Top 62 universities in Iraq

  1. University of Baghdad logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1957
  2. University of Babylon logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1991
  3. University of Technology - Baghdad logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1960
  4. University of Kufa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1987
  5. University of Al-Qadisiyah logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1987
  6. The University of Mustansiriyah logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1963
  7. University of Mosul logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1967
  8. Salahaddin University - Erbil logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    23,000
    Male:Female
    43:57
    Founded
    1968
  9. University of Basrah logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1964
  10. University of Sulaimani logo
    Founded
    1967
  11. University of Tikrit logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    12,466
    Male:Female
    53:47
    Founded
    1987
  12. The University of Duhok logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  13. University of Kerbala logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2002
  14. The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2007
  15. Middle Technical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    2014
  16. Soran University logo
    Enrollment
    4,992
    Founded
    2009
  17. University of Diyala logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    18,812
    Founded
    1999
  18. Al Nahrain University logo
    Enrollment
    1,171
    Founded
    1987
  19. University of Anbar logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1970
  20. Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    2014
  21. University of Zakho logo
    Enrollment
    573
    Founded
    2010
  22. Koya University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2003
  23. Tishk International University logo
    Founded
    2008
  24. University of Kurdistan Hewler logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    414
    Male:Female
    58:42
    Founded
    2006
  25. Sulaimani Polytechnic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    13,520
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1996
  26. Hawler Medical University logo
    Enrollment
    956
    Founded
    2005
  27. University of Misan logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2007
  28. University of Thi-Qar logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    2002
  29. University of Wasit logo
    Founded
    2003
  30. University of Information Technology and Communications logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    2014
  31. Al Muthanna University logo
    Founded
    2007
  32. Al Iraqia University logo
    Founded
    1989
  33. Al Qasim Green University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2012
  34. Cihan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2007
  35. University of Kirkuk logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2003
  36. University of Raparin logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2010
  37. University of Fallujah logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2014
  38. Lebanese French University logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2007
  39. Southern Technical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Founded
    2014
  40. Founded
    1993
  41. University of Sumer logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2014
  42. Komar University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2009
  43. University of Garmian logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2010
  44. Duhok Polytechnic University logo
    Founded
    1988
  45. Al-Karkh University of Science logo
    Founded
    2014
  46. Founded
    2012
  47. Nawroz University logo
    Founded
    2004
  48. Ninevah University logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2014
  49. Charmo University logo
    Founded
    2014
  50. Jabir Ibn Hayyan Medical University logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2013
  51. Basra University of Oil an Gas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2014
  52. University of Al Hamdaniya logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2014
  53. University of Telafer logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2014
  54. Imam Ja'afar Al-sadiq University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2004
  55. Knowledge University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2009
  56. Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2014
  57. Halabja University logo
    Founded
    2011
  58. Bayan University logo
    Founded
    2013
  59. Northern Technical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    2014

The best cities to study in Iraq based on the number of universities and their ranks are Baghdad, Al Hillah, Kufa, and Al Diwaniyah.

Average cost of living for students in Iraq is $418 + $50-360 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).