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The best 100 universities in Brazil

The quality of teaching is one of the main factors to consider when choosing a university. Among other things to consider, such as the selection process, the location and the student’s own sympathy for the institution, the evaluation of the university and the offered teaching define their recognition in the labor market. Here we decorate our article with the 100 best universities in Brazil.

Ranking in Brazil
World Ranking

University

1
41
University of São Paulo USP
2
215
State University of Campinas UNICAMP
3
304
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul UFRGS
4
311
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
5
338
State University of São Paulo Júlio de Mesquita Filho
6
377
Federal University of Minas Gerais UFMG
7
378
Federal University of Santa Catarina UFSC
8
386
Federal University of Paraná
9
420
University of Brasília UNB
10
501
Federal Fluminense University
11
642
federal university of Bahia
12
666
Federal University of São Paulo UNIFESP
13
687
federal University of Ceara
14
711
University of the State of Rio de Janeiro UERJ
15
716
Federal University of Pernambuco
16
779
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro PUC-RIO
17
785
Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
18
830
Federal University of Pará UFPA
19
834
Federal University of Goiás UFG
20
895
Federal University of São Carlos
21
946
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul PUCRS
22
1001
Federal University of Santa Maria UFSM
23
1058
State University of Maringá
24
1070
Federal University of Paraíba UFPB
25
1080
State University of Londrina
26
1115
Federal University of Viçosa UFV
27
1140
Federal University of Uberlândia
28
1185
Federal University of Amazonas UFAM
29
1264
Getulio Vargas Foundation FGV
30
1309
State University of Montes Claros UNIMONTES
31
1326
Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná PUCPR
32
1374
Federal University of Juiz de Fora UFJF
33
1456
Federal University of ABC UFABC
34
1467
Federal University of Espirito Santo
35
1508
Federal University of Lavras UFLA
36
1508
Federal University of Pelotas UFPEL
37
1528
Federal University of Campina Grande
38
1547
Federal Rural University of Pernambuco UFRPE
39
1556
University of the Sinos River Valley UNISINOS
40
1587
Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul
41
1612
Federal University of Ouro Preto UFOP
42
1630
Universidade Federal do Paraná UTFRP
43
1733
University of the State of Santa Catarina UDESC
44
1777
Federal University of Rio Grande FURG
45
1787
University of Santa Cruz do Sul UNISC
46
1802
Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais PUC-MINAS
47
1808
Federal University of Mato Grosso
48
1830
Federal University of São João del Rei UFSJ
49
1844
Mackenzie Presbiterian University
50
1856
Federal University of Sergipe UFS
51
1937
Federal University of Maranhão
52
1989
State University of Ponta Grossa UEPG
53
2022
Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo PUC-SP
54
2037
Federal University of Piauí UFPI
55
2055
Estacio de Sa University
56
2076
Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná UNIOSTE
57
2093
Catholic university of Brasilia
58
2102
University of Passo Fundo
59
2131
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRRJ
60
2197
State University of Feira de Santana UEFS
61
2211
University Ninth of July
62
2238
University of Caxias do Sul
63
2270
State University of Paraíba UEPB
64
2290
Methodist University of São Paulo
65
2304
Ceara state University
66
2332
Technological Institute of Aeronautics ITA
67
2354
Lutheran University of Brazil ULBRA
68
2380
University of Bahia State UNEB
69
2406
University of Vale do Itajaí UNIVALI
70
2448
School of Medicine of São José do Rio Preto FAMERP
71
2521
Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas PUC-CAMPINAS
72
2526
Federal Rural University of Amazonia
73
2547
Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro UNIRIO
74
2567
Federal University of Itajubá UNIFEI
75
2579
Federal University of Alagoas
76
2594
Senac National Service of Commercial Learning National Department
77
2644
University of Southern Santa Catarina UNISUL
78
2648
University of Fortaleza UNIFOR
79
2652
State University of the Southwest of Bahia UESB
80
2658
Regional University of Blumenau FURB
81
2676
State University of Santa Cruz UESC
82
2684
University of Pernambuco
83
2746
University of Extremadura Southern Catarinense UNESC
84
2754
Federal University of Pampa UNIPAMPA
85
2793
Federal University of the Jequitinhonha and Mucuri UFVJM Valleys
86
2813
Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro
87
2818
Federal Center for Technological Education of Minas Gerais CEFET-MG
88
2828
State University of Goiás UEG
89
295
Federal University of the Recôncavo of Bahia UFRB
90
2929
State University of the Western Center UNICENTRO
91
2976
University of the State of Mato Grosso UNEMAT
92
3023
Federal University of Alfenas UNIFAL-MG
93
3024
University of Veiga de Almeida
94
3029
Federal University of Rondônia
95
3041
Federal University of Grande Dourados UFGD
96
3047
University of São Paulo UNIP
97
3060.
Federal University of Tocantins UFT
98
3065
Federal University of São Francisco Valley UNIVASF
99
3100
Federal University of Acre UFAC
100
3112
Faculty of Medical Sciences of Santa Casa de São Paulo FCMSCSP

  • UFRN, is among the best universities in Brazil … Congratulations.

  • That’s it. Proud of being a UFRN student.

  • At least UFAL is among the 100

  • The research was only for the feds! I would like to know the criteria for this evaluation.

  • My dear State University of Santa Cruz – UESC is 65th in the country and 3,167th in the world

  • UFMG 6th Best of Brazil ….

  • Methodist University is the best in sao paulo. Unfortunately I have not pass in the admission test

    • lol. One of the easiest test is admission test. I think you have wasted your time on useless thing

  • I am proud my university is in top 10

  • I’m in the best of the 29th place! UFPB.

  • Federal Maranhão congratulations for 63 place in the best faculty in Brazil

  • My UFRJ in the top 5! 😀 But I wonder where IBMEC, IME, ITA? This ranking is very contradictory to that of the MEC

  • My universities is in the 49 positions.

  • Looks like my university is not in the list. How sad!!

  • I am in number eleven and I hope next year my university will be in the top 10 lists

  • Day by day Federal University of Alagoas losing their positions