List of 23 best universities in Switzerland

Updated:

EduRank

Top 23 universities in Switzerland ranked by EduRank based on research outputs, non-academic prominence, and alumni influence. The rankings are determined by analyzing 24.2M citations received by 744K academic publications made by 23 universities from Switzerland, the popularity of 1,760 recognized alumni, and the largest reference database available.

2. University of Zurich

#18 in Europe
#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

5. University of Geneva

#53 in Europe
#170 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
17,744

7. University of Lausanne

#93 in Europe
#250 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
16,919

8. University of Fribourg

#212 in Europe
#542 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
10,366

10. University of Neuchatel

#344 in Europe
#899 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
4,282

18. University of Lucerne

#748 in Europe
#2348 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
2,944

20. Webster University Geneva

#1373 in Europe
#5597 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Enrollment
500
Founded
1915

The best cities to study in Switzerland based on the number of universities and their ranks are Zurich, Lausanne, Bern, and Geneva.

Average cost of living for students in Switzerland is $1273 + $221-1577 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).