Federal University of Sao Paulo: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#676 of 14,131 In the World
#22 of 1,756 In Latin America
#14 of 198 In Brazil
#3 of 15 In Sao Paulo
#22 of 1,021 For Ophthalmology
Top100 For 9 other topics

Quick Review

Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
unifesp.br
Languages
Portuguese
Acceptance rate
35%*

* The Federal University of Sao Paulo is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - June; August-December)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio7:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
47,132
Citations
969,591

Federal University of Sao Paulo majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
25,271 / 635,534
Biology
9,369 / 294,820
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,215 / 160,274
Surgery
3,615 / 93,392
Psychology
3,511 / 98,713
Chemistry
2,894 / 61,242
Demography
2,463 / 125,145
Health Science
1,981 / 88,462
Computer Science
1,843 / 71,446
Immunology
1,815 / 68,183
Physical Therapy
1,814 / 42,619
Pathology
1,750 / 35,259
Engineering
1,654 / 21,493
Physics
1,562 / 21,021
Pediatrics
1,520 / 31,292
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
1,487 / 21,629
Oncology and Cancer research
1,326 / 23,526
Ophthalmology
1,217 / 20,772
Anesthesiology
1,207 / 42,405
Cardiology
1,191 / 22,783
Microbiology
1,180 / 51,971
Environmental Science
1,165 / 17,185
Psychiatry
1,120 / 35,922
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1,100 / 26,514
Anatomy and Physiology
1,058 / 21,219
Biochemistry
1,044 / 34,566
Public Health
1,010 / 41,676
Materials Science
990 / 12,611
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
914 / 9,421
Molecular Biology
888 / 21,450
Pharmacology
795 / 16,627
Gerontology
790 / 80,953
Business
770 / 21,870
Critical Care Nursing
755 / 52,779
Clinical Psychology
745 / 19,757
Sports / Exercise science
713 / 19,505
Genetics
697 / 26,519
Epidemiology
680 / 56,892
Nursing
674 / 6,350
Virology
670 / 19,962

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 128
1992 9 135
1993 8 137
1994 11 127
1995 102 166
1996 245 191
1997 448 348
1998 523 692
1999 515 1347
2000 573 2237
2001 621 3548
2002 814 5159
2003 1015 6650
2004 1125 8688
2005 1313 11668
2006 1712 15750
2007 1891 19833
2008 2018 25950
2009 2270 33224
2010 2474 39072
2011 2652 47069
2012 3018 55655
2013 3094 65770
2014 3452 76822
2015 3580 79969
2016 3621 79443
2017 3720 87098
2018 3497 81830
2019 3943 95976
2020 4647 121622
2021 4588 152549

Tuition

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

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 Accountancy, Administration, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Communication Disorders, Community Health, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dermatology, Distance Education, Economics, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Endocrinology, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Ethics, Finance, French, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Geography, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Histology, History, Immunology, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Materials Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Midwifery, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Ophthalmology, Optical Technology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Pedagogy, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Portuguese, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Health, Rheumatology, Social and Community Services, Social and Preventive Medicine, Social Sciences, Spanish, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Surgery, Technology, Treatment Techniques, Urology
Licenciatura English, French, History, Philosophy, Portuguese, Social Sciences, Spanish
Mestrado Applied Mathematics, Art History, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Communication Disorders, Computer Science, Development Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Epidemiology, Food Science, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, History, Literature, Marine Biology, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Science Education, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Surgery
Doutorado Art History, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Communication Disorders, Computer Science, Education, Educational Research, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Materials Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Surgery

Notable alumni

  1. Djamila Ribeiro

    Djamila Ribeiro
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    philosopherhuman rights activistjournalist
    Biography

    Djamila Taís Ribeiro dos Santos is a Brazilian Black feminist philosopher and journalist. She graduated in political philosophy from the Federal University of São Paulo, where she also earned a master's degree on the work of Simone de Beauvoir and Judith Butler. Ribeiro is a collaborating editor of weekly magazine CartaCapital, as well as a columnist for CartaCapital and Folha de S.Paulo.

  2. Márcio Matos

    Márcio Matos
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Márcio Artur de Matos is a Brazilian politician, current mayor of Telêmaco Borba, municipality in the state of Paraná in the Southern Region of Brazil.

  3. Helena Nader

    Helena Nader
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    biomedical scientistbiologistresearcher
    Biography

    Helena Bonciani Nader is a Brazilian biomedical scientist based at the Federal University of São Paulo. She served as President of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science from 2011 to 2017. She works in glycobiology, specialising in the characterisation of proteoglycans. She is a member of The World Academy of Sciences.

General info

Alternative names UNIFESP
Federal University of São Paulo
Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Founded 1933
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Affiliations and memberships Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)

Location and Contacts

Address Rua Sena Madureira 1500 - Vila Clementino
São Paulo, Sao Paulo, 04021-001
Brazil
City population 12,325,000
Phone +55 (11) 5549 7699
Fax +55 (11) 5576 4313

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