There are a total of 83 institutions for higher education that can be found in the city of Recife.
The Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) or Federal University of Pernambuco is one of these. It is one of the most notable universities in Recife as it is the ninth biggest university in Brazil in terms of size as well as in terms of scientific production. It has been hailed as the best University in the Northern and the Northeastern region of Brazil. This university also has what has been regarded Latin America’s best computer science department.
The Universidade de Pernambuco (UPE) or University of Pernambuco is another higher education institution that can be found in Recife. It has a medical school that produces the pool of talents that comprise one of the many great hospitals in the city.
Another notable university in Recife is the Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (UFRPE) or Federal Rural University of Pernambuco. This is a school that focuses on agriculture.
The other schools that can be found in Recife are Catholic University of Pernambuco or Unicap, Faculdade de Tecnologia de Pernambuco, Faculdade Maurício de Nassau, Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Pernambuco and Faculdade Integrada do Recife.