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Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP) — public non-profit university. It is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. UNIFESP is a member of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX).

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2024, it is among top-740.

UNIFESP carries out research in several scientific areas.

LocationSao Paulo, Brazil
Establishment year1933
International students153

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Rating QS2024#740
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SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Life Sciences & Medicine304
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UNIFESP tuition fees

At UNIFESP, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at UNIFESP start from 201 USD. International students pay a minimum of 1,000 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

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Bachelor degree at UNIFESP

Only students who successfully pass the entrance exams are admitted to bachelor's programs.

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UNIFESP campus

The university campus is located within Sao Paulo. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. Thanks to international exchange programs at UNIFESP, students can communicate with representatives of different countries and nationalities and thus expand their own horizons. And, the university contributes to this by regularly holding joint events for local and foreign students.


What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. UNIFESP graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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