53 Best universities for Public Policy / Administration in Brazil

Below is the list of best universities in Brazil ranked based on their research performance in Public Policy / Administration. A graph of 69.5K citations received by 9.26K academic papers made by 53 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 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. University of Sao Paulo

For Public Policy / Administration

#43 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
97,964
Founded
1827

2. University of Brasilia

For Public Policy / Administration

#105 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1962

3. State University of Campinas

For Public Policy / Administration

#160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1966

4. Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

For Public Policy / Administration

#168 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1934

5. Federal University of Minas Gerais

For Public Policy / Administration

#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1927

6. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

For Public Policy / Administration

#176 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
67,329
Founded
1920

7. Federal University of Bahia

For Public Policy / Administration

#191 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1946

8. Sao Paulo State University

For Public Policy / Administration

#195 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1976

9. Federal University of Santa Catarina

For Public Policy / Administration

#228 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1960

10. University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

For Public Policy / Administration

#235 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1950

11. Fluminense Federal University

For Public Policy / Administration

#256 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1960

12. Federal University of Parana

For Public Policy / Administration

#315 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1912

13. Federal University of Sao Paulo

For Public Policy / Administration

#407 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1933

14. Federal University of Pernambuco

For Public Policy / Administration

#441 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1946

15. Federal University of Sao Carlos

For Public Policy / Administration

#451 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1968

16. Federal University of Para

For Public Policy / Administration

#458 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1957

17. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

For Public Policy / Administration

#515 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1941

18. Federal University of Ceara

For Public Policy / Administration

#532 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954

19. Federal University of Paraiba

For Public Policy / Administration

#536 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

20. Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo

For Public Policy / Administration

#553 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1946

21. Federal University of Goias

For Public Policy / Administration

#570 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

22. Federal University of Santa Maria

For Public Policy / Administration

#573 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

23. Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte

For Public Policy / Administration

#580 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1958

24. Pontifical Catholic University of Parana

For Public Policy / Administration

#589 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1959

25. Federal University of Vicosa

For Public Policy / Administration

#612 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1922

26. Federal University of Pelotas

For Public Policy / Administration

#614 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1969

27. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

For Public Policy / Administration

#622 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1948

28. Federal University of Espirito Santo

For Public Policy / Administration

#648 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,744
Founded
1954

29. Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais

For Public Policy / Administration

#685 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1958

30. State University of Maringa

For Public Policy / Administration

#687 in the World
Founded
1970

31. Federal University of Piaui

For Public Policy / Administration

#697 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1973

32. University of the Rio dos Sinos Valley

For Public Policy / Administration

#729 in the World
Enrollment
23,988
Founded
1969

33. Federal University of Juiz de Fora

For Public Policy / Administration

#741 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

34. University of Santa Cruz do Sul

For Public Policy / Administration

#763 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1993

35. Western Parana State University

For Public Policy / Administration

#767 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1994

36. Rio de Janeiro State Federal University

For Public Policy / Administration

#776 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1969

37. Federal University of Uberlandia

For Public Policy / Administration

#793 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1969

38. State University of Londrina

For Public Policy / Administration

#805 in the World
Founded
1970

39. Santa Catarina State University

For Public Policy / Administration

#839 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965

40. Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro

For Public Policy / Administration

#865 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1910

41. Catholic University of Brasilia

For Public Policy / Administration

#868 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1974

42. Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul

For Public Policy / Administration

#909 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1969

43. Federal University of ABC

For Public Policy / Administration

#923 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

44. Federal University of Sergipe

For Public Policy / Administration

#929 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

45. Federal University of Mato Grosso

For Public Policy / Administration

#939 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1970

46. Federal University of Campina Grande

For Public Policy / Administration

#955 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2002

47. Federal University of Amazonas

For Public Policy / Administration

#959 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1909

48. University of Fortaleza

For Public Policy / Administration

#966 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1973

49. State University of Ceara

For Public Policy / Administration

#970 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1975

50. Mackenzie Presbyterian University

For Public Policy / Administration

#976 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1952

51. Federal University of Grande Dourados

For Public Policy / Administration

#986 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
2005

52. Federal University of Alagoas

For Public Policy / Administration

#1008 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1961

53. Estacio de Sa University

For Public Policy / Administration

#1009 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

The best cities to study Public Policy / Administration in Brazil based on the number of universities and their ranks are Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Campinas, and Porto Alegre.