Best Universities for Sociology in Latin America

Below is the list of best universities in Latin America ranked based on their research performance in Sociology. A graph of 419K citations received by 82.5K academic papers made by 246 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 Sociology

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

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

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1934
  4. For Sociology

    Federal University of Santa Catarina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1960
  5. For Sociology

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

    Federal University of Minas Gerais logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1927
  7. For Sociology

    University of Brasilia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1962
  8. For Sociology

    Sao Paulo State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1976
  9. For Sociology

    National Autonomous University of Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    360,883
    Founded
    1551
  10. For Sociology

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

    Federal University of Bahia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1946
  12. For Sociology

    University of Buenos Aires logo
    Enrollment
    262,932
    Founded
    1821
  13. For Sociology

    University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1842
  14. For Sociology

    Fluminense Federal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1960
  15. For Sociology

    Federal University of Parana logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1912
  16. For Sociology

    Federal University of Sao Carlos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1968
  17. For Sociology

    National Polytechnic Institute logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1936
  18. For Sociology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  19. For Sociology

    • #19 in Latin America
    • #1 in Jamaica
    • #436 in the World
    University of the West Indies, Mona logo
    Enrollment
    49,092
    Founded
    1948
  20. For Sociology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1888
  21. For Sociology

    National University of Colombia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1867
  22. For Sociology

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

    Federal University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1946
  24. For Sociology

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

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

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

    Metropolitan Autonomous University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1974
  28. For Sociology

    Federal University of Ceara logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1954
  29. For Sociology

    Federal University of Santa Maria logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  30. For Sociology

    University of Antioquia logo
    Enrollment
    39,900
    Founded
    1803
  31. For Sociology

    Federal University of Paraiba logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  32. For Sociology

    Federal University of Espirito Santo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    23,744
    Founded
    1954
  33. For Sociology

    Pontifical Javeriana University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1623
  34. For Sociology

    Federal University of Goias logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  35. For Sociology

    University of Guadalajara logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1792
  36. For Sociology

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

    Federal University of Sao Paulo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1933
  38. For Sociology

    Southern University of Chile logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1954
  39. For Sociology

    National University of La Plata logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1905
  40. For Sociology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  41. For Sociology

    University of Costa Rica logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    30,436
    Founded
    1940
  42. For Sociology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Peru logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1917
  43. For Sociology

    Monterrey Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    92,736
    Founded
    1943
  44. For Sociology

    University of the Valley logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1945
  45. For Sociology

    State University of Londrina logo
    Founded
    1970
  46. For Sociology

    University of the Republic logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1833
  47. For Sociology

    State University of Ponta Grossa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1970
  48. For Sociology

    Federal University of Para logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1957
  49. For Sociology

    State University of Maringa logo
    Founded
    1970
  50. For Sociology

    Federal University of Pelotas logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  51. For Sociology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Parana logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1959
  52. For Sociology

    Central University of Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1721
  53. For Sociology

    Diego Portales University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1982
  54. For Sociology

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

    Federal University of Uberlandia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1969
  56. For Sociology

    National University of Cordoba logo
    Enrollment
    120,055
    Male:Female
    37:63
    Founded
    1613
  57. For Sociology

    University of the East, Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  58. For Sociology

    Autonomous University of the State of Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1956
  59. For Sociology

    Federal University of Sergipe logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  60. For Sociology

    National Pedagogical University, Mexico logo
    Founded
    1978
  61. For Sociology

    Mackenzie Presbyterian University logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1952
  62. For Sociology

    EAFIT University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1960
  63. For Sociology

    Colegio de Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1940
  64. For Sociology

    University of La Sabana logo
    Enrollment
    10,981
    Male:Female
    39:61
    Founded
    1980
  65. For Sociology

    Federal University of Vicosa logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1922
  66. For Sociology

    Federal University of Juiz de Fora logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1960
  67. For Sociology

    Francisco Jose de Caldas District University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1950
  68. For Sociology

    El Rosario University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    11,450
    Founded
    1653
  69. For Sociology

    National Major San Marcos University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1551
  70. For Sociology

    University of Havana logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1728
  71. For Sociology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1928
  72. For Sociology

    State University of Ceara logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1975
  73. For Sociology

    University of Veracruz logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1944
  74. For Sociology

    Autonomous University of Puebla logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1587
  75. For Sociology

    Federal University of Mato Grosso logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1970
  76. For Sociology

    University of Santiago de Chile logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  77. For Sociology

    University of Zulia logo
    Founded
    1891
  78. For Sociology

    Federal University of Piaui logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1973
  79. For Sociology

    University of Caxias do Sul logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1967
  80. For Sociology

    Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1941
  81. For Sociology

    University of Passo Fundo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1968
  82. For Sociology

    Federal University of Alagoas logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1961
  83. For Sociology

    Ibero-American University, Mexico City logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1943
  84. For Sociology

    University of Fortaleza logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1973
  85. For Sociology

    Center for Research and Teaching in Economics logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1974
  86. For Sociology

    University of Holguin logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1973
  87. For Sociology

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

    University of Concepcion logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1920
  89. For Sociology

    Federal University of Ouro Preto logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  90. For Sociology

    State University of Feira de Santana logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1976
  91. For Sociology

    Rio de Janeiro State Federal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  92. For Sociology

    National University of Quilmes logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  93. For Sociology

    Federal Rural University of Pernambuco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1912
  94. For Sociology

    Northern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  95. For Sociology

    Libertador Experimental Pedagogical University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1983
  96. For Sociology

    Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1933
  97. For Sociology

    Santo Tomas University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    86%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1580
  98. For Sociology

    National University of Mar del Plata logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1975
  99. For Sociology

    Catholic University of Temuco logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1959
  100. For Sociology

    Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969