Top 50 universities in Egypt: Rankings & Acceptance rate

University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1The American University in CairoNew Cairo
2Cairo University95%Giza
3Mansoura UniversityMansoura
4Ain Shams UniversityCairo
5Alexandria University85%Alexandria
6Assiut UniversityAsyut
7Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime TransportAlexandria
8Benha University85%Benha
9The German University in Cairo55%New Cairo
10Zagazig UniversityZagazig
11Egypt-Japan University of Science and TechnologyNew Borg El Arab
12Tanta UniversityTanta
13Al-Azhar UniversityCairo
14The British University in EgyptEl Shorouk
15Fayoum University65%Faiyum
16Helwan University85%Cairo
17Aswan UniversityAswan
18South Valley University - QenaQena
19Kafrelsheikh University75%Kafr El Sheikh
20Menoufia UniversityShebin El-Kom
21Beni-Suef University75%Beni-Suef
22University of Science and Technology at Zewail City6th of October City
23Pharos University in Alexandria65%Alexandria
24Future University in EgyptNew Cairo
25Suez Canal UniversityIsmailia
26Nile University95%Sheikh Zayed City
27Sohag university65%Nasser City
28Minia University85%Minya
29Port Said UniversityPort Said
30Misr International University15%Cairo
31Misr University for Science and Technology6th of October City
32Damietta University65%Damietta
33University of Sadat CitySadat
34October 6 University6th of October City
35Damanhour UniversityDamanhur
36Suez UniversitySuez
37Heliopolis UniversityCairo
38The Arab Academy for Management, Banking and Financial SciencesCairo
39Nahda UniversityCairo
40French University of EgyptEl Shorouk
41New Giza UniversityGiza
42Sinai UniversityCairo
43Modern Sciences and Arts University55%6th of October City
44Delta University for Science and TechnologyMansoura
45Badr University in CairoBadr
46Egyptian Russian UniversityBadr
47Deraya UniversityMinya
48Egyptian Chinese University85%Cairo
49Arish UniversityArish
50Alamein UniversityEl Alamein

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

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).