Best Medical Schools in Latin America

Below is the list of best universities in Latin America ranked based on their research performance in Medicine. A graph of 7.77M citations received by 435K academic papers made by 334 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 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.

For Medicine

#1 in Latin America
#1 in Brazil
#32 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
97,964
Founded
1827

For Medicine

#2 in Latin America
#2 in Brazil
#186 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1933

For Medicine

#3 in Latin America
#3 in Brazil
#228 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1966

For Medicine

#4 in Latin America
#4 in Brazil
#246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1976

For Medicine

#5 in Latin America
#5 in Brazil
#251 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1927

For Medicine

#6 in Latin America
#6 in Brazil
#257 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1934

For Medicine

#7 in Latin America
#7 in Brazil
#295 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
67,329
Founded
1920

For Medicine

#8 in Latin America
#1 in Mexico
#350 in the World
Enrollment
360,883
Founded
1551

For Medicine

#9 in Latin America
#1 in Chile
#354 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1842

For Medicine

#10 in Latin America
#1 in Argentina
#446 in the World
Enrollment
262,932
Founded
1821

For Medicine

#11 in Latin America
#8 in Brazil
#470 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1960

For Medicine

#12 in Latin America
#1 in Jamaica
#508 in the World
Enrollment
49,092
Founded
1948

For Medicine

#13 in Latin America
#2 in Chile
#520 in the World
Enrollment
33,971
Founded
1888

For Medicine

#14 in Latin America
#9 in Brazil
#537 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1969

For Medicine

#15 in Latin America
#10 in Brazil
#566 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1946

For Medicine

#16 in Latin America
#11 in Brazil
#569 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1912

For Medicine

#17 in Latin America
#12 in Brazil
#577 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1950

For Medicine

#18 in Latin America
#13 in Brazil
#589 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1962

For Medicine

#19 in Latin America
#14 in Brazil
#597 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Medicine

#20 in Latin America
#15 in Brazil
#598 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954

For Medicine

#21 in Latin America
#16 in Brazil
#660 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1960

For Medicine

#22 in Latin America
#1 in Colombia
#679 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1803

For Medicine

#23 in Latin America
#2 in Mexico
#683 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1936

For Medicine

#24 in Latin America
#17 in Brazil
#703 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1946

For Medicine

#25 in Latin America
#18 in Brazil
#721 in the World
Founded
1970

For Medicine

#26 in Latin America
#19 in Brazil
#735 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1948

For Medicine

#27 in Latin America
#20 in Brazil
#752 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Medicine

#28 in Latin America
#756 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
125
Founded
1982

For Medicine

#29 in Latin America
#1 in Peru
#765 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1961

For Medicine

#30 in Latin America
#21 in Brazil
#788 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1958

For Medicine

#31 in Latin America
#2 in Colombia
#836 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
54,284
Founded
1867

For Medicine

#32 in Latin America
#22 in Brazil
#862 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1968

For Medicine

#33 in Latin America
#23 in Brazil
#902 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Medicine

#34 in Latin America
#24 in Brazil
#926 in the World
Founded
1970

For Medicine

#35 in Latin America
#25 in Brazil
#932 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1922

For Medicine

#36 in Latin America
#2 in Argentina
#940 in the World
Enrollment
120,055
Founded
1613

For Medicine

#37 in Latin America
#3 in Mexico
#964 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1933

For Medicine

#38 in Latin America
#3 in Argentina
#966 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
125
Founded
2000

For Medicine

#39 in Latin America
#1 in Uruguay
#968 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
209,129
Founded
1833

For Medicine

#40 in Latin America
#3 in Colombia
#974 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#41 in Latin America
#4 in Argentina
#985 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1905

For Medicine

#42 in Latin America
#1 in Venezuela
#990 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1721

For Medicine

#43 in Latin America
#4 in Mexico
#1024 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1792

For Medicine

#44 in Latin America
#1037 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
30,436
Founded
1940

For Medicine

#45 in Latin America
#4 in Colombia
#1040 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1623

For Medicine

#46 in Latin America
#26 in Brazil
#1041 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Medicine

#47 in Latin America
#27 in Brazil
#1050 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,744
Founded
1954

For Medicine

#48 in Latin America
#28 in Brazil
#1055 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1957

For Medicine

#49 in Latin America
#1 in Grenada
#1070 in the World
Enrollment
7,400
Founded
1976

For Medicine

#50 in Latin America
#29 in Brazil
#1072 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Medicine

#51 in Latin America
#30 in Brazil
#1075 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1969

For Medicine

#52 in Latin America
#5 in Colombia
#1091 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1945

For Medicine

#53 in Latin America
#31 in Brazil
#1098 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1959

For Medicine

#54 in Latin America
#32 in Brazil
#1106 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1990

For Medicine

#55 in Latin America
#2 in Peru
#1121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1551

For Medicine

#56 in Latin America
#5 in Mexico
#1177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1974

For Medicine

#57 in Latin America
#33 in Brazil
#1187 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972

For Medicine

#58 in Latin America
#34 in Brazil
#1196 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1973

For Medicine

#59 in Latin America
#35 in Brazil
#1214 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#60 in Latin America
#36 in Brazil
#1215 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1966

For Medicine

#61 in Latin America
#3 in Chile
#1229 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981

For Medicine

#62 in Latin America
#37 in Brazil
#1240 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

For Medicine

#63 in Latin America
#38 in Brazil
#1245 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965

For Medicine

#64 in Latin America
#4 in Chile
#1248 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1920

For Medicine

#65 in Latin America
#39 in Brazil
#1260 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1970

For Medicine

#66 in Latin America
#5 in Chile
#1299 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Medicine

#67 in Latin America
#6 in Colombia
#1311 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
13,226
Founded
1653

For Medicine

#68 in Latin America
#40 in Brazil
#1351 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1953

For Medicine

#69 in Latin America
#5 in Argentina
#1364 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1968

For Medicine

#70 in Latin America
#2 in Venezuela
#1365 in the World
Founded
1891

For Medicine

#71 in Latin America
#6 in Chile
#1367 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Medicine

#72 in Latin America
#6 in Mexico
#1383 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1859

For Medicine

#73 in Latin America
#41 in Brazil
#1410 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1961

For Medicine

#74 in Latin America
#42 in Brazil
#1423 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1969

For Medicine

#75 in Latin America
#1424 in the World
Founded
1999

For Medicine

#76 in Latin America
#7 in Mexico
#1431 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
92,736
Founded
1943

For Medicine

#77 in Latin America
#7 in Chile
#1450 in the World
Enrollment
16,544
Founded
1990

For Medicine

#78 in Latin America
#43 in Brazil
#1464 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1912

For Medicine

#79 in Latin America
#7 in Colombia
#1472 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1827

For Medicine

#80 in Latin America
#8 in Mexico
#1473 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1812

For Medicine

#81 in Latin America
#44 in Brazil
#1515 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1910

For Medicine

#82 in Latin America
#8 in Colombia
#1518 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1948

For Medicine

#83 in Latin America
#45 in Brazil
#1530 in the World
Founded
1960

For Medicine

#84 in Latin America
#46 in Brazil
#1545 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1969

For Medicine

#85 in Latin America
#47 in Brazil
#1558 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1946

For Medicine

#86 in Latin America
#48 in Brazil
#1565 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1969

For Medicine

#87 in Latin America
#49 in Brazil
#1567 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1973

For Medicine

#88 in Latin America
#50 in Brazil
#1569 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1974

For Medicine

#89 in Latin America
#51 in Brazil
#1580 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1968

For Medicine

#90 in Latin America
#52 in Brazil
#1581 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1941

For Medicine

#91 in Latin America
#9 in Colombia
#1616 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1978

For Medicine

#92 in Latin America
#53 in Brazil
#1625 in the World
Founded
1966

For Medicine

#93 in Latin America
#54 in Brazil
#1638 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1970

For Medicine

#94 in Latin America
#55 in Brazil
#1643 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2002

For Medicine

#95 in Latin America
#56 in Brazil
#1649 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Medicine

#96 in Latin America
#57 in Brazil
#1653 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

For Medicine

#97 in Latin America
#58 in Brazil
#1657 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1958

For Medicine

#98 in Latin America
#59 in Brazil
#1669 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1909

For Medicine

#99 in Latin America
#60 in Brazil
#1681 in the World
Enrollment
23,988
Founded
1969

For Medicine

#100 in Latin America
#6 in Argentina
#1704 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1914