University of Sao Paulo
University of Sao Paulo

Continente: South America

Country: Brazil

Address: University of Sao Paulo, São Paulo - SP, 03178-200, Brazil

Web Site: www.usp.br



About University of Sao Paulo:

The University of São Paulo is a public university in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. It is the largest Brazilian public university. USP is involved in teaching, research and university extension in all areas of knowledge, offering a broad range of courses. The university was founded in 1934, regrouping already existing schools in the state of São Paulo, such as the Faculdade de Direito do Largo de São Francisco (Faculty of Law), the Escola Politécnica (Engineering School) and the Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (College of Agriculture). The university's foundation is marked by the creation in 1934 of the Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras (Faculty of Philosopy, Sciences and Letters, 1934-1968), and has subsequently created new departments, becoming one of the largest institutions of higher education in Latin America, with approximately 90,000 enrolled students. Currently, it has eleven campuses, four of them in the city of São Paulo. The remaining campuses are in the cities of Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto and two in São Carlos.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 94 99 76 74 77 53 58 62 58 56 56 52

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 57 39 44 25 7 21 21 17 19 17 14
Engineering - 114 102 93 112 104 118 128 136 157 158 174
Life Sciences - 123 100 72 87 61 60 62 63 50 50 50
Clinical Medicine - 162 111 97 105 71 84 82 75 74 72 70
Natural Sciences - 71 74 88 79 59 66 69 64 80 72 75
Social Sciences - 294 242 158 175 138 143 141 152 139 115 116

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 17 7 11 7 6 7 4 4
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 46 52 45 60 61 69 100 110 124
Chemistry - - - 76 65 61 75 80 76 92 98 101
Civil Engineering - - - 122 85 85 138 163 166 159 138 153
Computer Science - - - 118 140 108 118 100 130 134 126 125
Electrical Engineering - - - 128 147 149 129 152 156 204 204 188
Environment / Ecology - - - - 77 81 80 80 73 55 53 51
Geosciences - - - 107 94 92 96 91 94 96 96 81
Materials Science - - - 113 130 143 141 140 147 152 168 170
Mathematics - - - 64 64 52 31 26 28 31 29 29
Mechanical Engineering - - - 116 108 127 139 126 144 128 120 140
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 23 21 24 28 22 22 16
Physics - - - 96 100 81 76 85 80 111 92 107
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 23 23 19 19 15 16 15 14