Universities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro
11 out of 12
  • Universities in Rio de Janeiro
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
19
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Rio de Janeiro
  • (13 institution and 6 subject rankings)
4
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Rio de Janeiro
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Rio de Janeiro
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Latest Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities from Scimago Institutions. 5 universities from Rio de Janeiro appear in this ranking.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: QS World University Rankings By Subject (Engineering - Mineral & Mining) updated with Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro ranked highest among 14 listed universities in Rio de Janeiro.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: Latest THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education from THE Times Higher Education, UK. 3 universities from Rio de Janeiro appear in this ranking.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Publication of Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro with highest ranking among universities in Rio de Janeiro ranked #204.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Rio de Janeiro

Dentistry
#127 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Sociology
#151 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Biological Sciences
#153 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Agricultural Sciences
#174 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Chemical Engineering
#245 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Rankings of universities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2021

#1

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (629 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #380 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #228 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro

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  • #8 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #55 
  • #549 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (515 reviews)
  • #40 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #17 
  • #463 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #631 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#4

Rio de Janeiro State Federal University

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  • #16 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #91 
  • #573 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #76 
  • #3438 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#5

Estácio de Sá University

Student satisfaction: 3.3 / 5.0 (139 reviews)
  • #105 
  • #583 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #88 
  • #88 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]
  • #71 
  • #563 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#6

Veiga de Almeida University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (125 reviews)
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  • #116 
  • #118 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]
  • #88 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #74 
  • #583 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#7

Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE)

  • #59 
  • #2628 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#8

EPGE, Fundação Getulio Vargas

  • #11 
  • #772 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]

#9

Castelo Branco University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (16 reviews)
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  • #160 
  • #164 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]
  • #158 
  • #7652 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

Cândido Mendes University

  • #172 
  • #178 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]
  • #68 
  • #542 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #157 
  • #7312 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#11

University of Saint Úrsula

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (212 reviews)
  • #186 
  • #192 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#12

Gama Filho University

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Rio de Janeiro Key Facts for International Students

Population: 6024000

Time: GMT -3

District/province: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

Living costs for students in Rio de Janeiro:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 68* (32% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 62* (38% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 58* (42% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 25.83 BRL
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 127 V / 220 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Plug Type N
    • Residential voltage: 127 V / 220 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

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FAQ

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro ranks #1 in Rio de Janeiro in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Rio de Janeiro Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 25 rankings where Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is listed.

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is ranked best in Rio de Janeiro for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is ranked best in Rio de Janeiro for Social Studies & Humanities (Sociology). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is ranked best in Rio de Janeiro for Natural Sciences (Biological Sciences). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is ranked best in Rio de Janeiro for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is ranked best in Rio de Janeiro for Engineering (Chemical Engineering). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Ranking publishers

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)

RUF

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

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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 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 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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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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