9 Best universities for Development Studies in Bangladesh

Below is the list of best universities in Bangladesh ranked based on their research performance in Development Studies. A graph of 18K citations received by 1.48K academic papers made by 9 universities in Bangladesh was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of Dhaka

For Development Studies

#49 in Asia
#352 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,018
Founded
1921

2. Jahangirnagar University

For Development Studies

#158 in Asia
#758 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1970

3. Rajshahi University

For Development Studies

#173 in Asia
#803 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,200
Founded
1953

4. Bangladesh Agricultural University

For Development Studies

#181 in Asia
#825 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
6,075
Founded
1961

5. BRAC University

For Development Studies

#186 in Asia
#836 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2001

6. Shahjalal University of Science and Technology

For Development Studies

#224 in Asia
#968 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
7,662
Founded
1986

7. University of Chittagong

For Development Studies

#230 in Asia
#976 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1966

8. North South University

For Development Studies

#245 in Asia
#1001 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

9. Islamic University

For Development Studies

#277 in Asia
#1083 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1979

The best cities to study Development Studies in Bangladesh based on the number of universities and their ranks are Dhaka, Savar, Rajshahi, and Mymensingh.