Best Universities for Economics in Latin America

Below is the list of best universities in Latin America ranked based on their research performance in Economics. A graph of 578K citations received by 46.1K academic papers made by 170 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 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 Economics

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

    University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1842
  3. For Economics

    Pontifical Catholic University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1888
  4. For Economics

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

    National Autonomous University of Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    360,883
    Founded
    1551
  6. For Economics

    • #6 in Latin America
    • #1 in Jamaica
    • #422 in the World
    University of the West Indies, Mona logo
    Enrollment
    49,092
    Founded
    1948
  7. For Economics

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

    University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1962
  9. For Economics

    University of the Andes, Colombia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    17,808
    Male:Female
    56:44
    Founded
    1949
  10. For Economics

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

    University of Buenos Aires logo
    Enrollment
    262,932
    Founded
    1821
  12. For Economics

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

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

    National University of Colombia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1867
  15. For Economics

    Torcuato di Tella University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1991
  16. For Economics

    National Polytechnic Institute logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1936
  17. For Economics

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

    Monterrey Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    92,736
    Founded
    1943
  19. For Economics

    Center for Research and Teaching in Economics logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1974
  20. For Economics

    Autonomus Institute of Technology of Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1946
  21. For Economics

    University of Antioquia logo
    Enrollment
    39,900
    Founded
    1803
  22. For Economics

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

    Federal University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  24. For Economics

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

    Metropolitan Autonomous University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1974
  26. For Economics

    University of the Republic logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1833
  27. For Economics

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

    Colegio de Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1940
  29. For Economics

    Federal University of Parana logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1912
  30. For Economics

    Federal University of Bahia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1946
  31. For Economics

    El Rosario University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    11,450
    Founded
    1653
  32. For Economics

    University of Guadalajara logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1792
  33. For Economics

    Pontifical Catholic University of Peru logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1917
  34. For Economics

    National University of La Plata logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1905
  35. For Economics

    Federal University of Pelotas logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  36. For Economics

    Catholic University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1974
  37. For Economics

    Adolfo Ibanez University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1953
  38. For Economics

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

    Federal University of Ceara logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1954
  40. For Economics

    Pontifical Javeriana University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1623
  41. For Economics

    Federal University of Paraiba logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  42. For Economics

    Diego Portales University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1982
  43. For Economics

    University of Costa Rica logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    30,436
    Founded
    1940
  44. For Economics

    University of Cartagena logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1827
  45. For Economics

    EAFIT University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1960
  46. For Economics

    University of the Valley logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1945
  47. For Economics

    National University of Cordoba logo
    Enrollment
    120,055
    Male:Female
    37:63
    Founded
    1613
  48. For Economics

    University of San Andres logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1988
  49. For Economics

    Federal University of Vicosa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1922
  50. For Economics

    Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  51. For Economics

    Anahuac University of North Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1964
  52. For Economics

    National Polytechnic School, Ecuador logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1869
  53. For Economics

    Externado University of Colombia logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1886
  54. For Economics

    Central University of Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1721
  55. For Economics

    Mackenzie Presbyterian University logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1952
  56. For Economics

    Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1967
  57. For Economics

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

    University of Santiago de Chile logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  59. For Economics

    University of the Pacific - Peru logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1962
  60. For Economics

    Federal University of Santa Maria logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  61. For Economics

    Southern University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1954
  62. For Economics

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

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

    Ibero-American University, Mexico City logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1943
  65. For Economics

    University of Concepcion logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1920
  66. For Economics

    University of Las Americas, Puebla logo
    Founded
    1940
  67. For Economics

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

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

    National University of the South logo
    Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1956
  70. For Economics

    University of Talca logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1981
  71. For Economics

    Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1928
  72. For Economics

    State University of Maringa logo
    Founded
    1970
  73. For Economics

    Michoacan University of Saint Nicholas of Hidalgo logo
    Founded
    1540
  74. For Economics

    Federal University of Goias logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  75. For Economics

    Autonomous University of the State of Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1956
  76. For Economics

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

    Northern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  78. For Economics

    Autonomous University of Baja California logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1957
  79. For Economics

    Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  80. For Economics

    Catholic University of the North logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1956
  81. For Economics

    Federal University of Alagoas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1961
  82. For Economics

    Federico Santa Maria Technical University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1932
  83. For Economics

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

    National Major San Marcos University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1551
  85. For Economics

    Autonomous University of Puebla logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1587
  86. For Economics

    Federal University of Para logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1957
  87. For Economics

    Chapingo Autonomous University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1854
  88. For Economics

    Federal University of Juiz de Fora logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  89. For Economics

    Autonomous University of Zacatecas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1959
  90. For Economics

    Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1933
  91. For Economics

    University for Development logo
    Enrollment
    16,544
    Founded
    1990
  92. For Economics

    ICESI University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1979
  93. For Economics

    Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1961
  94. For Economics

    National University of Rosario logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1968
  95. For Economics

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

    National University of Quilmes logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  97. For Economics

    National University of San Luis logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1973
  98. For Economics

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

    INCAE Business School, Costa Rica logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1964
  100. For Economics

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