Top 300 universities in Latin America: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University nameCountry & City
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
1 University of Sao Paulo Brazil
São Paulo
5%
2 National Autonomous University of Mexico Mexico
Mexico City
3 State University of Campinas Brazil
Campinas
5%
4 Sao Paulo State University Brazil
São Paulo
25%
5 Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Brazil
Porto Alegre
6 University of Chile Chile
Santiago
7 University of Buenos Aires Argentina
Buenos Aires
8 Federal University of Minas Gerais Brazil
Belo Horizonte
9 Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
5%
10 Federal University of Santa Catarina Brazil
Florianópolis
11 National University of Colombia Colombia
Bogotá
5%
12 University of Brasilia Brazil
Brasília
13 Federal University of Parana Brazil
Curitiba
14 National University of La Plata Argentina
La Plata
15 Fluminense Federal University Brazil
Niterói
25%
16 Federal University of Santa Maria Brazil
Santa Maria
17 Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Chile
Santiago
18 University of Costa Rica Costa Rica
San José
19 Autonomous University of the State of Mexico Mexico
Toluca
25%
20 Pontifical Javeriana University Colombia
Bogotá
55%
21 University of Antioquia Colombia
Medellín
22 Metropolitan Autonomous University Mexico
Mexico City
25%
23 University of Guadalajara Mexico
Guadalajara
35%
24 Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul Brazil
Porto Alegre
35%
25 Federal University of Vicosa Brazil
Viçosa
26 Federal University of Ceara Brazil
Fortaleza
27 Federal University of Bahia Brazil
Salvador
28 Federal University of Pernambuco Brazil
Recife
29 Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
35%
30 State University of Maringa Brazil
Maringá
31 Federal University of Sao Carlos Brazil
São Carlos
5%
32 Federal University of Uberlandia Brazil
Uberlândia
5%
33 National Polytechnic Institute Mexico
Mexico City
25%
34 Federal University of Goias Brazil
Goiânia
35 University of the State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
36 Federal University of Paraiba Brazil
João Pessoa
37 University of the Andes, Colombia Colombia
Bogotá
35%
38 State University of Londrina Brazil
Londrina
39 University of the Andes Venezuela
Merida
75%
40 Federal University of Lavras Brazil
Lavras
41 University of Veracruz Mexico
Xalapa
35%
42 University of Concepcion Chile
Concepción
43 El Rosario University Colombia
Bogotá
85%
44 National University of Cordoba Argentina
Córdoba
45 University of the Rio dos Sinos Valley Brazil
São Leopoldo
46 Northern University Colombia
Barranquilla
65%
47 Pontifical Catholic University of Parana Brazil
Curitiba
45%
48 Federal University of Technology - Parana Brazil
Curitiba
95%
49 Federal University of Sao Paulo Brazil
São Paulo
50 University of the Valley Colombia
Cali
51 Federal University of Para Brazil
Belém
52 National Major San Marcos University Peru
Lima
5%
53 Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
Natal
15%
54 Southern University of Chile Chile
Valdivia
55 Pontifical Catholic University of Peru Peru
Lima
56 Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo Brazil
São Paulo
57 Andres Bello Catholic University Venezuela
Caracas
58 Valle Private University Bolivia
Cochabamba
59 Salesian Polytechnic University Ecuador
Cuenca
60 Mackenzie Presbyterian University Brazil
São Paulo
61 Santa Catarina State University Brazil
Florianópolis
55%
62 Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Mexico
San Nicolás de Los Garza
35%
63 Federal University of Campina Grande Brazil
Campina Grande
64 Technological University of Pereira Colombia
Pereira
45%
65 Central University of Venezuela Venezuela
Caracas
66 Autonomous University of Baja California Mexico
Mexicali
75%
67 Federal University of Espirito Santo Brazil
Vitória
25%
68 ICESI University Colombia
Cali
5%
69 Francisco Jose de Caldas District University Colombia
Bogotá
70 Northeast National University Argentina
Corrientes
71 University of Santiago de Chile Chile
Santiago
25%
72 National University of Rosario Argentina
Rosario
73 Autonomous University of Puebla Mexico
Puebla
35%
74 Federal University of Pelotas Brazil
Pelotas
75 University of La Sabana Colombia
Chía
76 Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Seropedica
25%
77 Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela Venezuela
Caracas
78 Industrial University of Santander Colombia
Bucaramanga
5%
79 Colegio de Mexico Mexico
Mexico City
5%
80 National Technological University Argentina
Buenos Aires
81 National University of Mar del Plata Argentina
Mar del Plata
82 Pontificia Bolivariana University Colombia
Medellín
83 EAFIT University Colombia
Medellín
65%
84 University of Las Americas, Puebla Mexico
San Andrés Cholula
85 Bolivian Private University, Cochabamba Bolivia
Cochabamba
65%
86 National University, Costa Rica Costa Rica
Heredia
75%
87 University of the Valley of Itajai Brazil
Itajaí
85%
88 Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso Chile
Valparaíso
89 National University of Litoral Argentina
Santa Fe
90 University of Caldas Colombia
Manizales
91 State University of Ponta Grossa Brazil
Ponta Grossa
92 University of Talca Chile
Talca
93 University of Havana Cuba
Havana
94 Federal University of Juiz de Fora Brazil
Juiz de Fora
95 Western Parana State University Brazil
Cascavel
25%
96 University of Guanajuato Mexico
Guanajuato
97 ESPOL Polytechnic University Ecuador
Guayaquil
35%
98 Monterrey Institute of Technology Mexico
Monterrey
55%
99 Federal University of Ouro Preto Brazil
Ouro Preto
55%
100 Federal University of Amazonas Brazil
Manaus
45%
101 University of Caxias do Sul Brazil
Caxias do Sul
75%
102 University of Bio Bio Chile
Concepción
103 Externado University of Colombia Colombia
Bogotá
104 University of Palermo, Argentina Argentina
Buenos Aires
105 Federal University of Mato Grosso Brazil
Cuiabá
106 Autonomous University of Yucatan Mexico
Mérida
107 Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul Brazil
Campo Grande
108 National University of Central Buenos Aires Province Argentina
Tandil
109 University of Cauca Colombia
Popayán
110 Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais Brazil
Belo Horizonte
111 Federal Foundation University of Rio Grande Brazil
Rio Grande
112 Federal Rural University of Pernambuco Brazil
Recife
113 University of Colima Mexico
Colima
85%
114 Alberto Hurtado University Chile
Santiago
115 San Francisco de Quito University Ecuador
Quito
55%
116 Federal Rural University of the Semiarid Region Brazil
Mossoró
15%
117 Federal University of Maranhao Brazil
São Luís
118 Michoacan University of Saint Nicholas of Hidalgo Mexico
Morelia
119 University of South Santa Catarina Brazil
Tubarão
120 National University of the South Argentina
Bahía Blanca
121 Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador Ecuador
Quito
122 Nove de Julho University Brazil
São Paulo
123 University of Passo Fundo Brazil
Passo Fundo
95%
124 Catholic University of Brasilia Brazil
Brasília
125 University of Fortaleza Brazil
Fortaleza
126 Center for Research and Teaching in Economics Mexico
Mexico City
127 University of Carabobo Venezuela
Valencia
128 Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina Argentina
Buenos Aires
55%
129 Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi Mexico
San Luis Potosí
45%
130 Federal University of Sao Joao del-Rei Brazil
São Joao del Rei
15%
131 University of Valparaiso Chile
Valparaíso
132 Rio de Janeiro State Federal University Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
133 Diego Portales University Chile
Santiago
134 National University of San Luis Argentina
San Luis
135 Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia Colombia
Tunja
25%
136 Federal University of Alagoas Brazil
Maceio
137 Federal University of Sergipe Brazil
São Cristóvão
138 Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas Brazil
Campinas
139 National Polytechnic School, Ecuador Ecuador
Quito
25%
140 Regional University of Blumenau Brazil
Blumenau
141 Autonomus Institute of Technology of Mexico Mexico
Mexico City
142 Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education Mexico
Tlaquepaque
65%
143 Catholic University of the North Chile
Antofagasta
144 University of La Frontera Chile
Temuco
145 Marta Abreu University of Las Villas Cuba
Santa Clara
146 University of the East - Cuba Cuba
Santiago de Cuba
147 Estacio de Sa University Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
148 Federal University of Piaui Brazil
Teresina
149 Methodist University of Sao Paulo Brazil
São Bernardo do Campo
150 Federal University of Tocantins Brazil
Palmas
151 Technical University of Loja Ecuador
Loja
65%
152 Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez Mexico
Ciudad Juárez
153 Federal University of ABC Brazil
Santo André
5%
154 National Pedagogical University - Bogota Colombia
Bogotá
155 State University of North Fluminense Brazil
Campos dos Goytacazes
156 State University of Ceara Brazil
Fortaleza
157 University of Zulia Venezuela
Maracaibo
158 National University of Quilmes Argentina
Quilmes
159 Federal University of Grande Dourados Brazil
Dourados
160 Federico Santa Maria Technical University Chile
Valparaíso
161 University of Medellin Colombia
Medellín
162 State University of the Central West Brazil
Guarapuava
163 Federal University of Triangulo Mineiro Brazil
Uberaba
164 University of Santa Cruz do Sul Brazil
Santa Cruz do Sul
165 National University of Tucuman Argentina
San Miguel de Tucumán
166 Feevale University Brazil
Novo Hamburgo
167 National University of Rio Cuarto Argentina
Río Cuarto
168 Federal University of Itajuba Brazil
Itajubá
35%
169 State University of Santa Cruz Brazil
Ilhéus
170 Technological University of Habana Jose Antonio Echeverria Cuba
Havana
171 Autonomous University of Queretaro Mexico
Querétaro
172 Regional University of Northwestern Rio Grande do Sul State Brazil
Ijuí
173 University of Tarapaca Chile
Arica
174 Chapingo Autonomous University Mexico
Texcoco
175 Bahia State University Brazil
Salvador
5%
176 University of Manizales Colombia
Manizales
75%
177 Lisandro Alvarado Central Western University Venezuela
Barquisimeto
178 Panamerican University Mexico
Mexico City
179 University of Cuenca Ecuador
Cuenca
55%
180 State University of Paraiba Brazil
Campina Grande
181 Agrarian National University Peru
Lima
182 National University of La Pampa Argentina
Santa Rosa
183 National University of Asuncion Paraguay
Asunción
184 Equinox University of Technology, Quito Ecuador
Quito
185 Adolfo Ibanez University Chile
Viña del Mar
186 CES University Colombia
Medellín
187 Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Bogota Colombia
Bogotá
35%
188 Technical University of Ambato Ecuador
Ambato
189 University of the Extreme South of Santa Catarina Brazil
Criciúma
75%
190 Autonomous University of the State of Morelos Mexico
Cuernavaca
191 University of Taquari Valley Brazil
Lajeado
192 National University of San Juan Argentina
San Juan
193 University of Los Lagos Chile
Osorno
194 Autonomous University of Tamaulipas Mexico
Ciudad Victoria
195 National University of Engineering, Peru Peru
Lima
5%
196 University of the Pacific - Peru Peru
Lima
5%
197 National University of San Martin, Argentina Argentina
San Martín
198 University of West Santa Catarina Brazil
Joaçaba
199 Catholic University of Colombia Colombia
Bogotá
65%
200 Ibero-American University, Mexico City Mexico
Mexico City
75%
201 Francisco Marroquin University Guatemala
Guatemala City
202 State University of Feira de Santana Brazil
Feira de Santana
203 University of Narino Colombia
Pasto
204 National University of Comahue Argentina
Neuquén
205 University of Guayaquil Ecuador
Guayaquil
206 Peruvian University of Applied Sciences Peru
Lima
207 University for Development Chile
Santiago
208 Autonomous University of Aguascalientes Mexico
Aguascalientes
209 Federal University of Pampa Brazil
Bagé
210 University of Information Sciences Cuba
Havana
211 Andres Bello University Chile
Santiago
212 Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco University Mexico
Villahermosa
65%
213 University of Cartagena Colombia
Cartagena
214 Paranaense University Brazil
Umuarama
215 Autonomous University of Chihuahua Mexico
Chihuahua
216 State University of Goias Brazil
Anápolis
217 Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil Ecuador
Guayaquil
75%
218 Paulista University Brazil
São Paulo
219 Anahuac University of North Mexico Mexico
Huixquilucan
65%
220 Autonomous University of Bucaramanga Colombia
Bucaramanga
55%
221 University Institute of the Italian Hospital Argentina
Buenos Aires
45%
222 Santo Tomas University Colombia
Bogotá
223 University of the East, Venezuela Venezuela
Cumaná
224 State University of Southwest Bahia Brazil
Vitória da Conquista
225 Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo Mexico
Pachuca
226 National University of Salta Argentina
Salta
227 Mato Grosso State University Brazil
Cáceres
228 University of Cienfuegos Cuba
Cienfuegos
229 Hermanos Saiz Montes de Oca University of Pinar del Rio Cuba
Pinar del Río
230 University of San Andres Argentina
Victoria
231 Lutheran University of Brazil Brazil
Canoas
232 School of Technology of Chimborazo, Riobamba Ecuador
Riobamba
233 State University of Mato Grosso do Sul Brazil
Dourados
234 Tiradentes University Brazil
Aracaju
235 Central University of Ecuador, Quito Ecuador
Quito
236 Torcuato di Tella University Argentina
Buenos Aires
45%
237 National University of General Sarmiento Argentina
Los Polvorines
238 University of La Salle Colombia
Bogotá
239 University of Paraiba Valley Brazil
São José dos Campos
35%
240 University of Azuay Ecuador
Cuenca
65%
241 Federal University of Reconcavo da Bahia Brazil
Cruz das Almas
242 Catholic University of Temuco Chile
Temuco
243 Konrad Lorenz University Foundation Colombia
Bogotá
244 Catholic University of Pernambuco Brazil
Recife
245 University of Tolima Colombia
Ibague
75%
246 Nueva Granada Military University Colombia
Bogotá
65%
247 Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences Argentina
Buenos Aires
248 University of Lima Peru
Lima
249 Rafael Belloso Chacin University Venezuela
Maracaibo
250 University of Taubate Brazil
Taubaté
251 Simon Bolivar Andean University, Ecuador Ecuador
Quito
55%
252 Federal University of Roraima Brazil
Boa Vista
253 Regional Community University of Chapeco Brazil
Chapecó
55%
254 University of the French West Indies Guadeloupe
Pointe-à-Pitre
255 Minuto de Dios University Corporation Colombia
Bogotá
256 The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Trinidad and Tobago
St. Augustine
257 Technical University of Manabi Ecuador
Portoviejo
258 Rafael Landivar University Guatemala
Guatemala City
259 Central University, Colombia Colombia
Bogotá
260 National University of Santiago del Estero Argentina
Santiago del Estero
261 School of Engineering of Antioquia Colombia
Envigado
262 Federal University of Vale do Sao Francisco Brazil
Petrolina
263 Costa Rica Institute of Technology Costa Rica
Cártago
5%
264 University of Quindio Colombia
Armenia
265 Catholic University of the Holy Conception Chile
Concepción
266 University of Pamplona Colombia
Pamplona
267 Salvador University Brazil
Salvador
268 Catholic University of Uruguay Uruguay
Montevideo
269 University of the Andes, Chile Chile
Santiago
270 Central University of Chile Chile
Santiago
271 Federal University of Alfenas Brazil
Alfenas
15%
272 University of the State of Amazonas Brazil
Manaus
273 University of Cordoba, Colombia Colombia
Montería
274 University of San Martin de Porres Peru
Lima
275 Anhanguera University Brazil
São Paulo
276 University of Belgrano Argentina
Buenos Aires
277 Autonomous University of the West Colombia
Cali
278 Catholic University Foundation of the North Colombia
Santa Rosa de Osos
279 St. George's University Grenada
Grenada
280 Federal University of Fronteira Sul Brazil
Chapecó
281 Technical University of Machala Ecuador
Machala
282 Federal University of Rondonia Brazil
Porto Velho
5%
283 National University of Entre Rios Argentina
Concepción del Uruguay
284 Metropolitan Institute of Technology Colombia
Medellín
285 Catholic University of the Maule Chile
Talca
286 Autonomous University of Chile Chile
Temuco
287 Austral University Argentina
Buenos Aires
45%
288 Federal University of the Valleys of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Brazil
Diamantina
75%
289 University of Magallanes Chile
Punta Arenas
290 National Institute of Agricultural Sciences Cuba
San José de las Lajas
291 University of Monterrey Mexico
San Pedro Garza García
292 University of La Serena Chile
La Serena
293 State University of Montes Claros Brazil
Montes Claros
294 National University of Misiones Argentina
Posadas
85%
295 University of San Buenaventura Colombia
Bogotá
296 ORT Uruguay University Uruguay
Montevideo
297 University of Holguin Cuba
Holguin
298 Technological University of Panama Panama
Panama City
5%
299 FUMEC University Brazil
Belo Horizonte
300 Anhembi Morumbi University Brazil
São Paulo