100 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Brazil

Below is the list of best universities in Brazil ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 1.93M citations received by 200K academic papers made by 120 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 Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Sao Paulo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    96,364
    Founded
    1827
  2. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Campinas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1966
  3. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1934
  4. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Minas Gerais logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1927
  5. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    67,329
    Founded
    1920
  6. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Sao Paulo State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1976
  7. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Santa Catarina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1960
  8. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1962
  9. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Sao Paulo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1933
  10. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of the State of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1950
  11. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Pelotas logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  12. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Bahia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1946
  13. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Parana logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1912
  14. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Fluminense Federal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1960
  15. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  16. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Sao Carlos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1968
  17. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Ceara logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1954
  18. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1948
  19. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Goias logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  20. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Londrina logo
    Founded
    1970
  21. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Santa Maria logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  22. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  23. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1958
  24. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Paraiba logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  25. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1941
  26. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Vicosa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1922
  27. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of the Rio dos Sinos Valley logo
    Enrollment
    23,988
    Founded
    1969
  28. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Espirito Santo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    23,744
    Founded
    1954
  29. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Para logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1957
  30. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Maringa logo
    Founded
    1970
  31. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Pontifical Catholic University of Parana logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1959
  32. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Juiz de Fora logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  33. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  34. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Uberlandia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1969
  35. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Santa Catarina State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1965
  36. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Sergipe logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  37. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Maranhao logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1966
  38. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Alagoas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1961
  39. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Mato Grosso logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1970
  40. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Ponta Grossa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1970
  41. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Mackenzie Presbyterian University logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1952
  42. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Piaui logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1973
  43. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1941
  44. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Rio de Janeiro State Federal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  45. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1990
  46. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal Rural University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1912
  47. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Catholic University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1974
  48. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  49. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Ceara logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1975
  50. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1910
  51. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Ouro Preto logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  52. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Caxias do Sul logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1967
  53. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Lutheran University of Brazil logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1972
  54. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Catholic University of Pelotas logo
    Founded
    1960
  55. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Feira de Santana logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1976
  56. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Amazonas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1909
  57. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Fortaleza logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1973
  58. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Lavras logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1908
  59. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Passo Fundo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1968
  60. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Estacio de Sa University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1970
  61. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Western Parana State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1994
  62. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Paraiba logo
    Founded
    1966
  63. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of ABC logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2005
  64. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Pontifical Catholic University of Goias logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1959
  65. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Southwest Bahia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Founded
    1980
  66. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Campina Grande logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2002
  67. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Methodist University of Sao Paulo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Founded
    1970
  68. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Santa Cruz logo
    Acceptance Rate
    48%
    Founded
    1972
  69. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Sao Joao del-Rei logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    12,446
    Founded
    1987
  70. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Sao Francisco University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Founded
    1976
  71. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Feevale University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  72. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Grande Dourados logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    2005
  73. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Rondonia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1982
  74. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Tocantins logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2000
  75. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of the Extreme South of Santa Catarina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1968
  76. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Santa Cruz do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1993
  77. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Pampa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2006
  78. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Health Sciences, Porto Alegre logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1953
  79. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Alfenas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1914
  80. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Taubate logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1974
  81. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Reconcavo da Bahia logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2005
  82. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Positivo University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1988
  83. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Itajuba logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1913
  84. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Acre logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1964
  85. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Catholic University of Santos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Founded
    1986
  86. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nove de Julho University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1972
  87. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Vale do Sao Francisco logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    2002
  88. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Catholic University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1951
  89. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Montes Claros logo
    Founded
    1962
  90. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    State University of Piaui logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1988
  91. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Catholic University Dom Bosco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1961
  92. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Sao Judas Tadeu University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1971
  93. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Minas Gerais State University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  94. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Mogi das Cruzes logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1962
  95. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Technology - Parana logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1909
  96. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Taquari Valley logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  97. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Roraima logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1989
  98. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Western Para logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1970
  99. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal Foundation University of Rio Grande logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1969
  100. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Catholic University of Petropolis logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Founded
    1953

The best cities to study Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Brazil based on the number of universities and their ranks are Sao Paulo, Campinas, Porto Alegre, and Belo Horizonte.