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 659K citations received by 75.5K publications made by 129 universities in Bangladesh, measured the popularity of 361 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. University of Dhaka logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    37,018
    Founded
    1921
  2. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1962
  3. Rajshahi University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    2,200
    Founded
    1953
  4. Jahangirnagar University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1970
  5. Islamic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1979
  6. University of Chittagong logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1966
  7. BRAC University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2001
  8. Bangladesh Agricultural University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    6,075
    Founded
    1961
  9. North South University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  10. Jagannath University - Dhaka logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2005
  11. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1998
  12. Daffodil International University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2002
  13. Shahjalal University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    7,662
    Founded
    1986
  14. National University, Bangladesh logo
    Enrollment
    2,097,182
    Founded
    1992
  15. Independent University, Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    7,048
    Founded
    1993
  16. Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2003
  17. American International University - Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1995
  18. East West University - Dhaka logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1996
  19. Khulna University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1990
  20. Khulna University of Engineering and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2003
  21. Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    3,428
    Founded
    2001
  22. Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2003
  23. University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2004
  24. Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1999
  25. Jessore University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    3,466
    Founded
    2007
  26. Begum Rokeya University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    2008
  27. Patuakhali Science and Technology University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2001
  28. Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2003
  29. University of Asia Pacific logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1996
  30. Noakhali Science and Technology University logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2006
  31. International Islamic University, Chittagong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1995
  32. International University of Business Agriculture and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1993
  33. Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2001
  34. United International University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2003
  35. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1998
  36. Islamic University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1978
  37. Sylhet Agricultural University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2006
  38. Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1995
  39. Pabna Science and Technology University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2001
  40. Stamford University Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    2002
  41. Asian University for Women logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    800
    Founded
    2008
  42. Rajshahi Medical University logo
    Founded
    2016
  43. Comilla University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2006
  44. Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2006
  45. Bangladesh University of Textiles logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2010
  46. Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2006
  47. Southeast University, Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2002
  48. University of Barisal logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2011
  49. Green University of Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2003
  50. Eastern University, Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2003
  51. University of Science and Technology Chittagong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    5,682
    Founded
    1992
  52. World University of Bangladesh logo
    Enrollment
    6,673
    Founded
    2003
  53. Bangladesh University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2001
  54. Northern University of Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2002
  55. Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2016
  56. Southern University Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2002
  57. BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2012
  58. State University of Bangladesh logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2002
  59. Bangladesh University of Business and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2003
  60. Chittagong Independent University logo
    Founded
    2013
  61. East Delta University logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2006
  62. Uttara University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    2003
  63. Leading University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2001
  64. ASA University Bangladesh logo
    Enrollment
    4,000
    Founded
    2006
  65. Dhaka International University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1995
  66. Primeasia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2003
  67. Enrollment
    1,560
    Male:Female
    59:41
    Founded
    2012
  68. University of Information Technology and Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2003
  69. Premier University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    2001
  70. Bangladesh University of Professionals logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2008
  71. Metropolitan University - Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2003
  72. Presidency University, Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2003
  73. Canadian University of Bangladesh logo
    Founded
    2015
  74. Varendra University logo
    Enrollment
    5,000
    Founded
    2012
  75. Gono University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    2,500
  76. University of Development Alternative logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2002
  77. North East University Bangladesh logo
    Founded
    2012
  78. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2013
  79. European University of Bangladesh logo
    Enrollment
    12,000
    Male:Female
    84:16
    Founded
    2012
  80. Prime University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2002
  81. Manarat International University logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2001
  82. University of South Asia, Bangladesh logo
    Founded
    2003
  83. Notre Dame University Bangladesh logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2013
  84. Founded
    2013
  85. City University - Bangladesh logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2002
  86. Asian University of Bangladesh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1996
  87. Port City International University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2012
  88. Royal University of Dhaka logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2003
  89. Founded
    2012
  90. IBAIS University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2002
  91. Anwer Khan Modern University logo
    Founded
    2016
  92. Khwaja Yunus Ali University logo
    Founded
    2010
  93. Sylhet International University logo
    Enrollment
    4,984
    Founded
    2001
  94. Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2004
  95. North Western University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    489
    Founded
    2012
  96. Founded
    2003

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

Average cost of living for students in Bangladesh is $312 + $29-210 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).