List of 43 best universities in Croatia

We ranked 43 best universities in Croatia based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 1.15M citations received by 82.9K publications made by 43 universities in Croatia, measured the popularity of 283 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Croatia
#133 in Europe
#345 in the World
Enrollment
56,113
Founded
1874
#2 in Croatia
#413 in Europe
#1142 in the World
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1974
#3 in Croatia
#464 in Europe
#1323 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973
#4 in Croatia
#566 in Europe
#1688 in the World
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1975
#5 in Croatia
#863 in Europe
#2947 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2002
#6 in Croatia
#1072 in Europe
#4002 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2003
#7 in Croatia
#1169 in Europe
#4480 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2006
#8 in Croatia
#1229 in Europe
#4788 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
2008
#9 in Croatia
#1416 in Europe
#5724 in the World
Enrollment
4,300
Founded
1998
#10 in Croatia
#1465 in Europe
#6035 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Founded
2002
#11 in Croatia
#1515 in Europe
#6327 in the World
Founded
2015
#12 in Croatia
#1616 in Europe
#6805 in the World
Founded
1998
#14 in Croatia
#1692 in Europe
#7234 in the World
Founded
2005
#15 in Croatia
#1698 in Europe
#7270 in the World
Founded
2007
#18 in Croatia
#2293 in Europe
#9683 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2006
#19 in Croatia
#2413 in Europe
#10234 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
375
Founded
2007
#20 in Croatia
#2417 in Europe
#10253 in the World
Founded
2000
#21 in Croatia
#2459 in Europe
#10524 in the World
Enrollment
4,000
Founded
1966
#22 in Croatia
#2499 in Europe
#10762 in the World
Founded
2010
#23 in Croatia
#2503 in Europe
#10788 in the World
Founded
2008
#24 in Croatia
#2505 in Europe
#10808 in the World
Founded
1997
#26 in Croatia
#2529 in Europe
#10994 in the World
Founded
1998
#29 in Croatia
#2552 in Europe
#11102 in the World
Enrollment
1,700
Founded
2003
#30 in Croatia
#2581 in Europe
#11320 in the World
Founded
2006
#31 in Croatia
#2598 in Europe
#11487 in the World
Founded
1998
#33 in Croatia
#2626 in Europe
#11647 in the World
Founded
2006
#34 in Croatia
#2627 in Europe
#11648 in the World
Founded
2007
#35 in Croatia
#2643 in Europe
#11847 in the World
Enrollment
1,042
Founded
2006
#36 in Croatia
#2652 in Europe
#11904 in the World
Founded
2005
#37 in Croatia
#2656 in Europe
#11946 in the World
Enrollment
12
Founded
2006
#38 in Croatia
#2671 in Europe
#12069 in the World
#43 in Croatia
#2763 in Europe
#13332 in the World

The best cities to study in Croatia based on the number of universities and their ranks are Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, and Osijek.

Average cost of living for students in Croatia is $457 + $63-449 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).