List of 7 best universities in Iceland

We ranked 7 best universities in Iceland based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 747K citations received by 18K publications made by 7 universities in Iceland, measured the popularity of 99 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Iceland
#255 in Europe
#638 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
12,992
Founded
1911
#2 in Iceland
#623 in Europe
#1919 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
3,800
Founded
1998
#3 in Iceland
#1226 in Europe
#4774 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,800
Founded
1987
#4 in Iceland
#1251 in Europe
#4911 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
125
Founded
2005
#5 in Iceland
#1516 in Europe
#6330 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1918
#6 in Iceland
#1589 in Europe
#6694 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
350
Founded
1998
#7 in Iceland
#1600 in Europe
#6731 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
2007

The best cities to study in Iceland based on the number of universities and their ranks are Reykjavik, Akureyri, Borgarnes, and Sauarkrokur.

Average cost of living for students in Iceland is $921 + $174-1244 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).