Best Universities for Theoretical Physics in Latin America

Below is the list of best universities in Latin America ranked based on their research performance in Theoretical Physics. A graph of 232K citations received by 17K academic papers made by 79 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 Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

#3 in Latin America
#1 in Argentina
#135 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1905

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

#6 in Latin America
#4 in Brazil
#160 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

#9 in Latin America
#2 in Argentina
#224 in the World
Enrollment
262,932
Founded
1821

For Theoretical Physics

#10 in Latin America
#3 in Mexico
#247 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1945

For Theoretical Physics

#11 in Latin America
#6 in Brazil
#269 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1950

For Theoretical Physics

#12 in Latin America
#7 in Brazil
#272 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

For Theoretical Physics

#13 in Latin America
#1 in Chile
#276 in the World
Enrollment
33,971
Founded
1888

For Theoretical Physics

#14 in Latin America
#8 in Brazil
#278 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Theoretical Physics

#15 in Latin America
#2 in Chile
#282 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1842

For Theoretical Physics

#16 in Latin America
#9 in Brazil
#284 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,744
Founded
1954

For Theoretical Physics

#17 in Latin America
#3 in Chile
#289 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

#19 in Latin America
#4 in Chile
#306 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1928

For Theoretical Physics

#20 in Latin America
#10 in Brazil
#313 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1962

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

#22 in Latin America
#5 in Mexico
#372 in the World
Founded
1540

For Theoretical Physics

#23 in Latin America
#6 in Mexico
#396 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1587

For Theoretical Physics

#24 in Latin America
#12 in Brazil
#407 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954

For Theoretical Physics

#25 in Latin America
#3 in Argentina
#408 in the World
Enrollment
120,055
Founded
1613

For Theoretical Physics

#26 in Latin America
#13 in Brazil
#415 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1968

For Theoretical Physics

#27 in Latin America
#14 in Brazil
#416 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1927

For Theoretical Physics

#28 in Latin America
#15 in Brazil
#456 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1958

For Theoretical Physics

#29 in Latin America
#1 in Venezuela
#460 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1967

For Theoretical Physics

#30 in Latin America
#5 in Chile
#472 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1920

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

#32 in Latin America
#16 in Brazil
#481 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1934

For Theoretical Physics

#33 in Latin America
#2 in Venezuela
#484 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1721

For Theoretical Physics

#34 in Latin America
#1 in Colombia
#491 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Theoretical Physics

#35 in Latin America
#17 in Brazil
#495 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1960

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

#37 in Latin America
#18 in Brazil
#512 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1912

For Theoretical Physics

#38 in Latin America
#19 in Brazil
#515 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1946

For Theoretical Physics

#39 in Latin America
#6 in Chile
#517 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Theoretical Physics

#40 in Latin America
#20 in Brazil
#532 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1946

For Theoretical Physics

#41 in Latin America
#1 in Costa Rica
#537 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
30,436
Founded
1940

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

#43 in Latin America
#21 in Brazil
#543 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2002

For Theoretical Physics

#44 in Latin America
#7 in Chile
#561 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1988

For Theoretical Physics

#45 in Latin America
#8 in Chile
#572 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1931

For Theoretical Physics

#46 in Latin America
#7 in Mexico
#580 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1959

For Theoretical Physics

#47 in Latin America
#22 in Brazil
#601 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1966

For Theoretical Physics

#48 in Latin America
#23 in Brazil
#629 in the World
Founded
1970

For Theoretical Physics

#49 in Latin America
#24 in Brazil
#634 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1957

For Theoretical Physics

#50 in Latin America
#9 in Chile
#673 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1953

For Theoretical Physics

#51 in Latin America
#8 in Mexico
#727 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1940

For Theoretical Physics

#52 in Latin America
#9 in Mexico
#752 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1792

For Theoretical Physics

#53 in Latin America
#10 in Chile
#755 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981

For Theoretical Physics

#54 in Latin America
#11 in Chile
#765 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1988

For Theoretical Physics

#55 in Latin America
#25 in Brazil
#773 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1941

For Theoretical Physics

#56 in Latin America
#26 in Brazil
#787 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1961

For Theoretical Physics

#57 in Latin America
#27 in Brazil
#789 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1910

For Theoretical Physics

#58 in Latin America
#28 in Brazil
#793 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1913

For Theoretical Physics

#59 in Latin America
#29 in Brazil
#795 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1970

For Theoretical Physics

#60 in Latin America
#3 in Colombia
#805 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1945

For Theoretical Physics

#61 in Latin America
#10 in Mexico
#856 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1859

For Theoretical Physics

#62 in Latin America
#12 in Chile
#861 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1981

For Theoretical Physics

#63 in Latin America
#30 in Brazil
#893 in the World
Founded
1970

For Theoretical Physics

#64 in Latin America
#31 in Brazil
#898 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1973

For Theoretical Physics

#65 in Latin America
#4 in Argentina
#903 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1939

For Theoretical Physics

#66 in Latin America
#4 in Colombia
#906 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1948

For Theoretical Physics

#67 in Latin America
#32 in Brazil
#923 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1908

For Theoretical Physics

#68 in Latin America
#33 in Brazil
#927 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Theoretical Physics

#69 in Latin America
#13 in Chile
#931 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1956

For Theoretical Physics

#70 in Latin America
#34 in Brazil
#939 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1975

For Theoretical Physics

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

For Theoretical Physics

#72 in Latin America
#11 in Mexico
#953 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1942

For Theoretical Physics

#73 in Latin America
#36 in Brazil
#958 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1960

For Theoretical Physics

#74 in Latin America
#12 in Mexico
#965 in the World
Founded
1872

For Theoretical Physics

#75 in Latin America
#14 in Chile
#966 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1982

For Theoretical Physics

#76 in Latin America
#15 in Chile
#967 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981

For Theoretical Physics

#77 in Latin America
#16 in Chile
#978 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1981

For Theoretical Physics

#78 in Latin America
#13 in Mexico
#982 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1944

For Theoretical Physics

#79 in Latin America
#17 in Chile
#986 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1981