List of 28 best universities in Latvia

We ranked 28 best universities in Latvia based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 167K citations received by 17.2K publications made by 28 universities in Latvia, measured the popularity of 310 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Latvia
#370 in Europe
#989 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
15,250
Founded
1919
#2 in Latvia
#520 in Europe
#1506 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1862
#3 in Latvia
#905 in Europe
#3132 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1939
#4 in Latvia
#1111 in Europe
#4216 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1921
#5 in Latvia
#1291 in Europe
#5149 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1997
#6 in Latvia
#1343 in Europe
#5423 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1999
#7 in Latvia
#1363 in Europe
#5494 in the World
Enrollment
125
Founded
1994
#8 in Latvia
#1413 in Europe
#5717 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1996
#9 in Latvia
#1455 in Europe
#5978 in the World
Enrollment
125
Founded
1998
#10 in Latvia
#1581 in Europe
#6646 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1997
#11 in Latvia
#1715 in Europe
#7350 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1950
#12 in Latvia
#1880 in Europe
#8078 in the World
Enrollment
125
Founded
1994
#13 in Latvia
#1896 in Europe
#8122 in the World
Founded
1919
#14 in Latvia
#1952 in Europe
#8319 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1993
#15 in Latvia
#1958 in Europe
#8338 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1993
#16 in Latvia
#1966 in Europe
#8370 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1990
#17 in Latvia
#2047 in Europe
#8615 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1992
#18 in Latvia
#2055 in Europe
#8632 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1954
#19 in Latvia
#2061 in Europe
#8647 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,500
#20 in Latvia
#2073 in Europe
#8687 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1920
#21 in Latvia
#2421 in Europe
#10282 in the World
Founded
1921
#22 in Latvia
#2440 in Europe
#10405 in the World
Founded
1992
#23 in Latvia
#2502 in Europe
#10787 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1993
#24 in Latvia
#2628 in Europe
#11654 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1946
#25 in Latvia
#2650 in Europe
#11892 in the World
Founded
1993
#26 in Latvia
#2673 in Europe
#12086 in the World
Founded
1992
#28 in Latvia
#2748 in Europe
#13048 in the World
Founded
1991

The best cities to study in Latvia based on the number of universities and their ranks are Riga, Jelgava, Daugavpils, and Ventspils.

Average cost of living for students in Latvia is $454 + $57-410 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).