Universidade de São Paulo

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University Overview

Founded in 1827, Universidade de São Paulo (University of São Paulo) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of São Paulo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto, São Carlos, Santos. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education of Brazil), Universidade de São Paulo (USP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Brazilian 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 193 years old Brazilian higher-education 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, sports facilities, 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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University Identity

Name
Name University of 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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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

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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 Go to Universidade de São Paulo's Library
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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil


Year of first Accreditation

1934


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)
  • SEE


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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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020