List of 39 best universities in Kyrgyzstan

We ranked 39 best universities in Kyrgyzstan based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 7.93K citations received by 1.01K publications made by 39 universities in Kyrgyzstan, measured the popularity of 24 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1993
  2. Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
  3. University of Central Asia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2000
  4. American University of Central Asia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1993
  5. Kyrgyz State Medical Academy logo
    Enrollment
    4,645
    Male:Female
    46:54
    Founded
    1939
  6. Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1925
  7. Kyrgyz State Technical University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1954
  8. Osh State University logo
    Enrollment
    25,000
    Founded
    1951
  9. Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1993
  10. Issyk-Kul State University logo
    Founded
    1940
  11. Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1933
  12. Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1998
  13. Academy of Education of Kyrgyzstan logo
    Founded
    2002
  14. Kyrgyz State University after I. Arabayev logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1945
  15. Bishkek Humanities University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1979
  16. Ala-Too International University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
  17. Kyrgyz State Academy of Law logo
    Founded
    2003
  18. Founded
    1997
  19. Kyrgyz Economic University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1997
  20. Jalalabad State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1993
  21. Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1955
  22. Naryn State University logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1996
  23. Kyrgyz State University of Culture and Arts logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1967
  24. Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1996
  25. Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    1,702
    Founded
    1994
  26. International University of Central Asia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    2008
  27. Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1993
  28. Asian Medical Institute logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    2004
  29. Kyrgyz National Conservatory logo
    Founded
    1993
  30. Acceptance Rate
    94%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2000
  31. Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2006
  32. Kyrgyz-Uzbek University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1994
  33. Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1991

The best cities to study in Kyrgyzstan based on the number of universities and their ranks are Bishkek, Osh, Karakol, and Jalalabat.

Average cost of living for students in Kyrgyzstan is $232 + $28-198 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).