Top 88 universities in Italy: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1University of Bologna55%Bologna
Emilia-Romagna
2Sapienza University of RomeRome
Lazio
3University of PaduaPadua
Veneto
4Polytechnic University of MilanMilan
Lombardia
5University of Pisa25%Pisa
Toscana
6University of MilanMilan
Lombardia
7Federico II University of NaplesNaples
Campania
8University of FlorenceFlorence
Toscana
9University of TurinTurin
Piemonte
10Polytechnic University of TurinTurin
Piemonte
11University of Trento55%Trento
Trentino-Alto Adige
12International School for Advanced Studies5%Trieste
Friuli Venezia Giulia
13University of GenoaGenoa
Liguria
14University of Rome Tor VergataRome
Lazio
15University of PalermoPalermo
Sicilia
16Catholic University of the Sacred HeartMilan
Lombardia
17University of Milano-BicoccaMilan
Lombardia
18University of SienaSiena
Toscana
19University of Catania25%Catania
Sicilia
20University of ParmaParma
Emilia-Romagna
21Roma Tre University75%Rome
Lazio
22University of SalernoSalerno
Campania
23University of TriesteTrieste
Friuli Venezia Giulia
24University of BariBari
Puglia
25Ca' Foscari University of VeniceVenice
Veneto
26University of PerugiaPerugia
Umbria
27University of CalabriaCosenza
Calabria
28University of UdineUdine
Friuli Venezia Giulia
29University of Cagliari85%Cagliari
Sardegna
30University of FerraraFerrara
Emilia-Romagna
31University of VeronaVerona
Veneto
32University of Modena and Reggio EmiliaModena
Emilia-Romagna
33Normal School of PisaPisa
Toscana
34University of MessinaMessina
Sicilia
35Polytechnical University of MarcheAncona
Marche
36University of Brescia85%Brescia
Lombardia
37Bocconi UniversityMilan
Lombardia
38University of AquilaL'Aquila
Abruzzo
39Free University of Bozen65%Bolzano
Trentino-Alto Adige
40University of SalentoLecce
Puglia
41LUISS University65%Rome
Lazio
42Carlo Bo University of UrbinoUrbino
Marche
43University of SassariSassari
Sardegna
44G. d'Annunzio University of ChietiChieti
Abruzzo
45Polytechnic University of BariBari
Puglia
46University of InsubriaVarese
Lombardia
47University of BergamoBergamo
Lombardia
48University of CamerinoCamerino
Marche
49University of Cassino and Southern LazioCassino
Lazio
50University of TusciaViterbo
Lazio
51Basilicata UniversityPotenza
Basilicata
52IUAV University of VeniceVenice
Veneto
53Mediterranean University of Reggio CalabriaReggio Calabria
Calabria
54University of MacerataMacerata
Marche
55Parthenope University of NaplesNaples
Campania
56University of SannioBenevento
Campania
57University of FoggiaFoggia
Puglia
58University of MoliseCampobasso
Molise
59Campus Bio-Medico University of RomeRome
Lazio
60Carlo Cattaneo UniversityCastellanza
Lombardia
61Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies25%Pisa
Toscana
62LUM Jean Monnet UniversityCasamassima
Puglia
63University of PaviaPavia
Lombardia
64University of CatanzaroCatanzaro
Calabria
65Maria Santissima Assunta Free UniversityRome
Lazio
66University of Campania Luigi VanvitelliCaserta
Campania
67University of TeramoTeramo
Abruzzo
68IULM UniversityMilan
Lombardia
69Pontifical Gregorian University85%Rome
Lazio
70University of Italian Studies for Foreigners of SienaSiena
Toscana
71University of Naples "L'Orientale"Naples
Campania
72University of Eastern PiedmontVercelli
Piemonte
73University of Gastronomic Sciences85%Bra
Piemonte
74University of Italian Studies for Foreigners of PerugiaPerugia
Umbria
75Vita-Salute San Raffaele University5%Milan
Lombardia
76Kore University of EnnaEnna
Sicilia
77Pontifical University of the Holy CrossRome
Lazio
78Foro Italico University of Rome75%Rome
Lazio
79Salesian Pontifical UniversityRome
Lazio
80University of International Studies of Rome75%Rome
Lazio
81University of Aosta ValleyAosta
Valle di Aosta
82European University of Rome65%Rome
Lazio
83Pontifical University AntonianumRome
Lazio
84Pontifical Urbaniana UniversityRome
Lazio
85Suor Orsola Benincasa University of NaplesNaples
Campania
86Pontifical Institute of Christian ArchaeologyRome
Lazio
87Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas85%Rome
Lazio
88Pontifical Faculty of Education Sciences AuxiliumRome
Lazio

The best cities to study in Italy based on the number of universities and their ranks are Bologna, Rome, Padua, and Milan.

Average cost of living for students in Italy is $668 + $88-628 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).