List of 12 best universities in Bahrain

We ranked 12 best universities in Bahrain based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 118K citations received by 5.94K publications made by 12 universities in Bahrain, measured the popularity of 4 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. University of Bahrain logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1986
  2. Arabian Gulf University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    1,340
    Founded
    1981
  3. Ahlia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2001
  4. Applied Science University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2004
  5. Kingdom University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2002
  6. Gulf University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Founded
    2001
  7. University College of Bahrain logo
    Founded
    2002
  8. Royal University for Women logo
    Founded
    2005
  9. AMA International University Bahrain logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2002

The best cities to study in Bahrain based on the number of universities and their ranks are Sakhir, Manama, Riffa, and Sanad.

Average cost of living for students in Bahrain is $463 + $98-702 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).