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 129K citations received by 5.32K publications made by 12 universities in Bahrain, measured the popularity of 6 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Bahrain
#731 in Asia
#2439 in the World
Enrollment
26,000
Founded
1986
#2 in Bahrain
#1678 in Asia
#4760 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1981
#3 in Bahrain
#2188 in Asia
#5907 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2001
#4 in Bahrain
#2569 in Asia
#6767 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Founded
2001
#5 in Bahrain
#3125 in Asia
#7958 in the World
Founded
2002
#6 in Bahrain
#3152 in Asia
#8036 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2002
#7 in Bahrain
#3167 in Asia
#8064 in the World
Founded
2005
#8 in Bahrain
#3504 in Asia
#8958 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2002
#10 in Bahrain
#4402 in Asia
#10863 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
3,000
Founded
2004

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

Average cost of living for students in Bahrain is $480 + $97-691 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).