List of 30 best universities in Jordan

We ranked 30 best universities in Jordan based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 819K citations received by 44.8K publications made by 30 universities in Jordan, measured the popularity of 43 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Jordan
#284 in Asia
#1148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1962
#2 in Jordan
#357 in Asia
#1320 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
23,000
Founded
1986
#3 in Jordan
#793 in Asia
#2618 in the World
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1976
#4 in Jordan
#1024 in Asia
#3202 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
50,604
Founded
1996
#5 in Jordan
#1160 in Asia
#3536 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1981
#6 in Jordan
#1191 in Asia
#3610 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1990
#7 in Jordan
#1227 in Asia
#3697 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1991
#8 in Jordan
#1254 in Asia
#3771 in the World
Enrollment
5,900
Founded
1991
#9 in Jordan
#1371 in Asia
#4047 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
5,000
Founded
2005
#10 in Jordan
#1607 in Asia
#4591 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
3,194
Founded
1991
#11 in Jordan
#1706 in Asia
#4829 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1991
#12 in Jordan
#1718 in Asia
#4850 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1993
#13 in Jordan
#1735 in Asia
#4884 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1989
#14 in Jordan
#1877 in Asia
#5199 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1994
#15 in Jordan
#1956 in Asia
#5359 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2005
#16 in Jordan
#1982 in Asia
#5429 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1993
#17 in Jordan
#2260 in Asia
#6083 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1999
#18 in Jordan
#2296 in Asia
#6161 in the World
Founded
2000
#19 in Jordan
#2315 in Asia
#6213 in the World
Founded
1992
#20 in Jordan
#2426 in Asia
#6450 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
4,797
Founded
2005
#21 in Jordan
#2899 in Asia
#7452 in the World
Enrollment
4,200
Founded
2005
#22 in Jordan
#2952 in Asia
#7560 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2011
#23 in Jordan
#2953 in Asia
#7561 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1994
#24 in Jordan
#2963 in Asia
#7582 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1989
#25 in Jordan
#4489 in Asia
#11040 in the World
Founded
2017
#27 in Jordan
#4691 in Asia
#11463 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
125
Founded
1989
#28 in Jordan
#4857 in Asia
#11829 in the World
Enrollment
189
#29 in Jordan
#4986 in Asia
#12111 in the World
Founded
1980
#30 in Jordan
#5076 in Asia
#12321 in the World
Founded
2008

The best cities to study in Jordan based on the number of universities and their ranks are Amman, Irbid, Al-Salt, and Al-Karak.

Average cost of living for students in Jordan is $535 + $42-301 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).