Best Universities for Optical Engineering in Latin America

Below is the list of best universities in Latin America ranked based on their research performance in Optical Engineering. A graph of 214K citations received by 16.8K academic papers made by 72 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 Optical Engineering

    National Autonomous University of Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    360,883
    Founded
    1551
  2. For Optical Engineering

    National Polytechnic Institute logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1936
  3. For Optical Engineering

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

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

    Autonomous University of Puebla logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1587
  6. For Optical Engineering

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

    • #7 in Latin America
    • #1 in Ecuador
    • #687 in the World
    National Polytechnic School, Ecuador logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1869
  8. For Optical Engineering

    Monterrey Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    92,736
    Founded
    1943
  9. For Optical Engineering

    National University of Colombia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1867
  10. For Optical Engineering

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

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

    University of Buenos Aires logo
    Enrollment
    262,932
    Founded
    1821
  13. For Optical Engineering

    National University of La Plata logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1905
  14. For Optical Engineering

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

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

    University of Guanajuato logo
    Enrollment
    23,155
    Founded
    1945
  17. For Optical Engineering

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

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

    Autonomous University of Zacatecas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1959
  20. For Optical Engineering

    University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1842
  21. For Optical Engineering

    Pontifical Catholic University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1888
  22. For Optical Engineering

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

    University of Sonora logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1942
  24. For Optical Engineering

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

    State University of Maringa logo
    Founded
    1970
  26. For Optical Engineering

    • #26 in Latin America
    • #1 in Venezuela
    • #1080 in the World
    Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1967
  27. For Optical Engineering

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

    Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1859
  29. For Optical Engineering

    National University of Cordoba logo
    Enrollment
    120,055
    Male:Female
    37:63
    Founded
    1613
  30. For Optical Engineering

    University of Cartagena logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1827
  31. For Optical Engineering

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

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

    University of Antioquia logo
    Enrollment
    39,900
    Founded
    1803
  34. For Optical Engineering

    • #34 in Latin America
    • #1 in Uruguay
    • #1192 in the World
    University of the Republic logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1833
  35. For Optical Engineering

    Metropolitan Autonomous University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1974
  36. For Optical Engineering

    University of Concepcion logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1920
  37. For Optical Engineering

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

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

    University of Guadalajara logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1792
  40. For Optical Engineering

    • #40 in Latin America
    • #1 in Jamaica
    • #1320 in the World
    University of the West Indies, Mona logo
    Enrollment
    49,092
    Founded
    1948
  41. For Optical Engineering

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

    • #42 in Latin America
    • #1 in Cuba
    • #1342 in the World
    University of Havana logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1728
  43. For Optical Engineering

    National University of Rosario logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1968
  44. For Optical Engineering

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

    University of Santiago de Chile logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  46. For Optical Engineering

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

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

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

    Autonomous University of Baja California logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1957
  50. For Optical Engineering

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

    Industrial University of Santander logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1948
  52. For Optical Engineering

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

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

    University of Las Americas, Puebla logo
    Founded
    1940
  55. For Optical Engineering

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

    Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1933
  57. For Optical Engineering

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

    Federico Santa Maria Technical University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1932
  59. For Optical Engineering

    Autonomous University of the State of Morelos logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1938
  60. For Optical Engineering

    University of the Valley logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1945
  61. For Optical Engineering

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

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

    National University of Tucuman logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1914
  64. For Optical Engineering

    Autonomous University of Tamaulipas logo
    Founded
    1950
  65. For Optical Engineering

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

    EAFIT University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1960
  67. For Optical Engineering

    • #67 in Latin America
    • #1 in Peru
    • #1731 in the World
    Pontifical Catholic University of Peru logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1917
  68. For Optical Engineering

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

    Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1928
  70. For Optical Engineering

    Michoacan University of Saint Nicholas of Hidalgo logo
    Founded
    1540
  71. For Optical Engineering

    University of La Frontera logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1981
  72. For Optical Engineering

    Federal University of Campina Grande logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2002