Top 43 universities in Croatia

  1. University of Zagreb logo
    Enrollment
    56,113
    Founded
    1874
  2. University of Rijeka logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1973
  3. University of Split logo
    Enrollment
    20,000
    Founded
    1974
  4. J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek logo
    Enrollment
    20,000
    Founded
    1975
  5. University of Zadar logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2002
  6. University of Dubrovnik logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2003
  7. University of Pula logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2006
  8. Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    2008
  9. Enrollment
    4,300
    Founded
    1998
  10. University North logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Founded
    2015
  11. Zagreb School of Economics and Managment logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Founded
    2002
  12. Catholic University of Croatia logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2006
  13. PAR University College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    2007
  14. VERN Polytechnic logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Founded
    2000
  15. Polytechnic of Rijeka logo
    Founded
    1998
  16. Polytechnic of Applied Health Studies in Zagreb logo
    Enrollment
    4,000
    Founded
    1966
  17. Polytechnic of Sibenik logo
    Founded
    2006
  18. Polytechnic of Pozega logo
    Founded
    1998
  19. Founded
    1997
  20. College of Slavonski Brod logo
    Enrollment
    1,042
    Founded
    2006
  21. Libertas University logo
    Founded
    2008
  22. Enrollment
    1,700
    Founded
    2003
  23. Zagreb School of Business logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    12
    Founded
    2006
  24. Founded
    2005
  25. Polytechnic of Bjelovar logo
    Founded
    2007
  26. Founded
    2006
  27. Istrian Polytechnic logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%

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

Average cost of living for students in Croatia is $487 + $64-454 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).