Universidade de São Paulo

São Paulo - State of São Paulo, Sao Paulo

  • #115 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 65,027Total Students
  • 4,910Faculty
  • 1,693Int'l Students

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USP is the largest university in Brazil, offering a wide variety of comprehensive undergraduate courses in the areas of agricultural sciences, life sciences, health sciences, exact and earth sciences, applied social sciences, engineering, humanities, linguistics, literature and arts, as well as multidisciplinary courses.Most of the classes are held in Portuguese, although in some areas there may be classes in English too. USP has a total of 300 undergraduate courses and some of them can be undertaken in more than one school. It is also possible to study in a foreign partner institution for up to four semesters, with the possibility of obtaining a double degree. Because of the university’s high reputation, USP undergraduate students can easily find job and research opportunities in their respective areas after they achieve their degree. The university provides about 7,700 newly qualified professionals each year. Students can also start developing research while they are still taking their undergraduate courses by doing an undergraduate research project, supervised by a professor in the area of their choice. USP also regularly offers its students the opportunity to attend cultural events, conferences and distinguished lectures.

About

USP is the largest university in Brazil, offering a wide variety of comprehensive undergraduate courses in the areas of agricultural sciences, life sciences, health sciences, exact and earth sciences, applied social sciences, engineering, humanities, linguistics, literature and arts, as well as multidisciplinary courses.Most of the classes are held in Portuguese, although in some areas there may be classes in English too. USP has a total of 300 undergraduate courses and some of them can be undertaken in more than one school. It is also possible to study in a foreign partner institution for up to four semesters, with the possibility of obtaining a double degree. Because of the university’s high reputation, USP undergraduate students can easily find job and research opportunities in their respective areas after they achieve their degree. The university provides about 7,700 newly qualified professionals each year. Students can also start developing research while they are still taking their undergraduate courses by doing an undergraduate research project, supervised by a professor in the area of their choice. USP also regularly offers its students the opportunity to attend cultural events, conferences and distinguished lectures.

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #139
  • 2014
    #127
  • 2015
    #=132
  • 2016
    #=143
  • 2017
    #120
  • 2018
    #121
  • 2019
    #118
  • 2020
    #=116
  • 2021
    #=115
  • 2022
    #=121
  • 2023
    #115

Ranking criteria

56.1
Overall
91.8
Academic Reputation
69.9
Employer Reputation
17.4
Faculty Student Ratio
40.6
Citations per Faculty
7.6
International Faculty Ratio
2.7
International Students Ratio
94.7
International Research Network
78.9
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
65,027

44%
56%

International students
1,693

86%
14%

Total faculty staff
4,910

260
4650

Total students
65,027

44%
56%

International students
1,693

86%
14%

Total faculty staff
4,910

4650
260
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Campus locations

Campus de São Paulo,

São Paulo - State of São Paulo , Sao Paulo , Brazil , 05311-970

Campus Bauru,

Al. Dr. Octavio Pinheiro Brisolla, 9-75 , Bauru , Brazil , 3235-8204

Campus Lorena,

Campinho municipal road, S / N , Lorena , Brazil , 12.602-810

Campus Piracicaba,

Av. Padua Dias, 11 , Piracicaba , Brazil , 13418-900

Campus Pirrasununga,

Av. Duque de Caxias Norte, 225 , Pirrasununga , Brazil , 13635-900

Campus Ribeirão Preto,

Bandeirantes Avenue, 3900 , Ribeirão Preto , Brazil , 14040-900

Campus São Carlos,

Av. Trab. São Carlense, 400 - Parque Arnold Schimidt , Sao Carlos , Brazil , 13566-590

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