Rankings revealed: QS World University Rankings Latin America 2022

Latin America rankings

Who are this year’s top higher education institutions in Latin America? The QS World University Rankings Latin America 2022 have now been released!

The QS World University Rankings Latin America 2022 are now live! 

This year’s Latin American ranking features 418 institutions, up from 410 last year, making it our biggest Latin American rankings yet.  

There are 13 new entrants overall this year. However, none of these debutants break into the top 300, indicating that the established players are not giving up their prominence to their peers. 

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile has retained the top spot for another year running, receiving perfect scores in QS’s Academic Reputation and Employer Reputation indicators. 

Brazil’s Universidade de São Paulo also retains its second position, with perfect scores in Academic Reputation, Papers per FacultyStaff with PhDInternational Research Network, and Web Impact 

The universities in third and fourth position have exchanged places this year, with Universidad de Chile taking third and Mexico’s Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) sitting in fourth.  

Fifth position this year is held by Colombia’s Universidad de Los Andes; and sixth position by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) – both have risen one rank year-on-year.  

The Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) falls from fifth to seventh. Beyond seventh, the top ten remains unchanged, with Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, and Universidad Nacional de Colombia retaining eighth, ninth, and tenth respectively.    

The top 10 institutions in the QS World University Rankings: Latin America 2022 are:  

  1. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC) 
  2. Universidade de São Paulo 
  3. Universidad de Chile taking  
  4. Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) 
  5. Universidad de Los Andes 
  6. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) 
  7. Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) 
  8. Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) 
  9. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro 
  10. Universidad Nacional de Colombia 

For a full list of institutions, please see the QS World University Rankings Latin America 2022 report.

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