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
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  • Universities in Rio de Janeiro
  • (14 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Rio de Janeiro
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Rio de Janeiro
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro with highest ranking among universities in Rio de Janeiro ranked #334.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: US News: Best Global Universities updated with Federal University of Rio de Janeiro ranked highest among 2 listed universities in Rio de Janeiro.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU by Subject (Space Science) updated with Federal University of Rio de Janeiro ranked highest among 15 listed universities in Rio de Janeiro.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU ranking published most recent results of NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro achieves position 431.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Rio de Janeiro

Development Studies
#51 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Linguistics
#101 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Engineering - Civil & Structural
#101 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
#101 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Physical Sciences
#133 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Mathematics
#151 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Art & Design
#151 
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
Computer Science & Information Systems
#151 
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
Education
#151 
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
Agricultural Sciences
#211 
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Rankings of universities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2022

#1

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 
  • #369 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #228 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

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 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #55 
  • #549 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Rio de Janeiro State Federal University

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  • #18 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #21 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #90 
  • #573 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]



#4

University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (515 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #463 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #724 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #1023 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#5

Estácio de Sá University

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (276 reviews)
  • #105 
  • #583 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #91 
  • #3902 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #88 
  • #88 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]

#6

Veiga de Almeida University

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (476 reviews)
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  • #89 
  • #3823 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #116 
  • #118 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]
  • #92 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]

#7

EPGE, Fundação Getulio Vargas

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (297 reviews)
  • #11 
  • #830 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 26 April, 2021]

#8

Cândido Mendes University

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (33 reviews)
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  • #172 
  • #178 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]
  • #26 
  • #109 
StuDocu World University Ranking - Latin America
[Published 06 September, 2021]
  • #176 
  • #7312 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#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]
  • #177 
  • #7652 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

University of Saint Úrsula

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

#11

Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE), Fundação Getulio Vargas

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (434 reviews)
  • #152 
  • #4845 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#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 23.28 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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Federal University of Rio de Janeiro ranks #1 in Rio de Janeiro in our meta ranking composed of 102 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 24 rankings where Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is listed.

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is ranked best in Rio de Janeiro for Social Studies & Humanities (Development Studies). 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 Languages & Literature (Linguistics). 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 (Engineering - Civil & Structural). 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 Medicine & Health (Pharmacy & Pharmacology). 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 (Physical 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 Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro is ranked best in Rio de Janeiro for Arts Visual & Performing (Art & Design). See all rankings for the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro.

Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro is ranked best in Rio de Janeiro for Computer Science (Computer Science & Information Systems). See all rankings for the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro.

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

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 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 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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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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