Top 39 universities in Greece: Rankings & Acceptance rate

University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1Aristotle University of ThessalonikiThessaloniki
2National and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthens
3National Technical University of AthensAthens
4University of PatrasPatras
5University of CreteRethymno
6University of IoanninaIoannina
7University of the Aegean95%Mytilene
8Democritus University of ThraceKomotini
9University of ThessalyVolos
10Athens University of Economics and Business95%Athens
11University of Macedonia65%Thessaloniki
12University of PiraeusPiraeus
13Technical University of CreteChania
14Agricultural University of AthensAthens
15Technological Education Institute of AthensAthens
16Ionian UniversityCorfu
17Alexander Technological Educational Institute of ThessalonikiThessaloniki
18University of PeloponneseTripolis
19Harokopio UniversityAthens
20Technological Educational Institute of CreteHeraklion
21Technological Education Institute of LarissaLarissa
22University of Western MacedoniaKozani
23Panteion UniversityAthens
24Technological Education Institute of PiraeusPiraeus
25Technological Educational Institute of Eastern Macedonia and ThraceKavala
26The American College of GreeceAthens
27The American College of Thessaloniki75%Thessaloniki
28Technological Education Institute of EpirosIgoumenitsa
29International Hellenic UniversityThessaloniki
30Technological Education Institute of ChalkidaChalkida
31Technological Educational Institute of Western GreecePatras
32ALBA Graduate Business School55%Athens
33Technological Education Institute of Western MacedoniaKozani
34Athens School of Fine ArtsAthens
35Technological Education Institute of Central MacedoniaSerres
36Technological Education Institute of Ionian IslandsArgostoli
37Technological Educational Institute of Central GreeceLamia
38Technological Educational Institute of PeloponneseKalamata
39Hellenic Naval AcademyPiraeus

The best cities to study in Greece based on the number of universities and their ranks are Thessaloniki, Athens, Patras, and Rethymno.

Average cost of living for students in Greece is $515 + $60-431 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).