Top 64 universities in Belgium

  1. Ghent University logo
    Enrollment
    41,669
    Founded
    1817
  2. Catholic University of Leuven logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1425
  3. Free University of Brussels logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1834
  4. Catholic University of Louvain logo
    Enrollment
    28,632
    Founded
    1425
  5. Free University of Brussels - VUB logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    11,101
    Founded
    1970
  6. University of Antwerp logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2003
  7. University of Liege logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1817
  8. Hasselt University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1973
  9. University of Namur logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1849
  10. University of Mons logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2009
  11. Institute of Tropical Medicine logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1906
  12. University College Ghent logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1995
  13. Vlerick Business School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1953
  14. Saint-Louis University - Brussels logo
    Enrollment
    4,152
    Founded
    1948
  15. Howest University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1995
  16. Thomas More University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    91%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2014
  17. Odisee University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2014
  18. Artevelde University College Ghent logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2000
  19. LUCA School of Arts logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1995
  20. Karel de Grote - University College logo
    Enrollment
    8,000
    Founded
    1995
  21. University College of the Province of Liege logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    2007
  22. Erasmus University College, Brussels logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1995
  23. VIVES logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2013
  24. University College Leuven-Limburg logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1994
  25. PXL University College logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2013
  26. ICHEC Brussels Management School logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1954
  27. Antwerp Management School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1959
  28. Royal Conservatory of Brussels logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1832
  29. University College of Louvain en Hainaut logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2009
  30. Antwerp Maritime Academy logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1834
  31. Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1926
  32. Leonardo da Vinci University College logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1994
  33. Mosane Free University College logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    2008
  34. University College of Namur-Liege-Luxembourg logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2011
  35. Evangelical Theological Faculty, Leuven logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1919
  36. EPHEC University College logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1969
  37. Plantijn University College logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2013
  38. Robert Schuman University College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1995
  39. Albert Jacquard University College logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1995
  40. Arts - Academy of Arts logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2012
  41. School of Graphic Research logo
    Founded
    1999
  42. Brussels Free University College-Ilya Prigogine logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1995
  43. Charlemagne University College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Founded
    1995
  44. School of Arts Saint-Luc de Liege logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1890
  45. Francisco Ferrer University College logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1995
  46. University College of the Town of Liege logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1995
  47. Vesalius College logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1987
  48. Institute of Visual Arts logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    500
    Founded
    1959
  49. Lucia de Brouckere University College logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1995
  50. Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2001
  51. Founded
    1756
  52. Hainaut University College logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1995
  53. Paul-Henri Spaak University College logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1996
  54. Royal Conservatory of Liege logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1830
  55. Galilee University College logo
    Founded
    1995
  56. Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Founded
    1836

The best cities to study in Belgium based on the number of universities and their ranks are Ghent, Leuven, Brussels, and Louvain-la-Neuve.

Average cost of living for students in Belgium is $687 + $105-748 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).