100 Best universities for Engineering in Brazil

Below is the list of best universities in Brazil ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 2.28M citations received by 154K academic papers made by 100 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 Engineering

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Federal University of Parana logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1912
  10. For Engineering

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

    Federal University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  12. For Engineering

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

    Federal University of Santa Maria logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  14. For Engineering

    University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1962
  15. For Engineering

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

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

    Federal University of Campina Grande logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2002
  18. For Engineering

    State University of Maringa logo
    Founded
    1970
  19. For Engineering

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

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

    Federal University of Bahia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1946
  22. For Engineering

    Federal University of Paraiba logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  23. For Engineering

    Federal University of Vicosa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1922
  24. For Engineering

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

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

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

    Federal University of Pelotas logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  28. For Engineering

    Federal University of Goias logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  29. For Engineering

    State University of Londrina logo
    Founded
    1970
  30. For Engineering

    Federal University of Para logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1957
  31. For Engineering

    Federal University of Juiz de Fora logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  32. For Engineering

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

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

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

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

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

    State University of Ponta Grossa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1970
  38. For Engineering

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

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

    Federal University of Alagoas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1961
  41. For Engineering

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

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

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

    University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1990
  45. For Engineering

    Federal University of Lavras logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1908
  46. For Engineering

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

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

    Federal University of Maranhao logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1966
  49. For Engineering

    Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  50. For Engineering

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

    Federal University of Piaui logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1973
  52. For Engineering

    Mackenzie Presbyterian University logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1952
  53. For Engineering

    Federal Rural University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1912
  54. For Engineering

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

    Federal University of Mato Grosso logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1970
  56. For Engineering

    University of Fortaleza logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1973
  57. For Engineering

    Estacio de Sa University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1970
  58. For Engineering

    Sao Francisco University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Founded
    1976
  59. For Engineering

    State University of Ceara logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1975
  60. For Engineering

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

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

    State University of Feira de Santana logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1976
  63. For Engineering

    Lutheran University of Brazil logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1972
  64. For Engineering

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

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

    Catholic University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1974
  67. For Engineering

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

    Federal University of Pampa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2006
  69. For Engineering

    State University of Santa Cruz logo
    Acceptance Rate
    48%
    Founded
    1972
  70. For Engineering

    Catholic University of Pelotas logo
    Founded
    1960
  71. For Engineering

    Federal University of Grande Dourados logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    2005
  72. For Engineering

    Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1941
  73. For Engineering

    State University of Paraiba logo
    Founded
    1966
  74. For Engineering

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

    Feevale University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  76. For Engineering

    University of Mogi das Cruzes logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1962
  77. For Engineering

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

    Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  79. For Engineering

    Catholic University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1951
  80. For Engineering

    Federal University of Tocantins logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2000
  81. For Engineering

    State University of Southwest Bahia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Founded
    1980
  82. For Engineering

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

    University of Taubate logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1974
  84. For Engineering

    Pontifical Catholic University of Goias logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1959
  85. For Engineering

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

    Minas Gerais State University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  87. For Engineering

    University of Santa Cruz do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1993
  88. For Engineering

    Positivo University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1988
  89. For Engineering

    Federal University of Reconcavo da Bahia logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2005
  90. For Engineering

    Salvador University logo
    Founded
    1997
  91. For Engineering

    University of Taquari Valley logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  92. For Engineering

    FUMEC University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1965
  93. For Engineering

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

    State University of Piaui logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1988
  95. For Engineering

    Federal University of Amapa logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1990
  96. For Engineering

    Nove de Julho University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1972
  97. For Engineering

    Catholic University of Santos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Founded
    1986
  98. For Engineering

    Anhembi Morumbi University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1972
  99. For Engineering

    Federal University of Western Para logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1970
  100. For Engineering

    Federal University of Latin American Integration logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2010

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