Federal University of Sao Carlos: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#823 of 14,131 In the World
#34 of 1,756 In Latin America
#19 of 198 In Brazil
#137 of 1,310 For Metallurgical Engineering
Top50% For 88 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ufscar.br
Languages
Portuguese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - June; August-December)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
34,807
Citations
442,888

Federal University of Sao Carlos majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
7,482 / 170,600
Engineering
6,543 / 133,758
Physics
6,311 / 124,636
Materials Science
4,947 / 99,237
Biology
4,723 / 101,234
Medicine
3,504 / 50,539
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,429 / 27,211
Environmental Science
2,906 / 43,158
Computer Science
1,858 / 30,909
Psychology
1,711 / 26,729
Ecology
1,240 / 24,100
Business
1,163 / 15,493
Chemical Engineering
1,126 / 26,919
Sociology
958 / 5,594
Metallurgical Engineering
819 / 15,746
Inorganic Chemistry
748 / 26,072
Geography and Cartography
744 / 5,400
Condensed Matter Physics
706 / 9,836
Demography
703 / 9,127
Physical Therapy
699 / 11,237
Botany
683 / 11,856
Mathematics
680 / 7,399
Political Science
600 / 2,426
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
583 / 8,518
Art & Design
555 / 1,583
Zoology
537 / 7,963
Radiochemistry
490 / 13,498
Agricultural Science
436 / 5,455
Horticulture
429 / 4,240
Biochemistry
428 / 12,195
Quantum and Particle physics
416 / 9,348
Education Majors
414 / 1,398
Nanotechnology
389 / 13,661
Nutrition and Food Science
355 / 6,849
Child Psychology
347 / 5,034
Genetics
332 / 11,665
Atomic and Molecular physics
328 / 3,700
Organic Chemistry
320 / 9,466
Cardiology
311 / 4,465
Economics
306 / 3,453

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 52 264
1992 64 266
1993 80 294
1994 119 356
1995 145 432
1996 248 546
1997 246 761
1998 308 1005
1999 363 1400
2000 480 1896
2001 500 2240
2002 820 3029
2003 666 3677
2004 726 5078
2005 715 5962
2006 856 7604
2007 913 9899
2008 1142 12439
2009 1365 14773
2010 1504 17469
2011 1579 21711
2012 2097 25955
2013 2032 29616
2014 2316 33759
2015 2385 35233
2016 2821 35249
2017 2931 37170
2018 3280 38593
2019 3216 45504
2020 3448 56730
2021 3387 67524

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

The Federal University of Sao Carlos has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Bacharelado Administration, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Geography, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pathology, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Engineering, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Production Engineering, Psychology, Social Sciences, Special Education, Statistics, Technology, Tourism
Licenciatura Geography, Music, Music Education, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Special Education
Especialização / Aperfeiçoamento Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, Information Technology, Management, Management Systems, Mathematics Education, Media Studies, Medicine, Nursing, Orthodontics, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sociology, Software Engineering, Special Education, Surveying and Mapping, Sustainable Development, Urban Studies
Mestrado Administration, Agriculture, Anthropology, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Geography, Gerontology, Health Administration, Horticulture, Information Sciences, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Management Systems, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Production Engineering, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Special Education, Statistics, Technology, Wildlife
Doutorado Anthropology, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Ecology, Education, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Linguistics, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Production Engineering, Psychology, Sociology, Special Education, Statistics

Notable alumni

  1. Nando Reis

    Nando Reis
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    composersongwriterrecord producersinger
    Biography

    Nando Reis is a Brazilian musician and producer, best known as the former bassist and one of the lead singers of Brazilian rock band Titãs and for his successful solo career, with his own band called Os Infernais. He has also produced a few albums, including some related to Cássia Eller, who has made several significant partnerships with him, and Marisa Monte. In 2012, Nando Reis was listed among the top ten Brazilian artists at the ECAD list of artists who earned the most from copyright in the first semester of that year. In 2016, he was at the 15th position, besides being 6th in the ranking of earnings from live performances and topped the ranking of earnings from music played in public places.

  2. Sonia Guimarães

    Sonia Guimarães
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    physicistprofessorresearcher
    Biography

    Sonia Guimarães is a Brazilian Professor of Physics at the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica. She was the first black Brazilian woman to earn a doctorate in physics and has dedicated her career to improving the representation of black Brazilians in academia.

  3. Erika Hilton

    Erika Hilton
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    politicianactivist
    Biography

    Erika Santos Silva, known as Erika Hilton is a Brazilian politician and activist for black and LGBT rights.

General info

Alternative names UFSCAR
Federal University of São Carlos
Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Founded 1968
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Excelência acadêmica e compromisso social
Academic excellence and social commitment
Colors orange, white, black
Academic structure Center for Exact and Technology Sciences
Center for Biological and Health Sciences
Center for Education and Humanities
Center for Agricultural Sciences
Center for Sciences and Technologies for Sustainability
Center for Human and Biological Sciences
Center for Management Science and Technology
Center for Nature Sciences
Affiliations and memberships Associação Nacional dos Dirigentes das Instituições Federais de Ensino Superior (ANDIFES)
Associação Brasileira de Educação Internacional (FAUBAI)
Grupo Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB)
Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevídeo (AUGM)
Tordesillas Group

Location and Contacts

Address Via Washington Luis - KM 235 - Monjolinho
São Carlos, Sao Paulo, 13565-905
Brazil
City population 241,000
Phone +55 (16) 3351 8111
Fax +55 (16) 3361 2081

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