List of 48 best universities in Nicaragua

We ranked 48 best universities in Nicaragua based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 17.8K citations received by 3.88K publications made by 48 universities in Nicaragua, measured the popularity of 15 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Nicaragua
#4553 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1812
#2 in Nicaragua
#4888 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Founded
1929
#3 in Nicaragua
#8178 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
8,850
Founded
1960
#4 in Nicaragua
#8826 in the World
Enrollment
13,399
Founded
1983
#5 in Nicaragua
#8989 in the World
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1812
#8 in Nicaragua
#10568 in the World
Enrollment
5,000
Founded
1997
#9 in Nicaragua
#10605 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1967
#10 in Nicaragua
#10862 in the World
Founded
1992
#13 in Nicaragua
#1127 in Latin America
#11706 in the World
Enrollment
6,479
Founded
1991
#14 in Nicaragua
#1141 in Latin America
#11769 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1992
#15 in Nicaragua
#1210 in Latin America
#12043 in the World
Acceptance Rate
92%
Enrollment
1,400
Founded
1997
#16 in Nicaragua
#1229 in Latin America
#12164 in the World
Founded
1964
#18 in Nicaragua
#1259 in Latin America
#12326 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
#19 in Nicaragua
#1287 in Latin America
#12445 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1994
#20 in Nicaragua
#1328 in Latin America
#12567 in the World
Founded
1998
#21 in Nicaragua
#1345 in Latin America
#12623 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2009
#23 in Nicaragua
#1438 in Latin America
#12961 in the World
Acceptance Rate
92%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1997
#24 in Nicaragua
#1443 in Latin America
#12989 in the World
Enrollment
125
Founded
1997
#25 in Nicaragua
#1454 in Latin America
#13027 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1998
#26 in Nicaragua
#1472 in Latin America
#13087 in the World
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
2001
#28 in Nicaragua
#1564 in Latin America
#13373 in the World
Founded
1998
#31 in Nicaragua
#1624 in Latin America
#13553 in the World
Founded
1991
#32 in Nicaragua
#1653 in Latin America
#13630 in the World
Enrollment
8,682
#33 in Nicaragua
#1667 in Latin America
#13668 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Founded
2005
#38 in Nicaragua
#1699 in Latin America
#13821 in the World
Founded
2002
#41 in Nicaragua
#1711 in Latin America
#13868 in the World
Founded
2007
#44 in Nicaragua
#1726 in Latin America
#13947 in the World
Founded
1996
#45 in Nicaragua
#1740 in Latin America
#14045 in the World
Founded
2008
#48 in Nicaragua
#1756 in Latin America
#14130 in the World
Founded
1994

The best cities to study in Nicaragua based on the number of universities and their ranks are Leon, Managua, Puerto Cabeza, and Esteli.

Average cost of living for students in Nicaragua is $360 + $38-270 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).