RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The University of São Paulo (USP), generally considered Brazil's finest, fell six positions in the QS Quacquarelli Symonds international ranking, from 115th to 121st position. The negative result was mainly driven by the ratio between teachers and students, according to the survey.
On the other hand, 5 Brazilian nstitutions joined the international ranking for the first time and 8 others achieved the score required to be included in the list. Brazil increased its share from 14 to 27 universities among the ranked institutions.
The survey, released on Tuesday, June 8, shows that 5 Brazilian . . .