List of 71 best universities in Austria

We ranked 71 best universities in Austria based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 10.7M citations received by 339K publications made by 71 universities in Austria, measured the popularity of 2,404 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Austria
#19 in Europe
#92 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365
#2 in Austria
#143 in Europe
#361 in the World
Enrollment
28,278
Male:Female
47:53
Founded
1669
#3 in Austria
#152 in Europe
#381 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,230
Founded
1585
#4 in Austria
#162 in Europe
#402 in the World
Enrollment
29,341
Founded
1872
#5 in Austria
#197 in Europe
#498 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
7,915
Founded
2004
#6 in Austria
#207 in Europe
#530 in the World
Enrollment
16,436
Founded
1874
#7 in Austria
#248 in Europe
#623 in the World
Enrollment
20,544
Founded
1966
#9 in Austria
#320 in Europe
#828 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,969
Founded
1622
#10 in Austria
#333 in Europe
#870 in the World
Enrollment
23,759
Founded
1975
#11 in Austria
#400 in Europe
#1088 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,404
Founded
1897
#12 in Austria
#434 in Europe
#1211 in the World
Enrollment
3,134
Founded
2004
#13 in Austria
#454 in Europe
#1293 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
4,346
Founded
2004
#14 in Austria
#465 in Europe
#1325 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
11,553
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1970
#15 in Austria
#531 in Europe
#1532 in the World
Enrollment
4,032
Founded
1904
#16 in Austria
#550 in Europe
#1634 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
8,849
Founded
1994
#17 in Austria
#785 in Europe
#2610 in the World
Enrollment
125
Founded
2009
#18 in Austria
#848 in Europe
#2885 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2003
#19 in Austria
#852 in Europe
#2908 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2002
#20 in Austria
#895 in Europe
#3089 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1995
#21 in Austria
#904 in Europe
#3131 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
1,684
Founded
1970
#22 in Austria
#912 in Europe
#3173 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
3,026
Founded
1817
#23 in Austria
#946 in Europe
#3342 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1993
#24 in Austria
#991 in Europe
#3577 in the World
Enrollment
1,613
Founded
1692
#25 in Austria
#997 in Europe
#3613 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1994
#26 in Austria
#1001 in Europe
#3651 in the World
Enrollment
2,272
Founded
1920
#27 in Austria
#1039 in Europe
#3840 in the World
Enrollment
3,731
Male:Female
51:49
Founded
1996
#28 in Austria
#1073 in Europe
#4003 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1995
#29 in Austria
#1094 in Europe
#4126 in the World
Enrollment
667
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
2007
#30 in Austria
#1108 in Europe
#4208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2007
#31 in Austria
#1122 in Europe
#4244 in the World
Enrollment
4,400
Founded
1994
#32 in Austria
#1151 in Europe
#4370 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
1,378
Founded
1992
#33 in Austria
#1189 in Europe
#4591 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
2,768
Male:Female
50:50
Founded
1995
#34 in Austria
#1263 in Europe
#4977 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2007
#35 in Austria
#1271 in Europe
#5026 in the World
Enrollment
1,804
Founded
1841
#36 in Austria
#1337 in Europe
#5394 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1994
#37 in Austria
#1474 in Europe
#6107 in the World
Enrollment
2,200
Founded
1997
#38 in Austria
#1489 in Europe
#6184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
2,134
Founded
1996
#40 in Austria
#1536 in Europe
#6404 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1981
#41 in Austria
#1546 in Europe
#6460 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2009
#42 in Austria
#1561 in Europe
#6556 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2007
#43 in Austria
#1607 in Europe
#6750 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2007
#44 in Austria
#1681 in Europe
#7144 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1996
#45 in Austria
#1721 in Europe
#7394 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2001
#46 in Austria
#1723 in Europe
#7401 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1993
#47 in Austria
#1728 in Europe
#7425 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2005
#48 in Austria
#1762 in Europe
#7591 in the World
Enrollment
1,420
Founded
1973
#49 in Austria
#1781 in Europe
#7707 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1994
#51 in Austria
#1786 in Europe
#7748 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1994
#52 in Austria
#1812 in Europe
#7853 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1923
#53 in Austria
#1894 in Europe
#8119 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2004
#54 in Austria
#1950 in Europe
#8284 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2007
#55 in Austria
#1989 in Europe
#8434 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2007
#56 in Austria
#1994 in Europe
#8452 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1971
#57 in Austria
#2022 in Europe
#8546 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
375
Founded
2003
#58 in Austria
#2102 in Europe
#8805 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2007
#59 in Austria
#2103 in Europe
#8808 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
2007
#60 in Austria
#2111 in Europe
#8832 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
2007
#62 in Austria
#2170 in Europe
#9110 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2007
#63 in Austria
#2198 in Europe
#9259 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2006
#64 in Austria
#2199 in Europe
#9261 in the World
Founded
2011
#65 in Austria
#2202 in Europe
#9268 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2007
#66 in Austria
#2216 in Europe
#9362 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2007
#67 in Austria
#2257 in Europe
#9551 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2010
#68 in Austria
#2299 in Europe
#9707 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
2007
#69 in Austria
#2348 in Europe
#9881 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
375
Founded
2007
#70 in Austria
#2407 in Europe
#10208 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
2007
#71 in Austria
#2488 in Europe
#10676 in the World
Founded
2006

The best cities to study in Austria based on the number of universities and their ranks are Vienna, Innsbruck, Graz, and Linz.

Average cost of living for students in Austria is $727 + $104-746 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).