Best Universities for Physics in Latin America

Below is the list of best universities in Latin America ranked based on their research performance in Physics. A graph of 4.65M citations received by 220K academic papers made by 227 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 Physics

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

For Physics

#2 in Latin America
#1 in Mexico
#159 in the World
Enrollment
360,883
Founded
1551

For Physics

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

For Physics

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

For Physics

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

For Physics

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

For Physics

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

For Physics

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

For Physics

#9 in Latin America
#7 in Brazil
#455 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1968

For Physics

#10 in Latin America
#1 in Argentina
#536 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1905

For Physics

#11 in Latin America
#1 in Chile
#585 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1842

For Physics

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

For Physics

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

For Physics

#14 in Latin America
#2 in Argentina
#707 in the World
Enrollment
262,932
Founded
1821

For Physics

#15 in Latin America
#9 in Brazil
#776 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1960

For Physics

#16 in Latin America
#10 in Brazil
#806 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1946

For Physics

#17 in Latin America
#3 in Mexico
#818 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1587

For Physics

#18 in Latin America
#1 in Ecuador
#824 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1869

For Physics

#19 in Latin America
#4 in Mexico
#843 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1974

For Physics

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

For Physics

#21 in Latin America
#1 in Colombia
#862 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
54,284
Founded
1867

For Physics

#22 in Latin America
#12 in Brazil
#893 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954

For Physics

#23 in Latin America
#3 in Argentina
#913 in the World
Enrollment
120,055
Founded
1613

For Physics

#24 in Latin America
#13 in Brazil
#915 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Physics

#25 in Latin America
#3 in Chile
#928 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1920

For Physics

#26 in Latin America
#14 in Brazil
#952 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1958

For Physics

#27 in Latin America
#15 in Brazil
#953 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1950

For Physics

#28 in Latin America
#16 in Brazil
#964 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1962

For Physics

#29 in Latin America
#17 in Brazil
#972 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1941

For Physics

#30 in Latin America
#18 in Brazil
#1023 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

For Physics

#31 in Latin America
#4 in Chile
#1035 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Physics

#32 in Latin America
#2 in Colombia
#1056 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Physics

#33 in Latin America
#5 in Mexico
#1065 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1933

For Physics

#34 in Latin America
#5 in Chile
#1081 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1931

For Physics

#35 in Latin America
#6 in Mexico
#1083 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1859

For Physics

#36 in Latin America
#1 in Venezuela
#1094 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1967

For Physics

#37 in Latin America
#7 in Mexico
#1097 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1945

For Physics

#38 in Latin America
#3 in Colombia
#1150 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1803

For Physics

#39 in Latin America
#4 in Argentina
#1175 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1975

For Physics

#40 in Latin America
#19 in Brazil
#1219 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Physics

#41 in Latin America
#20 in Brazil
#1222 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,744
Founded
1954

For Physics

#42 in Latin America
#8 in Mexico
#1225 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
92,736
Founded
1943

For Physics

#43 in Latin America
#9 in Mexico
#1249 in the World
Founded
1540

For Physics

#44 in Latin America
#21 in Brazil
#1250 in the World
Founded
1970

For Physics

#45 in Latin America
#4 in Colombia
#1256 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1945

For Physics

#46 in Latin America
#22 in Brazil
#1299 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2002

For Physics

#47 in Latin America
#23 in Brazil
#1300 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1969

For Physics

#48 in Latin America
#1 in Uruguay
#1303 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
209,129
Founded
1833

For Physics

#49 in Latin America
#1 in Jamaica
#1346 in the World
Enrollment
49,092
Founded
1948

For Physics

#50 in Latin America
#1 in Cuba
#1348 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1728

For Physics

#51 in Latin America
#2 in Venezuela
#1378 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1721

For Physics

#52 in Latin America
#24 in Brazil
#1380 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1969

For Physics

#53 in Latin America
#10 in Mexico
#1387 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1942

For Physics

#54 in Latin America
#25 in Brazil
#1409 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Physics

#55 in Latin America
#11 in Mexico
#1434 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1792

For Physics

#56 in Latin America
#26 in Brazil
#1458 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1946

For Physics

#57 in Latin America
#5 in Argentina
#1501 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1956

For Physics

#58 in Latin America
#27 in Brazil
#1514 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1961

For Physics

#59 in Latin America
#28 in Brazil
#1542 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1933

For Physics

#60 in Latin America
#6 in Argentina
#1545 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1968

For Physics

#61 in Latin America
#29 in Brazil
#1547 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Physics

#62 in Latin America
#30 in Brazil
#1569 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1922

For Physics

#63 in Latin America
#31 in Brazil
#1593 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1970

For Physics

#64 in Latin America
#12 in Mexico
#1614 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1956

For Physics

#65 in Latin America
#32 in Brazil
#1615 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1957

For Physics

#66 in Latin America
#33 in Brazil
#1637 in the World
Founded
1970

For Physics

#67 in Latin America
#5 in Colombia
#1642 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1948

For Physics

#68 in Latin America
#34 in Brazil
#1667 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Physics

#69 in Latin America
#7 in Argentina
#1678 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1939

For Physics

#70 in Latin America
#13 in Mexico
#1711 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1959

For Physics

#71 in Latin America
#6 in Chile
#1716 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1928

For Physics

#72 in Latin America
#14 in Mexico
#1721 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1938

For Physics

#73 in Latin America
#1747 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
30,436
Founded
1940

For Physics

#74 in Latin America
#8 in Argentina
#1768 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1919

For Physics

#75 in Latin America
#35 in Brazil
#1799 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

For Physics

#76 in Latin America
#36 in Brazil
#1823 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1913

For Physics

#77 in Latin America
#7 in Chile
#1885 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1988

For Physics

#78 in Latin America
#37 in Brazil
#1915 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965

For Physics

#79 in Latin America
#38 in Brazil
#2006 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1969

For Physics

#80 in Latin America
#39 in Brazil
#2025 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1966

For Physics

#81 in Latin America
#6 in Colombia
#2033 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1827

For Physics

#82 in Latin America
#40 in Brazil
#2034 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1948

For Physics

#83 in Latin America
#9 in Argentina
#2037 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1959

For Physics

#84 in Latin America
#10 in Argentina
#2043 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973

For Physics

#85 in Latin America
#8 in Chile
#2047 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Physics

#86 in Latin America
#41 in Brazil
#2059 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1909

For Physics

#87 in Latin America
#42 in Brazil
#2061 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
12,446
Founded
1987

For Physics

#88 in Latin America
#9 in Chile
#2062 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1956

For Physics

#89 in Latin America
#43 in Brazil
#2084 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1952

For Physics

#90 in Latin America
#15 in Mexico
#2085 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1973

For Physics

#91 in Latin America
#44 in Brazil
#2086 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1908

For Physics

#92 in Latin America
#45 in Brazil
#2101 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1954

For Physics

#93 in Latin America
#16 in Mexico
#2172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
67,944
Founded
1957

For Physics

#94 in Latin America
#17 in Mexico
#2177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1940

For Physics

#95 in Latin America
#46 in Brazil
#2200 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Physics

#96 in Latin America
#1 in Peru
#2213 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1917

For Physics

#97 in Latin America
#18 in Mexico
#2225 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1869

For Physics

#98 in Latin America
#47 in Brazil
#2233 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1973

For Physics

#99 in Latin America
#2 in Peru
#2251 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1551

For Physics

#100 in Latin America
#48 in Brazil
#2260 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1970