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Universidade de São Paulo

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Overview

Founded in 1827, Universidade de São Paulo (University of São Paulo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of São Paulo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto, São Carlos, Santos. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade de São Paulo (USP) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de São Paulo (USP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 190 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


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


Address Rua da Reitoria 374 - Cidade Universitária
São Paulo
05508-220 Sao Paulo
Brazil
Population range over 5,000,000
Phone +55 (11) 3091 3500
Fax +55 (11) 3091 5655
Other locations Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto, São Carlos, Santos
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade de São Paulo for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


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

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade de São Paulo's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Rua da Reitoria 374 - Cidade Universitária
São Paulo 05508-220
Phone +55 (11) 3091 3290

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidade de São Paulo's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade de São Paulo's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidade de São Paulo for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation

1934


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)
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Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidade de São Paulo as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevídeo (AUGM)
  • Associação de Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  • Fórum das Assessorias das Universidades Brasileiras para Assuntos Internacionais (FAUBAI)
  • Magna Charta Universitatum
  • Red Universitaria Iberoamericana de Incubación de Empresas (RedEmprendia)
  • Red de Macrouniversidades Públicas de America Latina y el Caribe (Red Macro)
  • Magalhaes Network
  • Rede Salamanca de Universidades Brasileiras
  • University Global Partnership Network (UGPN)
  • WC2 University Network
  • World Class Universities
  • Cambra de Comerç
  • Brasil-Catalunya


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Academic Structure

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Bauru School of Dentistry Lorena School of Engineering Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture School of Animal Science and Food Engineering School of Physical Education and Sport of Ribeirão Preto Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ribeirão Preto Ribeirão Preto Law School School of Economics, Business Administration and Accounting at Ribeirão Preto Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters at Ribeirão Preto Ribeirão Preto Medical School School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto São Carlos School of Engineering Institute of Architecture and Urbanism Institute of Mathematical and Computer Sciences São Carlos Institute of Physics São Carlos Institute of Chemistry School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities School of Communications and Arts School of Nursing School of Physical Education and Sport School of Engineering School of Architecture and Urbanism Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Law School School of Education School of Economics, Business and Accounting Faculty of Philosophy, Languages and Literature, and Human Sciences School of Medicine School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science School of Dentistry School of Public Health Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences Institute of Biosciences Institute of Biomedical Sciences Institute of Physics Institute of Geosciences Institute of Mathematics and Statistics Oceanographic Institute Institute of Psychology Institute of Chemistry Institute of International Relations Institute of Energy and Environment Center for Marine Biology Institute of Brazilian Studies Center for Nuclear Energy in Agriculture Institute of Advanced Studies Institute of Tropical Medicine


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