2017 – UM Law students ranked third in the Vis Moot Competition in Vienna tied with Columbia University.
2017 – First university in Uruguay according to QS University World Ranking.
2017 – UM ranked top 250 in Modern Languages by the QS World University Ranking by Subject.
2016 – Among Top 100 young universities according to "50 Under 50" QS World University Rankings, and 5th in Latin America. The only private Uruguayan university ranked.
2016 – UM first in Uruguay for academic reputation, employer reputation, and staff with PhD according to QS University Ranking Latin America
2015 – MBA awarded AMBA Innovation Price.
2011 – UM Department of Economics ranked top 10 in Latin America according to Tilburg University Worldwide Economics School Research Ranking.