The QS Latin America Region Ranking, like the other regional rankings, follows the World University Ranking in the publication cycle. The research data and survey data used for the World University Ranking is used again, in conjunction with the other indicators, to form this ranking.
You can see the list of indicators, linking to their fuller descriptions, and the associated weights in the table below .
|Faculty Student Ratio||10%|
|Staff with PhD ratio||10%|
|Citations per Paper||10%|
|International Research Network||10%|
|Papers per Faculty||5%|
|Webometrics Web Impact||5%|
To participate in this ranking, your institution must be listed in the Latin America & Caribbean designation in the UN Geo Schemes. You can see the full UN country mappings here.
50 or more papers must be documented in our Scopus extract over our 5 year window. This is for any new entrants to the regional ranking, while existing ranked institutions will have until 2024 to achieve this minimum paper count. See Papers for more details.