University of Pernambuco Rankings

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In the World#3345 of 14178
In Latin America#279 of 1756
In Brazil#97 of 198
In Recife#4 of 4

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Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
upe.br
Languages
Portuguese

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,095
Citations
30,993

University of Pernambuco majors

by publication count

Medicine
1,543
Physics
488
Philosophy
342
Biology
337
Psychology
299
Computer science
209
Geography
192
Political science
171
Art
166
Sociology
146
Chemistry
104
Materials science
85
Environmental science
47
Mathematics
44
Engineering
38
Business
35
Economics
8
History
6
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy938136
Art105775
Medicine114117,332
Geography13051,133
Sociology1365967
Political science1590316
Biology24083,442
Psychology25291,103
Physics2607394
Materials science3193587
Chemistry31981,202
Computer science3243582
Business348298
Mathematics3724192
Environmental science379585
Economics388533
Engineering400986
Geology43973

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199434
199551
199621
199784
1998147
19991220
20001235
20012140
20021945
20031967
20043781
200564103
200655211
200785356
200889585
2009103924
20101871267
20112111534
20122232085
20132542186
20143122513
20153532359
20165182095
20175862343
20185682574
20195023085
20205413633

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee750
Student:staff ratio17:1

Tuition

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

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Especialização/ AperfeiçoamentoAdministration, Anaesthesiology, Applied Linguistics, Business and Commerce, Cardiology, Community Health, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Energy Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Maintenance, Literature, Management, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Metallurgical Engineering, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Native Language Education, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Paediatrics, Physical Education, Portuguese, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Administration, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Safety Engineering, Science Education, Software Engineering, Sports, Surgery, Urology
MestradoArts and Humanities, Cell Biology, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Dentistry, Development Studies, Education, Energy Engineering, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Health Sciences, Literature, Molecular Biology, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychiatry and Mental Health
DoutoradoCell Biology, Dentistry, Health Sciences, Molecular Biology, Nursing, Physical Education

General info

Alternative namesUPE
Universidade de Pernambuco
Founded1990
WikipediaUniversity of Pernambuco
AccreditationMinistério da Educação, Brazil
Academic structurePolytechnic School of Pernambuco
Faculty of Nursing Our Lady of Grace
School of Physical Education
Faculty of Medical Sciences of Pernambuco
Faculty of Administration Sciences of Pernambuco
Faculty of Dentistry of Pernambuco
Institute of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Sciences and Technology of Caruaru
Faculty of Science, Education and Technology of Garanhuns
Faculty of Teacher Training of Nazaré da Mata
Faculty of Teacher Training of Petrolina
Faculty of Science and Technology of Salgueiro
Affiliations and membershipsConselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX)
Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM)

Location and Contacts

AddressAvenida Agamenon Magalhães s/n - Santo Amaro
Recife, Pernambuco, 50100-010
Brazil
City population1,555,000
Phone+55 (81) 3183 3700
Fax+55 (81) 3183 3771

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