Top 10 Universities in Brazil 2018

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The QS BRICS World University Rankings 2018, released today, sees Brazil claiming an impressive 61 of the 300 possible positions, including 16 in the top 100. The BRICS ranking has been released annually since 2013 and aims to showcase the top universities in BrazilRussiaIndiaChina and South Africa, five major developing economies which boast a large number of strong universities.


Read on to discover the 10 top universities in Brazil this year, including information on each university’s subject strengths in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, and how the institutions performed on a regional scale in the recently published QS Latin America University Rankings 2018.


1. Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)

2. Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

3. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

4. Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho"

5. Pontificia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP)

6. Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

7. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)

8. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

9. Universidade de Brasilia (UnB)

10. Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar)


Written by Sabrina Collier.