100 Best universities for Biology in Brazil

Below is the list of best universities in Brazil ranked based on their research performance in Biology. A graph of 5.63M citations received by 288K academic papers made by 114 universities in Brazil was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Biology

    University of Sao Paulo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    96,364
    Founded
    1827
  2. For Biology

    Sao Paulo State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1976
  3. For Biology

    State University of Campinas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1966
  4. For Biology

    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    67,329
    Founded
    1920
  5. For Biology

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1934
  6. For Biology

    Federal University of Minas Gerais logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1927
  7. For Biology

    Federal University of Vicosa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1922
  8. For Biology

    Federal University of Parana logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1912
  9. For Biology

    Federal University of Santa Maria logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  10. For Biology

    Federal University of Sao Paulo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1933
  11. For Biology

    Federal University of Santa Catarina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1960
  12. For Biology

    Federal University of Ceara logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1954
  13. For Biology

    University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1962
  14. For Biology

    State University of Maringa logo
    Founded
    1970
  15. For Biology

    Federal University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  16. For Biology

    State University of Londrina logo
    Founded
    1970
  17. For Biology

    Federal University of Lavras logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1908
  18. For Biology

    Federal University of Sao Carlos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1968
  19. For Biology

    Federal University of Paraiba logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  20. For Biology

    Federal University of Goias logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  21. For Biology

    Federal Rural University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1912
  22. For Biology

    Federal University of Bahia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1946
  23. For Biology

    Federal University of Pelotas logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  24. For Biology

    Federal University of Para logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1957
  25. For Biology

    University of the State of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1950
  26. For Biology

    Fluminense Federal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1960
  27. For Biology

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1958
  28. For Biology

    Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1910
  29. For Biology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1948
  30. For Biology

    Federal University of Uberlandia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1969
  31. For Biology

    Federal University of Espirito Santo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    23,744
    Founded
    1954
  32. For Biology

    Santa Catarina State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1965
  33. For Biology

    Federal University of Sergipe logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  34. For Biology

    Federal University of Piaui logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1973
  35. For Biology

    Federal University of Mato Grosso logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1970
  36. For Biology

    Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  37. For Biology

    Federal University of Juiz de Fora logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  38. For Biology

    Federal University of Alagoas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1961
  39. For Biology

    State University of Ponta Grossa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1970
  40. For Biology

    Federal University of Ouro Preto logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  41. For Biology

    State University of Santa Cruz logo
    Acceptance Rate
    48%
    Founded
    1972
  42. For Biology

    State University of Feira de Santana logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1976
  43. For Biology

    State University of Ceara logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1975
  44. For Biology

    Federal University of Amazonas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1909
  45. For Biology

    Federal University of Campina Grande logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2002
  46. For Biology

    Federal University of Maranhao logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1966
  47. For Biology

    Western Parana State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1994
  48. For Biology

    Federal University of Grande Dourados logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    2005
  49. For Biology

    University of Passo Fundo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1968
  50. For Biology

    Catholic University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1974
  51. For Biology

    University of Caxias do Sul logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1967
  52. For Biology

    Federal University of Tocantins logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2000
  53. For Biology

    University of the Extreme South of Santa Catarina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1968
  54. For Biology

    Lutheran University of Brazil logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1972
  55. For Biology

    University of the Rio dos Sinos Valley logo
    Enrollment
    23,988
    Founded
    1969
  56. For Biology

    Estacio de Sa University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1970
  57. For Biology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Parana logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1959
  58. For Biology

    Federal University of ABC logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2005
  59. For Biology

    Federal Rural University of the Semiarid Region logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1967
  60. For Biology

    Federal University of Pampa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2006
  61. For Biology

    State University of Southwest Bahia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Founded
    1980
  62. For Biology

    Federal University of Sao Joao del-Rei logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    12,446
    Founded
    1987
  63. For Biology

    Federal University of Alfenas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1914
  64. For Biology

    Rio de Janeiro State Federal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  65. For Biology

    State University of Paraiba logo
    Founded
    1966
  66. For Biology

    Federal University of Reconcavo da Bahia logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2005
  67. For Biology

    Federal Foundation University of Rio Grande logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1969
  68. For Biology

    Federal University of Vale do Sao Francisco logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    2002
  69. For Biology

    Federal University of Acre logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1964
  70. For Biology

    University of Mogi das Cruzes logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1962
  71. For Biology

    University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1990
  72. For Biology

    Federal University of Health Sciences, Porto Alegre logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1953
  73. For Biology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  74. For Biology

    Federal University of Rondonia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1982
  75. For Biology

    Paranaense University logo
    Founded
    1972
  76. For Biology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1941
  77. For Biology

    Federal University of Technology - Parana logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1909
  78. For Biology

    University of Paraiba Valley logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1954
  79. For Biology

    Mackenzie Presbyterian University logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1952
  80. For Biology

    Feevale University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  81. For Biology

    University of Ribeirao Preto logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1924
  82. For Biology

    Catholic University Dom Bosco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1961
  83. For Biology

    University of Taquari Valley logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  84. For Biology

    Federal University of Itajuba logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1913
  85. For Biology

    Federal University of Western Para logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1970
  86. For Biology

    Catholic University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1951
  87. For Biology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Goias logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1959
  88. For Biology

    Federal University of the Valleys of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1953
  89. For Biology

    University of Fortaleza logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1973
  90. For Biology

    Federal University of Amapa logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1990
  91. For Biology

    University of Taubate logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1974
  92. For Biology

    Sao Francisco University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Founded
    1976
  93. For Biology

    University of Saint Ursula logo
    Founded
    1939
  94. For Biology

    Federal University of Roraima logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1989
  95. For Biology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1941
  96. For Biology

    Catholic University of Pelotas logo
    Founded
    1960
  97. For Biology

    State University of Piaui logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1988
  98. For Biology

    University of Santa Cruz do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1993
  99. For Biology

    University of Northern Parana logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1972

The best cities to study Biology in Brazil based on the number of universities and their ranks are Sao Paulo, Campinas, Rio de Janeiro, and Porto Alegre.