Top 50 universities in Egypt: Rankings & Acceptance rate

  1. The American University in Cairo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    47%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1919
  2. Cairo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    257,200
    Founded
    1908
  3. Ain Shams University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1950
  4. Mansoura University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1972
  5. Alexandria University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    150,642
    Founded
    1942
  6. Al-Azhar University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1961
  7. Assiut University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1957
  8. Zagazig University logo
    Enrollment
    117,299
    Founded
    1974
  9. Helwan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1975
  10. Suez Canal University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1976
  11. Tanta University logo
    Founded
    1972
  12. The British University in Egypt logo
    Enrollment
    9,228
    Founded
    2005
  13. Benha University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    88,016
    Founded
    1976
  14. The German University in Cairo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2003
  15. Menoufia University logo
    Enrollment
    80,000
    Founded
    1976
  16. Minia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1976
  17. Beni-Suef University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    2005
  18. Misr International University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1996
  19. South Valley University - Qena logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1995
  20. Fayoum University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2005
  21. Aswan University logo
    Enrollment
    1,898
    Founded
    2012
  22. Sohag university logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    2006
  23. Kafrelsheikh University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2006
  24. Nile University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2006
  25. October 6 University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1996
  26. University of Sadat City logo
    Enrollment
    29,702
    Founded
    2013
  27. Pharos University in Alexandria logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2006
  28. Future University in Egypt logo
    Enrollment
    9,085
    Founded
    2006
  29. Port Said University logo
    Founded
    2010
  30. Misr University for Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    19,670
    Male:Female
    56:44
    Founded
    1996
  31. Damietta University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2012
  32. Modern Sciences and Arts University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1996
  33. Damanhour University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2010
  34. Heliopolis University logo
    Enrollment
    1,077
    Founded
    2012
  35. Nahda University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2006
  36. Suez University logo
    Founded
    2012
  37. Delta University for Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    94%
    Enrollment
    7,480
    Founded
    2007
  38. Sinai University logo
    Founded
    2006
  39. Badr University in Cairo logo
    Founded
    2014
  40. New Giza University logo
    Founded
    2016
  41. Egyptian Russian University logo
    Founded
    2006
  42. Deraya University logo
    Founded
    2010
  43. Egyptian Chinese University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2013
  44. Arish University logo
    Founded
    2016
  45. Founded
    2011

The best cities to study in Egypt based on the number of universities and their ranks are New Cairo, Giza, Cairo, and Mansoura.

Average cost of living for students in Egypt is $294 + $35-249 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).