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Vibrant cultures, incredible nature, relatively low costs, and a growing number of internationally ranked universities: all of this makes study in Latin America a highly attractive option.
Stretching from the Mexico-US border to the southern tip of Argentina, the region is as varied as it is vast. Explore its rich possibilities with our student-focused country guides, listed below.
If you’re looking for the top universities in Latin America, be sure to check out the QS University Rankings: Latin America - a dedicated ranking of the region's best-performing institutions. Consult the 2013 edition, and you’ll see the highest ranking universities in Latin America are the Universidade de São Paulo (in Brazil), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (in Chile), Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp; in Brazil),Universidad de Los Andes Colombia (in Colombia) and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM; in Mexico).
Are you planning to study in Latin America? Click on the country guides below for more detailed information.
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