Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Brazil! Cool, huh? In Brazil you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.
Brazil's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Brazil.
|Universities||Times Higher Education Ranking (2023)||Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2022)||TopUniversities Ranking (2023)||U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2023)|
|University of Sao Paulo||201||101||115||120|
|UNICAMP - University of Campinas||401||301||210||294|
|Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul||601||401||751||432|
|Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)||601||-||441||583|
|Federal University of Minas Gerais||801||401||701||468|
|Federal University of Sergipe UFS||801||-||-||-|
|Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)||801||-||601||-|
|Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul||801||-||-||-|
|The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro||-||401||333||413|
|The Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)||-||401||477||497|
|Federal University of Paraná||-||601||801||816|
|Federal University of Viçosa||-||601||-||-|
|Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)||-||701||801||618|
|Fluminense Federal University||-||701||-||-|
|University of Brasil||-||701||801||710|
|Federal Rural University of Pernambuco||-||801||-||-|
|Federal University of Santa Maria||-||801||-||-|
|Universidade Federal de Pelotas UFPEL||-||801||-||901|
|Federal University of Bahia||-||901||-||1002|
|Federal University of Goiás||-||901||-||-|
|Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul||-||901||-||-|
|Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)||-||901||-||871|
|Federal University of ABC||-||-||-||776|
World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.
QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.
Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.
In addition to famous attractions like beautiful beaches, soccer stars, and samba, Brazil is also a popular destination for international students. Take advantage of fine facilities, experienced faculty members, affordable tuition, and a great range of study programmes. World-renowned courses attract multinational corporations, which recruit graduates of Brazilian universities.
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