List of 100 best universities in Latin America

We ranked 100 best universities in Latin America based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 32.9M citations received by 3.07M publications made by 1,756 universities in Latin America, measured the popularity of 5,052 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Latin America
#1 in Brazil
#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
96,364
Founded
1827
#2 in Latin America
#1 in Mexico
#88 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
360,883
Founded
1551
#3 in Latin America
#2 in Brazil
#222 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
67,329
Founded
1920
#4 in Latin America
#1 in Chile
#234 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1842
#5 in Latin America
#3 in Brazil
#246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1966
#6 in Latin America
#4 in Brazil
#255 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1934
#7 in Latin America
#1 in Argentina
#303 in the World
Enrollment
262,932
Founded
1821
#8 in Latin America
#5 in Brazil
#330 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1927
#9 in Latin America
#6 in Brazil
#355 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1976
#10 in Latin America
#2 in Chile
#404 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1888
#11 in Latin America
#7 in Brazil
#421 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1960
#12 in Latin America
#8 in Brazil
#463 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1962
#13 in Latin America
#9 in Brazil
#484 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1912
#14 in Latin America
#1 in Colombia
#488 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1867
#15 in Latin America
#2 in Mexico
#508 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1936
#16 in Latin America
#2 in Argentina
#548 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1905
#17 in Latin America
#2 in Colombia
#584 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
17,808
Male:Female
56:44
Founded
1949
#18 in Latin America
#10 in Brazil
#640 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1946
#19 in Latin America
#11 in Brazil
#642 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1950
#20 in Latin America
#12 in Brazil
#664 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1946
#21 in Latin America
#13 in Brazil
#669 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1933
#22 in Latin America
#14 in Brazil
#686 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1960
#23 in Latin America
#3 in Argentina
#691 in the World
Enrollment
120,055
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1613
#24 in Latin America
#15 in Brazil
#693 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1941
#25 in Latin America
#1 in Jamaica
#709 in the World
Enrollment
49,092
Founded
1948
#26 in Latin America
#740 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
30,436
Founded
1940
#27 in Latin America
#16 in Brazil
#769 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954
#28 in Latin America
#3 in Colombia
#785 in the World
Enrollment
39,900
Founded
1803
#29 in Latin America
#3 in Mexico
#796 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1974
#30 in Latin America
#17 in Brazil
#819 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1948
#31 in Latin America
#4 in Mexico
#830 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
92,736
Founded
1943
#32 in Latin America
#18 in Brazil
#838 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960
#33 in Latin America
#3 in Chile
#844 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1920
#34 in Latin America
#5 in Mexico
#873 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1792
#35 in Latin America
#19 in Brazil
#880 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1968
#36 in Latin America
#20 in Brazil
#881 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955
#37 in Latin America
#4 in Colombia
#883 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1623
#38 in Latin America
#21 in Brazil
#895 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1958
#39 in Latin America
#22 in Brazil
#899 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960
#40 in Latin America
#1 in Peru
#952 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1917
#41 in Latin America
#23 in Brazil
#996 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1922
#42 in Latin America
#6 in Mexico
#1027 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1933
#43 in Latin America
#24 in Brazil
#1044 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1957
#44 in Latin America
#25 in Brazil
#1048 in the World
Founded
1970
#45 in Latin America
#1 in Venezuela
#1059 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1721
#46 in Latin America
#26 in Brazil
#1085 in the World
Founded
1970
#47 in Latin America
#27 in Brazil
#1107 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1969
#48 in Latin America
#28 in Brazil
#1133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1959
#49 in Latin America
#2 in Peru
#1136 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1551
#50 in Latin America
#29 in Brazil
#1141 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960
#51 in Latin America
#4 in Chile
#1142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849
#52 in Latin America
#30 in Brazil
#1162 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,744
Founded
1954
#53 in Latin America
#1 in Ecuador
#1173 in the World
Founded
1994
#54 in Latin America
#5 in Colombia
#1189 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1945
#55 in Latin America
#31 in Brazil
#1221 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1946
#56 in Latin America
#4 in Argentina
#1224 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1968
#57 in Latin America
#7 in Mexico
#1229 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1587
#58 in Latin America
#32 in Brazil
#1256 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1969
#59 in Latin America
#33 in Brazil
#1264 in the World
Enrollment
23,988
Founded
1969
#60 in Latin America
#1 in Uruguay
#1280 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1833
#61 in Latin America
#5 in Chile
#1285 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954
#62 in Latin America
#6 in Colombia
#1339 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
11,450
Founded
1653
#63 in Latin America
#8 in Mexico
#1363 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1944
#64 in Latin America
#9 in Mexico
#1386 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1956
#65 in Latin America
#1 in Cuba
#1390 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1728
#66 in Latin America
#6 in Chile
#1403 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1932
#67 in Latin America
#34 in Brazil
#1437 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1964
#68 in Latin America
#35 in Brazil
#1458 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1952
#69 in Latin America
#5 in Argentina
#1463 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1919
#70 in Latin America
#7 in Chile
#1524 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1928
#71 in Latin America
#36 in Brazil
#1551 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1958
#72 in Latin America
#37 in Brazil
#1554 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1970
#73 in Latin America
#38 in Brazil
#1556 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005
#74 in Latin America
#39 in Brazil
#1564 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963
#75 in Latin America
#10 in Mexico
#1570 in the World
Enrollment
23,155
Founded
1945
#76 in Latin America
#40 in Brazil
#1572 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1909
#77 in Latin America
#11 in Mexico
#1573 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1957
#78 in Latin America
#8 in Chile
#1628 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1988
#79 in Latin America
#7 in Colombia
#1629 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1937
#80 in Latin America
#9 in Chile
#1634 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981
#81 in Latin America
#10 in Chile
#1640 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1982
#83 in Latin America
#41 in Brazil
#1648 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1961
#84 in Latin America
#42 in Brazil
#1667 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1966
#85 in Latin America
#6 in Argentina
#1685 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1975
#86 in Latin America
#13 in Mexico
#1713 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1859
#87 in Latin America
#14 in Mexico
#1722 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1943
#88 in Latin America
#8 in Colombia
#1740 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1960
#89 in Latin America
#7 in Argentina
#1741 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1959
#90 in Latin America
#8 in Argentina
#1750 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1986
#91 in Latin America
#43 in Brazil
#1752 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964
#92 in Latin America
#44 in Brazil
#1760 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1973
#93 in Latin America
#15 in Mexico
#1761 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1940
#94 in Latin America
#9 in Argentina
#1774 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1974
#95 in Latin America
#45 in Brazil
#1778 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1969
#96 in Latin America
#10 in Argentina
#1793 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1939
#97 in Latin America
#11 in Chile
#1804 in the World
Enrollment
16,544
Founded
1990
#98 in Latin America
#46 in Brazil
#1806 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1969
#99 in Latin America
#11 in Argentina
#1807 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1956
#100 in Latin America
#9 in Colombia
#1808 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966