Top 109 universities in Kazakhstan: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1Nazarbayev University65%Nur-Sultan
2Al-Farabi Kazakh National UniversityAlmaty
3L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University75%Nur-Sultan
4Kazakh National Medical UniversityAlmaty
5KIMEP UniversityAlmaty
6Karaganda State Technical University65%Karaganda
7Semipalatinsk State UniversitySemey
8East-Kazakhstan State Technical UniversityUst-Kamenogorsk
9Satbayev UniversityAlmaty
10Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan45%Nur-Sultan
11Suleyman Demirel University - Kazakhstan65%Kaskelen
12Kazakh-British Technical UniversityAlmaty
13Karaganda State UniversityKaraganda
14Almaty Management UniversityAlmaty
15International IT UniversityAlmaty
16Kazakh National Pedagogical UniversityAlmaty
17Pavlodar State University75%Pavlodar
18Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil EngineeringAlmaty
19East-Kazakhstan State UniversityUst-Kamenogorsk
20Astana Medical UniversityNur-Sultan
21KAZGUU University65%Nur-Sultan
22Kazakh National Agricultural UniversityAlmaty
23South Kazakhstan State University45%Shymkent
24Narxoz UniversityAlmaty
25Saken Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University75%Nur-Sultan
26International Kazakh-Turkish UniversityTurkistan
27Caspian UniversityAlmaty
28Innovative University of Eurasia35%Pavlodar
29Karaganda State Medical UniversityKaraganda
30Zhetysu State UniversityTaldykorgan
31Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World LanguagesAlmaty
32North Kazakhstan State University85%Petropavlovsk
33Kazakh-American Free UniversityUst-Kamenogorsk
34Turan University85%Almaty
35Kazakh-German University75%Almaty
36Kyzylorda State UniversityKyzylorda
37Caspian State University of Technologies and EngineeringAktau
38West Kazakhstan State University55%Uralsk
39Kazakhstan School of Public HealthAlmaty
40Karaganda University of EconomicsKaraganda
41Rudny Industrial InstituteRudny
42Kostanay State UniversityKostanay
43Taraz State University65%Taraz
44University of International BusinessAlmaty
45West Kazakhstan Agro-Technical UniversityUralsk
46Almaty Technological UniversityAlmaty
47Financial AcademyNur-Sultan
48South Kazakhstan Medical AcademyShymkent
49Almaty University of Power Engineering and TelecommunicationsAlmaty
50Kostanay State Pedagogical UniversityKostanay
51Kazakh Academy of Transport and CommunicationAlmaty
52Kokshetau State UniversityKokshetau
53Kostanay Engineering-Pedagogical UniversityKostanay
54Aktobe Regional State UniversityAktobe
55Kazakh State Women's Teacher Training UniversityAlmaty
56Kazakh National ConservatoryAlmaty
57Humanitarian-Technical AcademyKokshetau
58Kazakh National Academy of ArtsAlmaty
59Kazakhstan Engineering-Technological UniversityAlmaty
60Kazakh Humanitarian Law Innovative UniversitySemey
61Almaty Academy of Economics and StatisticsAlmaty
62Atyrau State UniversityAtyrau
63Semey Medical UniversitySemey
64Taraz State Pedagogical UniversityTaraz
65Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International TradeNur-Sultan
66Kostanay Social-Technical UniversityKostanay
67West Kazakhstan State Medical UniversityAktobe
68University "Miras"Shymkent
69Aktobe University S. Baisheva85%Aktobe
70Karaganda State Industrial UniversityTemirtau
71Kazakh-American UniversityAlmaty
72Kazakh Medical University of Continuing EducationAlmaty
73Kazakh-Russian International UniversityAktobe
74Kazakhstan-Russian Medical UniversityAlmaty
75Kokshetau University named after A. MyrzakhmetovKokshetau
76Atyrau University of Oil and GasAtyrau
77Zhezkazgan UniversityZezkazgan
78Taraz Innovative-Humanitarian UniversityTaraz
79Kazakh University of Railway TransportAlmaty
80Kazakh University of Technology and BusinessNur-Sultan
81Kainar UniversityAlmaty
82Karaganda University BolashakKaraganda
83Kazakh Academy of Sport and TourismAlmaty
84South Kazakhstan State Pedagogical InstituteShymkent
85Eurasian Academy of Law after D.A. KunaevAlmaty
86Kazakhstan Innovative UniversitySemey
87Shymkent UniversityShymkent
88Turan-Astana University85%Nur-Sultan
89Eurasian Institute for the HumanitiesNur-Sultan
90L.B. Goncharov Kazakh Road AcademyAlmaty
91Arkalyk State Pedagogical InstituteArkalyk
92Eurasian Technological University75%Almaty
93Almaty UniversityAlmaty
94Central Kazakhstan AcademyKaraganda
95Kazak Academy of Labour and Social RelationsAlmaty
96Pavlodar State Pedagogical UniversityPavlodar
97Syrdariya UniversityZhetisay
98University of Foreign Languages and Business CareerAlmaty
99University BolashakKyzylorda
100Atyrau Institute of Engineering and HumanitiesAtyrau
101Kazakhstan Engineering and Pedagogical University of Friendship of PeoplesShymkent
102SILKWAY International UniversityShymkent
103Astana UniversityNur-Sultan
104International Humanitarian Technical UniversityShymkent
105Kazakh National University of Arts55%Nur-Sultan
106Kokshe AcademyKokshetau
107South-Kazakhstan Humanitarian InstituteShymkent
108The Regional Social and Innovation UniversityShymkent
109University of Innovation and Technology of Western KazakhstanUralsk

The best cities to study in Kazakhstan based on the number of universities and their ranks are Nur-Sultan, Almaty, Karaganda, and Semey.

Average cost of living for students in Kazakhstan is $269 + $28-201 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).