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.
Top universities in Latin America
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 2014 edition, and you’ll see the highest ranking universities in Latin America are Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (in Chile), Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil), Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Universidad de Los Andes Colombia (Colombia). As well as Chile, Brazil and Colombia, other Latin American countries with high-performing universities include Mexico, Argentina, Costa Rica, Venezuela and Peru – all have at least one representative among the region’s top 30.
Are you planning to study in Latin America? Click on the country guides below for more detailed information.
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