculty staff
4,943

261
4682

Total students
65,582

45%
55%

International students
1,858

85%
15%

Total faculty staff
4,943

4682
261
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