Universidade de Sorocaba

country rank  174
world rank  7688

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, Universidade de Sorocaba (University of Sorocaba) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Sorocaba (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade de Sorocaba (UNISO) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Sorocaba (UNISO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 24 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Brazilian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Sorocaba
Acronym UNISO
Founded 1994
Motto A universidade que forma quem transforma
The University that forms the agents of changes
Colours Blue, yellow and white

University Location

Address Rodovia Raposo Tavares s/n KM 92,5 - Jardim Novo Eldorado
Sorocaba (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
18023-000 Sao Paulo
T +55 (15) 2101 7005
F +55 (15) 2101 7112

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Rodovia Raposo Tavares, km 92,5
Sorocaba 18023-000
+55 (15) 2101 7005
0800 702 7005

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade de Sorocaba's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Year of first Accreditation


  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019