Best Universities for Political Science in Latin America

Below is the list of best universities in Latin America ranked based on their research performance in Political Science. A graph of 254K citations received by 75.5K academic papers made by 254 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 Political Science

    University of Sao Paulo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    96,364
    Founded
    1827
  2. For Political Science

    National Autonomous University of Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    360,883
    Founded
    1551
  3. For Political Science

    University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1962
  4. For Political Science

    State University of Campinas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1966
  5. For Political Science

    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    67,329
    Founded
    1920
  6. For Political Science

    University of Buenos Aires logo
    Enrollment
    262,932
    Founded
    1821
  7. For Political Science

    Federal University of Minas Gerais logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1927
  8. For Political Science

    University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1842
  9. For Political Science

    Sao Paulo State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1976
  10. For Political Science

    Pontifical Catholic University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1888
  11. For Political Science

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1934
  12. For Political Science

    National University of Colombia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1867
  13. For Political Science

    Federal University of Santa Catarina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1960
  14. For Political Science

    University of Antioquia logo
    Enrollment
    39,900
    Founded
    1803
  15. For Political Science

    University of the Andes, Colombia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    17,808
    Male:Female
    56:44
    Founded
    1949
  16. For Political Science

    University of the State of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1950
  17. For Political Science

    Metropolitan Autonomous University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1974
  18. For Political Science

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

    Federal University of Bahia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1946
  20. For Political Science

    Federal University of Parana logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1912
  21. For Political Science

    • #21 in Latin America
    • #1 in Jamaica
    • #442 in the World
    University of the West Indies, Mona logo
    Enrollment
    49,092
    Founded
    1948
  22. For Political Science

    Center for Research and Teaching in Economics logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1974
  23. For Political Science

    Pontifical Catholic University of Peru logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1917
  24. For Political Science

    University of Guadalajara logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1792
  25. For Political Science

    University of the Republic logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1833
  26. For Political Science

    Colegio de Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1940
  27. For Political Science

    National University of Cordoba logo
    Enrollment
    120,055
    Male:Female
    37:63
    Founded
    1613
  28. For Political Science

    Federal University of Sao Carlos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1968
  29. For Political Science

    Federal University of Sao Paulo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1933
  30. For Political Science

    National University of La Plata logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1905
  31. For Political Science

    Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1941
  32. For Political Science

    Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  33. For Political Science

    University of Costa Rica logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    30,436
    Founded
    1940
  34. For Political Science

    Federal University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  35. For Political Science

    Diego Portales University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1982
  36. For Political Science

    National Major San Marcos University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1551
  37. For Political Science

    Pontifical Javeriana University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1623
  38. For Political Science

    National Polytechnic Institute logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1936
  39. For Political Science

    El Rosario University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    11,450
    Founded
    1653
  40. For Political Science

    Monterrey Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    92,736
    Founded
    1943
  41. For Political Science

    Southern University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1954
  42. For Political Science

    Central University of Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1721
  43. For Political Science

    State University of Londrina logo
    Founded
    1970
  44. For Political Science

    Federal University of Paraiba logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  45. For Political Science

    Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1948
  46. For Political Science

    Federal University of Ceara logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1954
  47. For Political Science

    Autonomous University of the State of Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1956
  48. For Political Science

    University of the Valley logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1945
  49. For Political Science

    Federal University of Goias logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  50. For Political Science

    Federal University of Santa Maria logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  51. For Political Science

    Externado University of Colombia logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1886
  52. For Political Science

    University of Havana logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1728
  53. For Political Science

    Torcuato di Tella University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1991
  54. For Political Science

    Autonomus Institute of Technology of Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1946
  55. For Political Science

    Federal University of Pelotas logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  56. For Political Science

    University of Santiago de Chile logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  57. For Political Science

    Federal University of Para logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1957
  58. For Political Science

    Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  59. For Political Science

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1958
  60. For Political Science

    Autonomous University of Baja California logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1957
  61. For Political Science

    University of the Rio dos Sinos Valley logo
    Enrollment
    23,988
    Founded
    1969
  62. For Political Science

    Federal University of Vicosa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1922
  63. For Political Science

    Pontifical Catholic University of Parana logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1959
  64. For Political Science

    Northern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  65. For Political Science

    Nueva Granada Military University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1980
  66. For Political Science

    Federal University of Espirito Santo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    23,744
    Founded
    1954
  67. For Political Science

    State University of Maringa logo
    Founded
    1970
  68. For Political Science

    Ibero-American University, Mexico City logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1943
  69. For Political Science

    University of Veracruz logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1944
  70. For Political Science

    Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1933
  71. For Political Science

    University of Talca logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1981
  72. For Political Science

    University of Sonora logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1942
  73. For Political Science

    Autonomous University of Puebla logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1587
  74. For Political Science

    National University of Rosario logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1968
  75. For Political Science

    University of Zulia logo
    Founded
    1891
  76. For Political Science

    Federal University of Juiz de Fora logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  77. For Political Science

    Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1928
  78. For Political Science

    Federal University of ABC logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2005
  79. For Political Science

    University of Concepcion logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1920
  80. For Political Science

    Free University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1946
  81. For Political Science

    Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1910
  82. For Political Science

    National University of Quilmes logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  83. For Political Science

    Santa Catarina State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1965
  84. For Political Science

    Federal University of Uberlandia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1969
  85. For Political Science

    Autonomous University of Zacatecas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1959
  86. For Political Science

    Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1967
  87. For Political Science

    EAFIT University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1960
  88. For Political Science

    University of the East, Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  89. For Political Science

    Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1869
  90. For Political Science

    National University of the South logo
    Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1956
  91. For Political Science

    Federal University of Alagoas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1961
  92. For Political Science

    University of Las Americas, Puebla logo
    Founded
    1940
  93. For Political Science

    University of La Sabana logo
    Enrollment
    10,981
    Male:Female
    39:61
    Founded
    1980
  94. For Political Science

    University of San Andres logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1988
  95. For Political Science

    Federal University of Maranhao logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1966
  96. For Political Science

    University of La Salle logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1965
  97. For Political Science

    National Pedagogical University, Mexico logo
    Founded
    1978
  98. For Political Science

    Federal University of Sergipe logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  99. For Political Science

    Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  100. For Political Science

    Western Parana State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1994