3 Best universities for Development Studies in Sri Lanka

Below is the list of best universities in Sri Lanka ranked based on their research performance in Development Studies. A graph of 6.34K citations received by 552 academic papers made by 3 universities in Sri Lanka 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 Colombo

For Development Studies

#132 in Asia
#684 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1921

2. University of Peradeniya

For Development Studies

#177 in Asia
#814 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1942

3. University of Sri Jayewardenepura

For Development Studies

#199 in Asia
#898 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1959

The best cities to study Development Studies in Sri Lanka based on the number of universities and their ranks are Colombo, Peradeniya, and Nugegoda.