USP, Unicamp and UFRJ are the best evaluated in the country and those that concentrate more scientific production.
Among the ten best universities in Latin America, the three are Brazilian public education institutions. Ranking released by the British consultancy QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) evaluated USP, Unicamp and UFRJ as the most prestigious in the country.
The survey, published annually, evaluated 410 educational institutions from 20 countries in the region. The ranking is led, as in the previous year, by the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
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