List of 100 best universities in Bangladesh

We ranked 100 best universities in Bangladesh based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 666K citations received by 71.6K publications made by 129 universities in Bangladesh, measured the popularity of 407 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Bangladesh
#258 in Asia
#1072 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,018
Founded
1921
#2 in Bangladesh
#405 in Asia
#1459 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1962
#3 in Bangladesh
#538 in Asia
#1861 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,200
Founded
1953
#4 in Bangladesh
#658 in Asia
#2211 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1970
#5 in Bangladesh
#820 in Asia
#2696 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1966
#6 in Bangladesh
#832 in Asia
#2721 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2001
#7 in Bangladesh
#842 in Asia
#2738 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1979
#8 in Bangladesh
#1007 in Asia
#3153 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
6,075
Founded
1961
#9 in Bangladesh
#1030 in Asia
#3211 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992
#10 in Bangladesh
#1061 in Asia
#3295 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
7,662
Founded
1986
#11 in Bangladesh
#1142 in Asia
#3509 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2005
#12 in Bangladesh
#1162 in Asia
#3547 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1998
#13 in Bangladesh
#1187 in Asia
#3604 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2002
#14 in Bangladesh
#1431 in Asia
#4170 in the World
Enrollment
2,097,182
Founded
1992
#15 in Bangladesh
#1510 in Asia
#4371 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
7,048
Founded
1993
#16 in Bangladesh
#1574 in Asia
#4517 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1995
#17 in Bangladesh
#1629 in Asia
#4643 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1996
#18 in Bangladesh
#1635 in Asia
#4653 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1990
#19 in Bangladesh
#1647 in Asia
#4681 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2003
#20 in Bangladesh
#1705 in Asia
#4826 in the World
Enrollment
3,428
Founded
2001
#21 in Bangladesh
#1734 in Asia
#4883 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2003
#22 in Bangladesh
#1901 in Asia
#5248 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2003
#23 in Bangladesh
#1971 in Asia
#5402 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2006
#24 in Bangladesh
#1998 in Asia
#5471 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1998
#25 in Bangladesh
#2059 in Asia
#5612 in the World
Enrollment
3,466
Founded
2007
#26 in Bangladesh
#2073 in Asia
#5653 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1999
#27 in Bangladesh
#2086 in Asia
#5684 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2003
#28 in Bangladesh
#2187 in Asia
#5904 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2001
#29 in Bangladesh
#2236 in Asia
#6025 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2001
#30 in Bangladesh
#2251 in Asia
#6057 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2003
#31 in Bangladesh
#2255 in Asia
#6065 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
2008
#32 in Bangladesh
#2283 in Asia
#6137 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2006
#33 in Bangladesh
#2300 in Asia
#6171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1978
#34 in Bangladesh
#2309 in Asia
#6201 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1995
#35 in Bangladesh
#2356 in Asia
#6303 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1995
#36 in Bangladesh
#2362 in Asia
#6315 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2001
#37 in Bangladesh
#2413 in Asia
#6427 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
800
Founded
2008
#38 in Bangladesh
#2471 in Asia
#6543 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2002
#39 in Bangladesh
#2475 in Asia
#6549 in the World
Founded
2016
#40 in Bangladesh
#2506 in Asia
#6611 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2006
#42 in Bangladesh
#2541 in Asia
#6687 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2010
#43 in Bangladesh
#2578 in Asia
#6789 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2006
#44 in Bangladesh
#2643 in Asia
#6911 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2006
#45 in Bangladesh
#2665 in Asia
#6954 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2001
#46 in Bangladesh
#2741 in Asia
#7117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003
#47 in Bangladesh
#2778 in Asia
#7184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2012
#48 in Bangladesh
#2803 in Asia
#7230 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,682
Founded
1992
#49 in Bangladesh
#2815 in Asia
#7260 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2008
#50 in Bangladesh
#2825 in Asia
#7277 in the World
Enrollment
6,673
Founded
2003
#51 in Bangladesh
#2845 in Asia
#7320 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2002
#52 in Bangladesh
#2891 in Asia
#7434 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1995
#53 in Bangladesh
#2912 in Asia
#7473 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2002
#54 in Bangladesh
#2935 in Asia
#7534 in the World
Enrollment
4,000
Founded
2006
#55 in Bangladesh
#2943 in Asia
#7545 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2016
#56 in Bangladesh
#3004 in Asia
#7667 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2002
#57 in Bangladesh
#3008 in Asia
#7673 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2002
#58 in Bangladesh
#3011 in Asia
#7676 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
2003
#59 in Bangladesh
#3067 in Asia
#7803 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
2001
#60 in Bangladesh
#3077 in Asia
#7827 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003
#61 in Bangladesh
#3079 in Asia
#7830 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2001
#62 in Bangladesh
#3141 in Asia
#8005 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003
#63 in Bangladesh
#3226 in Asia
#8236 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
2,500
#64 in Bangladesh
#3243 in Asia
#8284 in the World
Founded
2012
#65 in Bangladesh
#3248 in Asia
#8295 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2002
#66 in Bangladesh
#3284 in Asia
#8385 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2001
#67 in Bangladesh
#3410 in Asia
#8729 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1996
#68 in Bangladesh
#3413 in Asia
#8740 in the World
Founded
2003
#69 in Bangladesh
#3443 in Asia
#8813 in the World
Founded
2012
#70 in Bangladesh
#3557 in Asia
#9062 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2004
#71 in Bangladesh
#3773 in Asia
#9532 in the World
Founded
2013
#72 in Bangladesh
#3803 in Asia
#9592 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2002
#73 in Bangladesh
#3840 in Asia
#9687 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1993
#74 in Bangladesh
#3968 in Asia
#9966 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1996
#75 in Bangladesh
#3975 in Asia
#9988 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2004
#76 in Bangladesh
#4006 in Asia
#10069 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2011
#78 in Bangladesh
#4135 in Asia
#10297 in the World
Enrollment
125
Founded
2013
#79 in Bangladesh
#4404 in Asia
#10866 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2003
#80 in Bangladesh
#4450 in Asia
#10956 in the World
Founded
2013
#81 in Bangladesh
#4525 in Asia
#11108 in the World
Founded
2012
#82 in Bangladesh
#4547 in Asia
#11161 in the World
Enrollment
12,000
Male:Female
84:16
Founded
2012
#83 in Bangladesh
#4590 in Asia
#11262 in the World
Founded
2015
#84 in Bangladesh
#4596 in Asia
#11273 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2003
#85 in Bangladesh
#4630 in Asia
#11349 in the World
Enrollment
5,000
Founded
2012
#86 in Bangladesh
#4640 in Asia
#11371 in the World
Enrollment
1,560
Male:Female
59:41
Founded
2012
#87 in Bangladesh
#4727 in Asia
#11528 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2003
#88 in Bangladesh
#4734 in Asia
#11541 in the World
Founded
2017
#89 in Bangladesh
#4736 in Asia
#11544 in the World
Enrollment
125
Founded
2001
#90 in Bangladesh
#4758 in Asia
#11598 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2006
#91 in Bangladesh
#4808 in Asia
#11712 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2002
#92 in Bangladesh
#4831 in Asia
#11767 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
2012
#93 in Bangladesh
#4893 in Asia
#11906 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2003
#94 in Bangladesh
#4899 in Asia
#11924 in the World
Founded
2003
#95 in Bangladesh
#4914 in Asia
#11957 in the World
Founded
2016
#97 in Bangladesh
#5007 in Asia
#12153 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2003
#98 in Bangladesh
#5010 in Asia
#12157 in the World
Enrollment
4,984
Founded
2001
#99 in Bangladesh
#5022 in Asia
#12192 in the World
Founded
2013
#100 in Bangladesh
#5024 in Asia
#12197 in the World
Founded
2014

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

Average cost of living for students in Bangladesh is $294 + $22-154 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).