5 Best universities for Engineering in Rio de Janeiro

Below is the list of best universities in Rio de Janeiro ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 235K citations received by 14.5K academic papers made by 5 universities in Rio de Janeiro 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. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

For Engineering

#3 in Brazil
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
67,329
Founded
1920

2. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

For Engineering

#11 in Brazil
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1941

3. University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

For Engineering

#21 in Brazil
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1950

4. Estacio de Sa University

For Engineering

#56 in Brazil
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

5. Rio de Janeiro State Federal University

For Engineering

#78 in Brazil
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1969

Universities for Engineering near Rio de Janeiro

Distance, km
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University
Country rank
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City
8 Fluminense Federal University 15
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Niteroi
127 Federal University of Juiz de Fora 31
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Juiz de Fora
225 Federal University of Sao Joao del-Rei 43
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Sao Joao del-Rei
238 Federal University of Itajuba 25
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Itajuba
241 Federal University of Vicosa 23
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Vicosa
264 Federal University of Lavras 46
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Lavras
282 Federal University of Ouro Preto 40
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Ouro Preto
344 Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais 48
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Belo Horizonte
347 Federal University of Minas Gerais 6
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Belo Horizonte
350 Federal University of ABC 24
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Santo Andre