Universities in Brazil
- Rankings & Reviews -

Brazil
202 out of 211
  • Universities in Brazil
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
47
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Brazil
  • (42 institution and 5 subject rankings)
40
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Brazil
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Brazil

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Brazil
  • 14 Jul, 2022: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE Latin America Rankings. Includes 71 universities from Brazil.
  • 22 Jun, 2022: CWTS Leiden Ranking updated with University of São Paulo ranked highest among 35 listed universities in Brazil.
  • 16 Jun, 2022: Publication of Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions. University of São Paulo ranked #292.
  • 08 Jun, 2022: QS World University Rankings updated with University of São Paulo ranked highest among 34 listed universities in Brazil.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Brazil

Dentistry
#2 
University of São Paulo
Agricultural Sciences
#6 
University of São Paulo
Environmental Sciences
#13 
University of São Paulo
Engineering - Mineral & Mining
#31 
University of São Paulo
Geography
#38 
University of São Paulo
Mathematics
#38 
University of São Paulo
Modern Langugages
#41 
University of São Paulo
Sports Related Subjects
#49 
University of São Paulo
Art & Design
#51 
University of São Paulo
Computer Science & Information Systems
#89 
University of São Paulo

Rankings of universities in Brazil 2022

#1

University of São Paulo

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (1123 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #115 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #1 
  • #23 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#2

State University of Campinas

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (1039 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #210 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #3 
  • #203 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#3

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (632 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #333 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #5 
  • #213 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]



#4

Federal University of Minas Gerais

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (868 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #6 
  • #230 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#5

São Paulo State University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (1123 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #477 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #2 
  • #155 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#6

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (345 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #4 
  • #212 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#7

Federal University of São Paulo

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (334 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #441 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #9 
  • #349 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#8

Federal University of Santa Catarina

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (1619 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #8 
  • #348 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#9

Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro

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  • #9 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #48 
  • #510 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#10

University of Brasília

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (1014 reviews)
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  • #17 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #10 
  • #372 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#11

Federal University of São Carlos

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (127 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #11 
  • #413 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#12

Federal University of Paraná

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (2151 reviews)
  • #38 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #7 
  • #316 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#13

Federal University of Pelotas

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (63 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #23 
  • #457 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#14

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

  • #10 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #19 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #20 
  • #446 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#15

Federal University of Pernambuco

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (1358 reviews)
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  • #39 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #16 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #19 
  • #436 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#16

Federal University of Sergipe

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (756 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #46 
  • #509 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #27 
  • #1251 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#17

Federal University of Ceará

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (495 reviews)
  • #23 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #28 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #17 
  • #428 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#18

Fluminense Federal University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (1246 reviews)
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  • #50 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #32 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #18 
  • #432 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#19

Federal University of Viçosa

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (1145 reviews)
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  • #49 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #27 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #12 
  • #417 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#20

Federal University of Juiz de Fora

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (1370 reviews)
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  • #30 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #40 
  • #500 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#21

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (90 reviews)
  • #41 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #31 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #22 
  • #452 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#22

Federal University of Bahia

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (237 reviews)
  • #22 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #15 
  • #424 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#23

Federal University of Santa Maria

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
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  • #44 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #25 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #16 
  • #426 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#24

Federal University of Goiás

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (256 reviews)
  • #27 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #24 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #14 
  • #421 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#25

Federal University of Uberlândia

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (539 reviews)
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  • #46 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #26 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #32 
  • #475 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#26

Federal University of ABC

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (1062 reviews)
  • #12 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #33 
  • #476 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #9 
  • #668 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#27

Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (1243 reviews)
  • #16 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #52 
  • #514 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#28

State University of Londrina

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (69 reviews)
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  • #52 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #21 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #24 
  • #459 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#29

Federal University of Pará

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (3461 reviews)
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  • #37 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #30 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #31 
  • #473 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#30

University of Fortaleza

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (890 reviews)
  • #8 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #88 
  • #535 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #63 
  • #63 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#31

Federal University of Espírito Santo

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (529 reviews)
  • #26 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #34 
  • #480 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #36 
  • #1401 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#32

Federal University of Lavras

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (2780 reviews)
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  • #32 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #25 
  • #464 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #28 
  • #1279 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#33

Santa Catarina State University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (142 reviews)
  • #19 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #49 
  • #510 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#34

State University of Maringá

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (578 reviews)
  • #20 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #420 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #32 
  • #1339 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#35

Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (829 reviews)
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  • #35 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #39 
  • #496 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #40 
  • #1622 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#36

Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo

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  • #9 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #75 
  • #526 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #56 
  • #56 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#37

Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

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  • #18 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #29 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #106 
  • #544 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#38

Federal University of Technology - Paraná

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (104 reviews)
  • #48 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #54 
  • #515 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #39 
  • #1587 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#39

Federal University of Ouro Prêto

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (284 reviews)
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  • #36 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #57 
  • #515 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #37 
  • #1506 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#40

University of the Rio dos Sinos Valley

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (207 reviews)
  • #51 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #37 
  • #489 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #36 
  • #36 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#41

University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (515 reviews)
  • #21 
  • #450 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #11 
  • #724 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #13 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#42

State University of Ponta Grossa

  • #31 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #51 
  • #513 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #46 
  • #1685 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#43

Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (80 reviews)
  • #25 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #76 
  • #526 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #46 
  • #46 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#44

Federal University of Itajubá

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (1079 reviews)
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  • #29 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #110 
  • #549 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #53 
  • #53 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#45

Federal University of Maranhão

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (503 reviews)
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  • #34 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #69 
  • #520 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #51 
  • #51 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#46

Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais

  • #57 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #34 
  • #1401 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #105 
  • #543 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]

#47

Federal Rural University of Pernambuco

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (1181 reviews)
  • #42 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #35 
  • #481 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #44 
  • #1664 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#48

State University of West Paraná

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (43 reviews)
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  • #21 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #60 
  • #517 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #62 
  • #62 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#49

Federal University of Paraíba

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (122 reviews)
  • #23 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #26 
  • #465 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #30 
  • #1286 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#50

University of Caxias do Sul

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (32 reviews)
  • #58 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #74 
  • #525 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #42 
  • #42 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#51

Federal University of Health Sciences, Porto Alegre

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (947 reviews)
  • #24 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #56 
  • #515 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #61 
  • #61 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#52

Federal University of Piauí

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (498 reviews)
  • #40 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #45 
  • #508 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #47 
  • #1739 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#53

Mackenzie Presbyterian University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (486 reviews)
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  • #53 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #33 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #34 
  • #34 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#54

State University of Ceará

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (651 reviews)
  • #59 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #95 
  • #538 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #55 
  • #55 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#55

Nove de Julho University

Student satisfaction: 2.5 / 5.0 (58 reviews)
  • #54 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #91 
  • #536 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #67 
  • #67 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#56

University of Pernambuco

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (128 reviews)
  • #56 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #100 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #71 
  • #71 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#57

Federal University of the Valleys of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (67 reviews)
  • #47 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #68 
  • #520 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #102 
  • #103 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#58

State University of Santa Cruz

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (310 reviews)
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  • #33 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #96 
  • #538 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #59 
  • #59 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#59

University of Passo Fundo

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (1025 reviews)
  • #55 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #89 
  • #536 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #70 
  • #70 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#60

Federal University of Grande Dourados

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (172 reviews)
  • #28 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #59 
  • #516 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #76 
  • #76 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#61

Federal Rural University of the Semiarid Region

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (276 reviews)
  • #43 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #67 
  • #519 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #91 
  • #91 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#62

Federal University of Tocantins

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (325 reviews)
  • #45 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #58 
  • #515 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #113 
  • #115 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#63

Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas

  • #17 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #38 
  • #494 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #66 
  • #66 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#64

Federal University of São João del-Rei

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (6 reviews)
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  • #79 
  • #528 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #21 
  • #1024 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #50 
  • #50 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#65

Federal Foundation University of Rio Grande

  • #73 
  • #522 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #35 
  • #1390 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #54 
  • #54 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#66

Federal University of Mato Grosso

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (1563 reviews)
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  • #47 
  • #509 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #33 
  • #33 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]
  • #41 
  • #1749 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 25 April, 2022]

#67

Federal University of Alagoas

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (363 reviews)
  • #61 
  • #517 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #38 
  • #1548 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #45 
  • #45 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#68

Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (1030 reviews)
  • #50 
  • #511 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #42 
  • #1642 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #35 
  • #35 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]


#69

Bahia State University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (234 reviews)
  • #104 
  • #542 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #89 
  • #89 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]
  • #62 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]

#70

Federal University of Campina Grande

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (365 reviews)
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  • #42 
  • #504 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #45 
  • #1672 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #44 
  • #44 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

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University of São Paulo ranks #1 in Brazil in our meta ranking composed of 123 university rankings.

Among all universities in Brazil University of São Paulo is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 48 rankings where University of São Paulo is listed.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Natural Sciences (Environmental Sciences). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Engineering (Engineering - Mineral & Mining). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Social Studies & Humanities (Geography). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Languages & Literature (Modern Langugages). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Sports Science (Sports Related Subjects). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Arts Visual & Performing (Art & Design). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Computer Science (Computer Science & Information Systems). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Journalism & Media Studies (Communication & Media Studies). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro is ranked best in Brazil for Education (Education). See all rankings for the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro.

University of São Paulo is ranked best in Brazil for Law (Law). See all rankings for the University of São Paulo.

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Latin America:
Academic Reputation 30%
Employer Reputation 20%
Faculty to Student Ratio 10%
Staff with PhD 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per Paper 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings BRICS:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 20%
Staff with a PhD 10%
Papers per faculty 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU South America:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

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RUF

Criteria used in ranking -RUF Ranking de universidades:
Research 42%
Teaching 32%
Labour Market 18%
Innovation 4%
Internalization 4%

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World’s Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Latin America Rankings:
Teaching (the learning environment) 36%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 34%
Citations (research influence) 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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