Best Universities for Development Studies in Latin America

Below is the list of best universities in Latin America ranked based on their research performance in Development Studies. A graph of 165K citations received by 11.7K academic papers made by 58 universities in Latin America was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between 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 the university website.

For Development Studies

#1 in Latin America
#1 in Brazil
#112 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
97,964
Founded
1827

For Development Studies

#2 in Latin America
#1 in Mexico
#168 in the World
Enrollment
360,883
Founded
1551

For Development Studies

#3 in Latin America
#1 in Jamaica
#174 in the World
Enrollment
49,092
Founded
1948

For Development Studies

#4 in Latin America
#1 in Chile
#179 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1842

For Development Studies

#5 in Latin America
#1 in Colombia
#272 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Development Studies

#6 in Latin America
#2 in Brazil
#286 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1966

For Development Studies

#7 in Latin America
#2 in Chile
#295 in the World
Enrollment
33,971
Founded
1888

For Development Studies

#8 in Latin America
#3 in Brazil
#300 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
67,329
Founded
1920

For Development Studies

#9 in Latin America
#2 in Colombia
#368 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1803

For Development Studies

#10 in Latin America
#4 in Brazil
#372 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1927

For Development Studies

#11 in Latin America
#5 in Brazil
#378 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1962

For Development Studies

#12 in Latin America
#3 in Colombia
#386 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
54,284
Founded
1867

For Development Studies

#13 in Latin America
#1 in Argentina
#467 in the World
Enrollment
262,932
Founded
1821

For Development Studies

#14 in Latin America
#2 in Mexico
#523 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
92,736
Founded
1943

For Development Studies

#15 in Latin America
#3 in Mexico
#524 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1792

For Development Studies

#16 in Latin America
#6 in Brazil
#533 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1934

For Development Studies

#17 in Latin America
#1 in Uruguay
#540 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
209,129
Founded
1833

For Development Studies

#18 in Latin America
#4 in Mexico
#542 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1974

For Development Studies

#19 in Latin America
#5 in Mexico
#565 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1974

For Development Studies

#20 in Latin America
#6 in Mexico
#595 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1940

For Development Studies

#21 in Latin America
#7 in Brazil
#611 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1946

For Development Studies

#22 in Latin America
#8 in Brazil
#659 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1960

For Development Studies

#23 in Latin America
#4 in Colombia
#669 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
13,226
Founded
1653

For Development Studies

#24 in Latin America
#7 in Mexico
#677 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1936

For Development Studies

#25 in Latin America
#9 in Brazil
#707 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1960

For Development Studies

#26 in Latin America
#10 in Brazil
#710 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1950

For Development Studies

#27 in Latin America
#5 in Colombia
#721 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1623

For Development Studies

#28 in Latin America
#1 in Costa Rica
#743 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
30,436
Founded
1940

For Development Studies

#29 in Latin America
#1 in Peru
#752 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1917

For Development Studies

#30 in Latin America
#3 in Chile
#804 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1982

For Development Studies

#31 in Latin America
#11 in Brazil
#809 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1976

For Development Studies

#32 in Latin America
#12 in Brazil
#863 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1969

For Development Studies

#33 in Latin America
#2 in Argentina
#894 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1905

For Development Studies

#34 in Latin America
#13 in Brazil
#897 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1912

For Development Studies

#35 in Latin America
#3 in Argentina
#909 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1991

For Development Studies

#36 in Latin America
#2 in Peru
#926 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1961

For Development Studies

#37 in Latin America
#8 in Mexico
#947 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1943

For Development Studies

#38 in Latin America
#1 in Venezuela
#957 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1721

For Development Studies

#39 in Latin America
#14 in Brazil
#963 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1933

For Development Studies

#40 in Latin America
#15 in Brazil
#967 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1946

For Development Studies

#41 in Latin America
#6 in Colombia
#1015 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1945

For Development Studies

#42 in Latin America
#4 in Chile
#1035 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Development Studies

#43 in Latin America
#9 in Mexico
#1053 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1956

For Development Studies

#44 in Latin America
#16 in Brazil
#1054 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Development Studies

#45 in Latin America
#17 in Brazil
#1055 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1941

For Development Studies

#46 in Latin America
#7 in Colombia
#1060 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Development Studies

#47 in Latin America
#18 in Brazil
#1074 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1968

For Development Studies

#48 in Latin America
#19 in Brazil
#1100 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954

For Development Studies

#49 in Latin America
#10 in Mexico
#1112 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1933

For Development Studies

#50 in Latin America
#3 in Peru
#1128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1551

For Development Studies

#51 in Latin America
#8 in Colombia
#1137 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
2,868
Founded
1960

For Development Studies

#52 in Latin America
#5 in Chile
#1170 in the World
Enrollment
16,544
Founded
1990

For Development Studies

#53 in Latin America
#9 in Colombia
#1177 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1827

For Development Studies

#54 in Latin America
#10 in Colombia
#1215 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1886

For Development Studies

#55 in Latin America
#20 in Brazil
#1217 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Development Studies

#56 in Latin America
#11 in Mexico
#1221 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
67,944
Founded
1957

For Development Studies

#57 in Latin America
#21 in Brazil
#1231 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1957

For Development Studies

#58 in Latin America
#22 in Brazil
#1241 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960