Top 25 universities in the DR Congo

  1. University of Kinshasa logo
    Enrollment
    26,000
    Founded
    1954
  2. University of Lubumbashi logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1955
  3. University of Kisangani logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1963
  4. Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Founded
    1961
  5. Catholic University of Bukavu logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1989
  6. Evangelical University in Africa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1991
  7. Catholic University of Congo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Founded
    1957
  8. University of Mbuji-Mayi logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1990
  9. University of Uele logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1998
  10. Free University of the Great Lakes Countries logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1991
  11. Shalom University of Bunia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1961
  12. Protestant University of Congo logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1959
  13. Free University of Kinshasa logo
    Founded
    1988
  14. Enrollment
    3,610
    Founded
    1992
  15. Founded
    1984
  16. Protestant University of Lubumbashi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2002
  17. Catholic University of Graben logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1989
  18. Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1996
  19. University of Goma logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    2,901
    Founded
    1993
  20. Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1955
  21. Founded
    1992
  22. Founded
    1994
  23. Founded
    2004
  24. Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Founded
    2010

The best cities to study in the DR Congo based on the number of universities and their ranks are Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, Kisangani, and Bukavu.

Average cost of living for students in the DR Congo is $420 + $43-305 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).