University of São Paulo

University of São Paulo (Universidade de São Paulo) is one of 89 universities included in U-Multirank for Brazil. University of São Paulo is a very large public university located in São Paulo with 81663 students enrolled (2019 data or latest available). It was founded in 1934. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the University of São Paulo is a comprehensive institution. It is characterised by a medium percentage of international students. The University of São Paulo graduation rate is 63,7 for bachelors (C score). As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions – the University of São Paulo is strongest in Research. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 5 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

University of São Paulo
Av. Prof. Almeida Prado, nº1280
05508-070 São Paulo
Brazil

http://www5.usp.br/

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Compare University of São Paulo to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
Score
Grade
Other universities

Digital education investment

0

66.08

Outreach programs

4

C

0

6

Pedagogiacally skilled teaching staff

0

4

Bachelor graduation rate

63.7

%
C

0

100

Masters graduation rate

0

100

Graduating on time (bachelors)

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

28.54

%
D

0

100

Relative BA graduate unemployment

Relative MA graduate unemployment

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

Graduation rate long first degree

Gender balance

0.65

C

1.22

86.44

Research
Score
Grade
Other universities

Female authors

41.15

%
B

0

100

Citation rate

0.78

C

0.11

2.71

Research publications (absolute numbers)

44,070

A

0

98,038

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.54

A

0

13.17

External research income

51.77

B

0

859.22

Art related output

0

24.96

Top cited publications

6.5

%
D

0

32.8

Interdisciplinary publications

9.7

C

0.3

35.7

Post-doc positions

70.15

%
A

0

100

Professional publications

0

54.68

Open Access Publications

29.1

%
A

0

100

Knowledge Transfer
Score
Grade
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Co-publications with industrial partners

3.9

%
C

0

59.7

Income from private sources

10.7

B

0

888.9

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

13

C

0

3,266

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

0.159

D

0

500.4

Industry co-patents

61.539

%
A

0

100

Spin-offs

0

334.57

Publications cited in patents

0.58

%
D

0

7.3

Income from continuous professional development

0

100

Graduate companies

0

433.85

International Orientation
Score
Grade
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Foreign language bachelor programmes

0

100

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Foreign language master programmes

0

100

Student mobility

0.06

B

0

1

International academic staff

4.87

%
B

0

100

International joint publications

46.9

%
C

6.3

92.4

International doctorate degrees

7.2

%
D

0

100

Regional Engagement
Score
Grade
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Bachelor graduates working in the region

0

100

Master graduates working in the region

0

100

Student internships in the region

0

100

Regional joint publications

22.2

%
C

0

93.5

Income from regional sources

0

%
E

0

100

Regional Publications with Industrial Partners

9.4

C

0

97.06

General
Score
Grade
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Social inclusion

Female academic staff

38

%