Best Universities for Economics in Latin America

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EduRank

Below is a list of best universities in Latin America ranked based on their research performance in Economics. A graph of 38.7M citations received by 4.28M academic papers made by 365 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.

1. University of Sao Paulo

For Economics

#1 in Brazil
#123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
97,964
Founded
1827

5. State University of Campinas

For Economics

#2 in Brazil
#368 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1966

6. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

For Economics

#3 in Brazil
#405 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
67,329
Founded
1920

9. University of Brasilia

For Economics

#6 in Brazil
#553 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1962

12. Sao Paulo State University

For Economics

#8 in Brazil
#629 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1976

15. Monterrey Institute of Technology

For Economics

#2 in Mexico
#761 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
92,736
Founded
1943

16. National University of Colombia

For Economics

#1 in Colombia
#781 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
54,284
Founded
1867

19. University of the Northeast

For Economics

#3 in Mexico
#846 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Founded
1970

20. Federal University of Parana

For Economics

#13 in Brazil
#868 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Founded
1912

21. Fluminense Federal University

For Economics

#14 in Brazil
#884 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Founded
1960

27. Federal University of Ceara

For Economics

#18 in Brazil
#975 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1954

29. University of the Republic

For Economics

#1 in Uruguay
#1108 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
209,129
Founded
1833

31. University of Antioquia

For Economics

#3 in Colombia
#1117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1803

34. Federal University of Paraiba

For Economics

#20 in Brazil
#1180 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1955

35. EAFIT University

For Economics

#4 in Colombia
#1182 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
2,868
Founded
1960

37. Federal University of Goias

For Economics

#21 in Brazil
#1245 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Founded
1960

38. University of Guadalajara

For Economics

#6 in Mexico
#1248 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Founded
1792

39. National Polytechnic Institute

For Economics

#7 in Mexico
#1249 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1936

41. Pontifical Javeriana University

For Economics

#5 in Colombia
#1261 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Founded
1623

44. Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

For Economics

#1 in Peru
#1343 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1917

45. El Rosario University

For Economics

#6 in Colombia
#1352 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
13,226
Founded
1653

46. Federal University of Vicosa

For Economics

#23 in Brazil
#1362 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Founded
1922

49. National University of Cordoba

For Economics

#4 in Argentina
#1400 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
120,055
Founded
1613

50. University of the Rio dos Sinos Valley

For Economics

#25 in Brazil
#1420 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
23,988
Founded
1969

52. University of Costa Rica

For Economics

#1443 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
30,436
Founded
1940

53. Federal University of Espirito Santo

For Economics

#26 in Brazil
#1446 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
23,744
Founded
1954

54. Federal University of Uberlandia

For Economics

#27 in Brazil
#1462 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Founded
1969

55. University of Santiago de Chile

For Economics

#5 in Chile
#1562 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1849

57. University of the Valley

For Economics

#7 in Colombia
#1570 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Founded
1945

60. Colegio de Mexico

For Economics

#10 in Mexico
#1594 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Founded
1940

63. Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University

For Economics

#2 in Peru
#1649 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1961

64. University of Ribeirao Preto

For Economics

#33 in Brazil
#1676 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Founded
1924

66. Federal University of Lavras

For Economics

#34 in Brazil
#1699 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Founded
1908

67. Diego Portales University

For Economics

#7 in Chile
#1715 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1982

69. University of Talca

For Economics

#8 in Chile
#1777 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Founded
1981

72. University of Valparaiso

For Economics

#9 in Chile
#1861 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Founded
1911

74. Federal University of ABC

For Economics

#36 in Brazil
#1886 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
2005

75. Catholic University of Brasilia

For Economics

#37 in Brazil
#1888 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1974

78. Brasil University

For Economics

#39 in Brazil
#1960 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1989

82. Nove de Julho University

For Economics

#40 in Brazil
#2028 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1972

83. Mackenzie Presbyterian University

For Economics

#41 in Brazil
#2052 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1952

85. Federal University of Itajuba

For Economics

#42 in Brazil
#2068 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1913

86. University of the Andes

For Economics

#3 in Venezuela
#2072 in the World
Acceptance Rate
28%
Founded
1810

90. Autonomous University of Puebla

For Economics

#14 in Mexico
#2121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Founded
1587

91. Ibero-American University, Mexico City

For Economics

#15 in Mexico
#2135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1943

92. University of Fortaleza

For Economics

#44 in Brazil
#2167 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1973

93. Federal University of Sergipe

For Economics

#45 in Brazil
#2225 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Founded
1963

95. National Major San Marcos University

For Economics

#3 in Peru
#2278 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
32,399
Founded
1551

100. University for Development

For Economics

#12 in Chile
#2346 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
16,544
Founded
1990