Top 39 universities in Greece

  1. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens logo
    Enrollment
    70,461
    Founded
    1837
  2. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki logo
    Enrollment
    74
    Founded
    1925
  3. National Technical University of Athens logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1836
  4. University of Patras logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1964
  5. University of Crete logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1973
  6. Athens University of Economics and Business logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1920
  7. University of Ioannina logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1970
  8. University of the Aegean logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1984
  9. Democritus University of Thrace logo
    Enrollment
    29,000
    Founded
    1973
  10. University of Macedonia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1957
  11. University of Piraeus logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1938
  12. Technical University of Crete logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1977
  13. Agricultural University of Athens logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1920
  14. University of Thessaly logo
    Founded
    1984
  15. Technological Education Institute of Larissa logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1974
  16. Ionian University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1984
  17. Technological Education Institute of Athens logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    2018
  18. University of Peloponnese logo
    Founded
    2002
  19. Panteion University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1930
  20. Harokopio University logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1990
  21. The American College of Greece logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Founded
    1875
  22. University of Western Macedonia logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2004
  23. Technological Education Institute of Piraeus logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1983
  24. Athens School of Fine Arts logo
    Founded
    1837
  25. International Hellenic University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    2005
  26. Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2013
  27. The American College of Thessaloniki logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1886
  28. Technological Education Institute of Central Macedonia logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1983
  29. ALBA Graduate Business School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1992
  30. Technological Education Institute of Chalkida logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1983
  31. Technological Educational Institute of Peloponnese logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1986
  32. Technological Educational Institute of Central Greece logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2013
  33. Hellenic Naval Academy logo
    Founded
    1845

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