QS University Ranking for Latin American Universities

According to the QS University Ranking for Latin American Universities, released this month,  the number one of the region is Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, while in the Top 20 there are 3 more universities of this country. Universidad de Chile (#6), Universidad de Concepción (#15) and Universidad de Santiago de Chile (#16).


The methodology follows an 8 metrics criteria: Academic Reputation (30%), Employer Reputation (20%), Faculty to Student Ratio (10%), Staff with PhD(10%), Papers per Faculty (5%), Citation per Paper (10%), Web Impact (5%) and International Research Network (10%). Some of the indicators are in the global ranking as well, but others are tailored for the region.


Here you can find a comparison table between different rankings of the same organization, but follow the link above for more details of it.



Latin American Ranking 2018 World Ranking 2018 Latin American Ranking 2017

World Ranking     2017

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile 1 137 3


Universidad de Chile

6 201 6


Universidad de Concepción

15 651-700 13 601-650
Universidad de Santiago de Chile 16 451- 460 17


Universidad Adolfo Ibañez 23 651-700 37


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