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About UPE

University of Pernambuco (UPE) — public non-profit university. It is located in Recife, Brazil. The higher education institution is considered one of the youngest in the country, as it was founded in 1966. UPE is a part of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX), Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais (ABRUEM).

The educational institution is in 1719 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

UPE is developing different scientific directions and invites students to join the research.

LocationRecife, Brazil
Establishment year1966
Female students43%
Rating THE#1719
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UPE tuition fees

Tuition fees here are different for locals and foreigners. For locals, it starts from 199 USD, and for foreigners — a minimum of 1,000 USD. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.


Bachelor degree at UPE

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

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UPE campus

The university campus is located in Recife. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. The university has everything for sports: sports grounds and clubs.

Sport FacilitiesYes

What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Brazil after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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